IDC: Tablet Shipments of 52.5 Million Units iPad Accounted for 44%

According to technology blog TechCrunch reported, the latest data released by market research firm IDC, the global 9.7 inch tablet pc android 4.0 shipments in the fourth quarter of 2012 reached a record of 52.5 million, which Apple still occupy the leading position, but its market due to competition from Samsung share continues to decline. At the same time, the fourth quarter, PC shipments declined for the first time in more than five years since. 9.7 inch Dual Core tablet pc market size increased by 75.3% year-on-year, shipments in the fourth quarter, an increase of 74.3% compared to the third quarter of 30.1 million, mainly due to the peak season factors, the average sales price is lower and more product categories.

IDC Tablet PC research director Tom Maini Li said, “We expected the very strong performance of the market in the fourth quarter, the final result did not disappoint. (Tom Mainelli) during the holiday shopping season, the top-ranking manufacturers of new products launched, as well as Microsoft to get involved, so that consumers high interest shipments performance is very strong. “

In the quarter, driven new iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, the Apple android 7 inch tablet pc shipments is totaled 22.9 million, a year-on-year growth of 48.1%. However, the market share for two consecutive quarters fell (from 46.4% in the third quarter fell to 43.6%). The second Samsung continued, followed by Android and Windows 8 7 inch Dual Core tablet pc nearly 8,000,000 Total shipments rose 263% year-on-year. The same as the previous quarter, the company’s market share was 15.1%.

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