IDC expects shipments of tablet computers drop by 5.9 by 2016




Expect a new report from the company “IDC”, IDC, the global shipments fall of tablet computers by 5.9% during the current year, to 195 million units, with the expectations of control devices operating system Windows 10 on the market.

According to the quarterly report for tracking tablet computers all over the world, prepared by the market research company, it is expected that the overall market will return to positive growth due to the increasing demand for hybrid devices that combine laptops and tablet computers.

The company expects to grow hybrid shipments of computers, or what is also known with 2-in-1, from 16.6 million in 2015 to 63.8 million in 2020.

The “IDC” that the shift from PCs to tablets, hybrid devices will lead to you change two computers in the tablet industry, the first to devices with screens measuring 9 inches and larger will grow, while the smaller will suffer a decline of computers.

The second change, according to the company, it is the withdrawal of operating devices running Windows rug from other platforms, especially Android Google Inc.’s system, which was accounts for a large share of the market.

According to research company “IDC” figures that the share of computers, tablets operating Android operating system will appreciate by 18.2% during the current year, while will be recorded computers iPad tablet from Apple accounted for 28.5%, while the computers operating system and Windows, they will control the market by 53.3 %.

Said Jean-Philippe Bouchard, director of research at the “IDC” in a statement: “Beyond the growing demand for hybrid devices removable detachable, is also seeing an increase in competition in this sector that will help to move the design, innovation, and a decrease in average prices.” .

Bouchard said: “At Mobile World Congress last MWC, seen as new competitors, such as Alcatel, Huawei, coming from the mobile phone sector to expand their portfolios to meet the demand for computers midwife of separation.”

Bouchard pointed out that everyone currently admits that he is likely to replace computers midwife for secession in the coming years replace the traditional personal computing devices, such as desktop computers, computers, portable, this is the reason that the market will see the launch of many new products.


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