After reviewing the results of a smartphone market in continuous growth where has Samsung lost share for the first time in four years, now It’s the turn of the tablet market analysis Thanks to the data published by the consultancy firm IDC.
Tablets have a lifecycle and renewal rather higher than smartphones, and notices with a negligible growth than the market It shows the stagnation in sales of tablets, that could also explain the arrival of phablets that almost allowed to replace utility to a 7 inch Tablet.
In the first quarter of 2014 50.4 million tablets were sold, the 48.6 million that were put on the market in same period in 2013. We talk about 1.8 million devices, one much smaller than expected growth.
Apple sets the tone in the market with an iron fist, but Samsung seems to have succeeded in reducing the gap commanding the domain of the Android platform If we add the sales from all manufacturers, notably the growth of Lenovo we have already warned the statistics of sales of smartphones.
Significant is to remember that these results also add convertible devices, which have lost 37.5% of sales and where Asus is Lord. Is thanks to these devices that Windows appears in the IDC statistics, although Surface has not achieved the expected results.