Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Fujifilm and imec Demonstrate Full-color Organic light-emitting diodes With photoresist technology for organic semiconductors
Microsoft Showcases new Windows 10 Devices At Computex 2015
Corning's new Eagle XG Slim glass In Just 0.4mm Thick
Plextor At Computex 2015
Samsung Mobile Payment System Coming In September
Toshiba Partners with Microsoft to Deliver New Internet of Things Solutions
Kingston Releases USB Type-C Flash Drive
AMD Targets Notebooks and All-in-Ones With 6th Generation A-Series Processor
Active Discussions
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Tablet ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Tablet Market To Exceed 100 Million Shipments in 2012


The April to June quarter of 2012 set a new record for media tablet shipments, and this year's total shipments are expected to exceed 100 million this year, ABI Research estimates.

April to Jun tablet sales reached nearly 25 million units with total shipments growing 36% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) and 77% year-over-year (YoY). Apple iPad shipments represented nearly 69% of worldwide volumes for the period, according to a preliminary assessment of vendor share by ABI Research.

Gains in the quarter also came from Samsung (8.1%) and ASUS (4.0%), while RIM (1.0%) experienced the most significant decline. Shipments of Dell and LG ceased in the period as both companies retrench for future tablet offerings. Worldwide shipments of media tablets are expected to exceed 100 million units in 2012.

Most impressive about Apples 17.0 million tablet shipments in 2Q2012 was it nearly matched 2010 total worldwide shipments of 17.3 million for all vendors, says Jeff Orr, senior practice director for mobile devices. Company representatives noted that nearly 1 million of its iPad 2 devices were shipped to US education customers during the period, which contributed to the companys growth but also its continuing average selling price (ASP) decline. ABI Research estimates a 4% drop in ASP for the company QoQ and nearly 19% YoY.

Despite shipment restrictions imposed on Samsung, the Korean manufacturer maintained its second-place share for 2Q2012, followed by Amazon and ASUS. New vendors and products are entering the fray during the second half of the year, including tablets from Google and Microsoft. ABI Research expects the new products to impact share both positively from Google Nexus 7 and negatively from Microsofts Surface tablets of Googles Android OS used on most tablet models. The tablet market is on track for 102 to 110 million shipments worldwide for full-year 2012, adds Orr.

Generally thought of as mobile computing devices, the majority of tablet shipments only contain Wi-Fi support, which restricts device use to homes, facilities, and public hotspots. In 2Q2012, less than 27% of new shipments included a mobile broadband (3G/4G) modem module, down 12% YoY. A more competitive marketplace and consumers looking to keep personal expenses down have contributed to this trend.


Previous
Next
Facebook Makes iPhone app Faster        All News        LG To Use Qualcomm's Quad-core Processors In New Smartphone
Hitachi Data Systems Announces Flash Strategy, Faster SSD Controller     PC Parts News      ARCHOS Unveils Gen10 XS Tablet Line

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
E FUN Introduces Affordable Flexx 2-in-1 Windows Tablets
Tablet Growth Will Continue to Slow in 2015, Cellular-Connected Tablets and 2-in-1s Maintain Their Momentum
Samsung to Release New Tablet Lineup
Tablet Market Remains Under Pressure From Alternative Devices
Samsung Galaxy Tab A Coming In The U.S.
Dell Venue 10 7000 Tablet Releasd With A 3D Camera, OLED screen
ASUS, AT&T Unveil The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE
Tablet Growth Hits the Brakes
MWC: Fujitsu Delivers New Ruggedized Industrial Business Tablet
MWC: ARCHOS Announces First 256 GB Android Tablet
MWC: Sony Introduces The New Xperia Z4 and Xperia M4 Aqua Tablets
MWC: New Tablets By Lenovo

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .