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Tablet Sales Continue To Decline For The Fifth Quarter, Detachables On The Rise

3 Feb

By  Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Amid slowing device sales worldwide, the tablet market too, has continued its movement along a downward curve. The last quarter of 2015 was the fifth straight three month period that witnessed declining sales and Samsung and Apple, the market leaders, are among the worst hit. (more…)

Global Tablet Shipments Fell Double Digits for the First Time in 2015 with Decline Reaching 12.2% YoY, Says TrendForce

28 Jan

Decline in annual tablet shipments reached double digits for the first time on record in 2015, according to TrendForce. The global market research firm’s latest tablet shipment report shows a total of 168.5 million units of tablets were shipped last year, representing a 12.2% drop from 2014. The gradual contraction of the global tablet market has become a more pronounced trend. (more…)

ABI Research Heats up the Holiday Frenzy and Forecasts 40 Million Tablets to Ship Worldwide in Q4 2015

7 Dec

In a recent report released by ABI Research, a leader in technology market intelligence, the company analyzes third quarter rankings and forecasts year-end quotas in tablet shipment and market share. While third quarter data shows 30.6 million branded tablets shipped worldwide, with unit shipments down quarter on quarter (QoQ), ABI Research anticipates the fourth quarter to be promising, estimating 40 million tablets to ship worldwide and equating to roughly 29 percent of the year’s total volume. (more…)

TrendForce’s Mobile PC Shipment Forecast for 2016 Shows Glimmer of Hope for Notebooks but Continuing Decline for Tablets

2 Dec

Annual shipments of notebooks are expected to decline significantly this year despite vendors’ best efforts during the year’s second half. (more…)

TrendForce Says Sales of Microsoft and Amazon Tablets to Surge Against Market Headwinds in Q4

4 Nov

Growth in the tablet market slowed down in the third quarter due to market saturation. Global market research firm TrendForce’s latest tablet shipment report reveals shipments worldwide during this period totaled 39.3 million units, up slightly by 6.8% from the previous quarter. (more…)

Four Quarters Of Negative PC Growth, Tablets Shipment Down 20% In Q3 : Canalys

2 Nov

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

For three consecutive quarters, the PC market had experienced a negative growth and the same has been repeated this previous quarter too, leading to four quarters of continuous PC market depression. PC shipments have thus declined 14% to 114.2 million units, highlights a new report by Canalys. (more…)

Tablet Market Declines By Over 11 Percent, Apple Biggest Loser, Lenovo Gains : IDC

31 Oct

by Zuber Ahmad, The Tech Portal

It has been a relentless downfall for the tablet market as the number of products shipped has gradually fallen in over a year. Taking into account the results of Q3 2015 it is evident that there has been a 11.2 percent fall compared to the same quarter of 2014 in the number of units shipped worldwide. (more…)

Samsung Unveils A Massive 18.4″ Galaxy View Android Tablet, Designed For The Media Junkies

30 Oct

By  Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

During the IFA, a month ago, Samsung had teased a massive Android tablet named the Galaxy View. Today, the tech giant has finally unveiled the device. (more…)

China Power Banks Market to Grow at Over 26% Through 2020: TechSci Research

20 Oct

According to recently published TechSci Research report China Power Banks Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020, the power banks market in China is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than 26% during 2015 – 2020, on account of increasing number of smartphone users, rising disposable income and growing internet penetration. (more…)

Microsoft Re-Positions Surface Pro In An Effort To Offset Apple’s iPad Pro

10 Sep

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

In an effort to counter the Apple iPad Pro which is due to be released this Wednesday (via 9to5Mac), Microsoft has opted to target corporate America with its main assets in the enterprise which are distribution and partners. (more…)