IDC: Tablet PCs worldwide shipments will reach 107.4 million units this year


Market research firm IDC said, the Tablet PC global market growing faster than expected, the iPad will expand its leading position in the market.
IDC said in a statement today, global shipments of tablet PCs this year to reach 107.4 million units, higher than the previous forecast of 106.1 million units. next year and 2016 will be $ 142.8 million and 222.1 million units.

Companies, including Amazon and Samsung Electronics launched a new Tablet PC to create the Google Android system, the Apple iPad still dominate the market. IDC expects the iPad this year’s market share will reach 62.5%, an increase over last year’s 58.2 percent. If Apple introduced a smaller, cheaper tablet PCs, its market share even further increase.
“Apple iPad does not show signs of slowing down, “mobile connected devices, IDC research director Tom Emmanuel, Tom Mainelli said,” If Apple rumors said later this year launched a $ 300 7-inch tablet PC, we expect the control of the market will be more solid. ”
IDC expects, calculation on shipments, Android Tablet PC market share this year would be reduce from 38.7 percent last year to 36.5%.
IDC’s report shows that consumers are increasingly inclined to use the Tablet PC to meet basic computing needs, such as browsing the web, check e-mail, watch videos, this trend has adversely affected the sales of Hewlett-Packard, Dell and other PC manufacturers. Last week, the Boston research firm Yankee Group, the Yankee Group, predicts that by 2015, the Tablet PC will outsell the PC.
Later this year, Microsoft will officially launch the next generation of Windows for Tablet PC system. According to IDC, the Tablet PC to adopt the system of large-scale marketing campaign will push the overall shipments. But the agency did not provide the Windows 8 Tablet PC sales expected in the forecast report released today.

This technology news is from China Electronics manufacturer.

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