Sales growth of tablets in 2014 decreased significantly




According to research firm IDC, at the end of 2014 worldwide sales growth plates (in pieces) in 2013 will be only 7.2% – compared to 52.5% last year. Slower growth was reflected in one of the most successful companies in the world, Apple – this year is expected, the number of iPad sold for the first time in the history of this product will be lower than last year. In 2018 the increase in sales compared with 2017 IDC estimates even lower – at 3.8%. With regard to the distribution of the operating systems, from 235.7 million. Sold in 2014. Android tablets accounted 67.7% on iOS – 27.5%, for Windows – 4.6%. Moreover, the share of the latter in 2018, according to analysts IDC to grow to 11.4%.

Other interesting information related to the average period of use tablets – unlike smartphones, it is not 2-3 years, and 3-4. Experts have linked him with the life cycle of operating systems (which will eventually cease to be updated on older models), as well as the increasing use of smartphones to perform a variety of computer problems. By this means a possible tendency to increase the size of the display on the smartphone to such an extent that some of them have not much different from the mini-tablets. In this case, users desire to have one Phablet instead smartphone with the tablet is quite justified.

IDC on a tip from 9to5Mac

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