All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tablet shipments’

Tech Shipments Growing, Despite Languishing PC Market

With many parts of the worldwide economy still struggling to recover from the recent economic recession, the tech industry still appears resilient enough to weather just about any market fluctuations. Market research firm Gartner today released a new report showing that shipments of tech products are still continuing to rise. The report predicts that shipments of PCs (including “ultramobile” PCs), …

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Tablet Growth to Slow as Markets Saturate

The tablet segment is seeing explosive growth in emerging markets, heralding an even greater slowdown for the PC market in the coming years. Even with tablets flying off shelves in newer markets, though, the overall tablet market may have already hit its peak growth. Market research firm IDC has released a new report predicting that global tablet market growth will …

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455 Million Tablets Predicted to Ship in 2017

Though some analysts have observed that the explosive growth in the tablet market seems to be slowing, that doesn’t mean the overall tablet market has hit its peak. A new report out today from NPD DisplaySearch is now predicting that tablets will come to dominate the mobile PC industry in just a few years. DisplaySearch is predicting that tablet shipments …

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Tablet Market Growth Slowing, Shows Report

As seen in reports last week, the tablet market rose nearly 30% year-over-year during 2013’s holiday season. This growth was expected and welcome for the burgeoning segment, but now some market watchers are bracing for a slowdown in tablet market growth. Market research firm ABI research today provided its own fourth quarter 2013 estimates, showing that 76.9 million tablets shipped …

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Nearly Half of Online Americans Now Own Tablets

As predicted, tablets were some of the hottest items this holiday shopping season. Over 78 million tablets shipped during the fourth quarter 2013 and Apple is set to lead another year of huge tablet market growth in 2014. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today estimated that a full 44% of online Americans now own at least one tablet. According to …

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Over 78 Million Tablets Shipped During the Holiday Quarter

Tablets are now eating significantly into sales of traditional PCs and could soon overshadow PC sales altogether. This past holiday season (particularly Black Friday sales) further propelled the growth of the tablet market, firmly planting mobile devices as a dominant force for online commerce. DigiTimes Research today estimated that 78.5 million tablets shipped worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013. …

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Apple to Ship Over 80 Million Tablets This Year

Tablets were more popular than ever this holiday season, and Apple and Samsung continued to display their mobile dominance with iPad and Galaxy tablet sales on Black Friday. A DigiTimes report today is showing that this year’s tablet sales growth is not expected to slow. The report’s unnamed “Taiwan-based supply chain makers” are predicting that Apple will ship upwards of …

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Device Sales Forecast to Hit 2.5 Billion This Year

With IT spending once again on the rise, tech manufacturers are optimistic about their device sales in the coming year. Market research firm Gartner today estimated that shipments of devices including PCs, Tablets, and Phones will reach more than 2.47 billion by the end of 2014. This represents a 7.6% increase in device shipments from Gartner’s estimated 2.3 billion devices …

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Consumer Computer Sales Increasing, Thanks to Tablets

Throughout the past few years, the tech industry has watched as consumers bought fewer PCs each year. Shipments of PCs and notebooks have been declining for several consecutive quarters now. Consumers have not been lured in by new PC hardware features such as touchscreen notebooks and Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform has similarly failed to gain traction. This doom-and-gloom about he …

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Tablet Growth to Slow in Coming Years

The biggest tech success story of the past three years is undoubtedly tablets. Since the debut of the iPad the tablet industry has grown at a breakneck pace with shipments now set to top 221 million units this year. According to market research firm IDC this represents a massive 53.5% increase in shipments over units shipped in 2012. However, as …

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Tablet Shipments Beat Out Mobile PCs This Year

The PC market is declining rapidly, and it is easy to see why. With no compelling reason to upgrade PC hardware, consumers are turning to mobile devices such as tablets for more of their media consumption needs. More proof of this was provided today courtesy market research firm Strategy Analytics, which released a new report showing that tablet shipments have …

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Tablet Market to Overtake PCs & Notebooks Combined

The low cost and high usability of tablets has for some time now been taking sales away from more traditional PCs. The PC and notebook markets are now experiencing quarter after quarter of declining shipment numbers. Now, market research firm Canalys is showing just how dominant tablet technology has become. The firm this week released predictions showing that tablets will …

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