IDC: worldwide tablet shipments grew 55.2% YoY, most since 2013, to achieve 39.9M objects in Q1; Apple led with 12.7M shipments, up 64.3% YoY; Samsung 8M, up 60.8% YoY (Mike Peterson/AppleInsider)
idc yoy 39.9m q1 12.7m samsung, Apple’s iPad retained the dominant share of the tablet enterprise throughout the first quarter of 2021 as a result of the product part grew better than 50% year-over-year.
Entire shipments of tablets reached 39.9 million objects in Q1 2021, representing year-over-year progress of 55.2%, in response to new info from analysis company IDC. The company says progress of this magnitude hasn’t been seen since 2013.
Amongst tablet makers, Apple saved the best spot. The Cupertino agency shipped an estimated 12.7 million iPad objects all through the primary quarter, up 64.3% year-over-year. Apple had a 31.7% share of the market, up from 30% in Q1 2020.
Samsung ranked second with an estimated 8 million tablet shipments and 20% of the market. Lenovo obtained right here in third with 3.8 million shipments, Amazon obtained right here in fourth with 3.5 million shipments, and Huawei clocked fifth with 2.7 million shipments.
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“Whereas vaccine rollouts and corporations returning to locations of labor would possibly decelerate the work-from-home growth, we’re nonetheless faraway from returning to ‘common’ working conditions and due to this fact the demand for tablets, significantly detachables, is predicted to proceed for a while,” talked about IDC evaluation analyst Anuroopa Nataraj.
IDC notes that tablets used be the only option throughout the coaching market, nevertheless Chromebooks are quickly catching up throughout the U.S., Western Europe, and most not too way back, in Japan.
Apple not tales specific particular person unit product sales for its merchandise. However, all through its ultimate earnings identify, the company talked about that iPad earnings grew 78.7% to $7.8 billion throughout the March quarter.
The company moreover not too way back launched two new iPad Skilled fashions equipped with M1 chips and a model new Liquid Retina XDR present on the 12.9-inch model. Preorders opened on Friday and the items will ship throughout the second half of May.