According to TrendForce, Sales of Tablet and Notebook accounted for 18.1% increase year over year of Mobile PC Shipments

31 Mar
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Figure-1: Markets Driving Tablet, NB(Notebook), DT(Desktop) Growth

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According to surveys conducted by TrendForce, notebook demand is likely to be repressed by the considerable surge of the tablet shipments, the shipments of notebook (netbook included) will only be 208 million units, a mere 7.3% YoY increase. In addition, the shipment of netbook will decrease 25% from last year, with an estimating 25 million units. On the other hand, tablet shipment will surge to 39.5 million units with a 152.4% increase YOY.

Notebook market is being heavily cannibalized by tablets. The total shipment of Mobile PC in 2011 were expected to advance to 247.5 million in 2011 with an 18.1% increase year over year, sustaining an approximately 20% of growth as previous years.

Figure-2: 2010-2011 Mobile PC shipment

2010(E)

YoY

2011(F)

YoY

NB(netbook included)

194M

21.3%

208M

7.3%

Netbook

33.2M

17.0%

25M

-24.6%

Tablet PC

15.7M

N/A

39.5M

152.4%

NB(netbook included)+ Tablet PC

209.6M

31.2%

247.5M

18.1%

Source: TrendForce, Mar., 2011

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