Taipei, Thursday, September 21, 2017 06:06 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
28°C
Expectations for the 2H 2011 tablet market
James Wang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 25 July 2011]
Registration required (free) to purchase. Please sign in if you wish to continue.
Tablet shipments are booming in 2011, with shipments expected to surpass 65 million for the year, up more than 200% from 2010. And while Apple remains the dominant player with its iPad, a number of major players are affecting growth and the direction the market. This DIGITIMES Research Special Report provides a breakdown of expected tablet shipments by vendor for the second half of the year, as well as providing analyses of the semiconductor, software, processor technology and Taiwan manufacturing ecosystem shaping the market.
Abstract
Tablet shipments, 2H11

The tablet craze sparked by Apple has not only given fresh impetus to the convergence of 3C markets (computers, communications and consumer electronics), but has also engulfed the entire ICT industry with its radically different business models, ushering in a new era in the mobile computing market.

Tablet shipments were up more than 420% from one year earlier in the first half of 2010 and the market will continue with its positive momentum in the second half of the year, with shipments expected to be up more than 150% from one earlier. While Apple remains the dominant player with its iPad line, other major vendors have looking to gain traction in this booming market.

While Apple remains the dominant force in the tablet market, major 3C brands are making the most of their own strengths and are projected to ship more than 20 million tablets in the second half of 2011.

Android has developed even more rapidly in the tablet sector than in smartphones, with a penetration rate of more than 30%. In terms of core application processors, Nvidia's Tegra series has been widely supported by brands other than Apple. However, shipment figures from Digitimes Research suggest that Texas Instruments (TI) is likely to be the firm to beat out in this area.

The contribution of Taiwan's electronics industry to the meteoric rise of the tablet industry should not be overlooked. In addition to the overwhelming advantage enjoyed by Taiwan's OEM device/product makers, Taiwan's touchscreen panel industry has also played a critical role in the branded tablet market, with Taiwan-based firms being the partner of choice for brands wishing to move into the tablet market quickly. This report takes a detailed look at the role of the Taiwan electronics industry in the development of the tablet supply chain.

Table of contents
Price: NT$48,000 (approx. US$1,685)
Realtime news
  • LPWAN offers two-way communications for data collection, remote control

    Mobile + telecom | 9h 51min ago

  • Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

    Bits + chips | 11h 3min ago

  • Taiwan August export order value increases

    Bits + chips | 11h 12min ago

  • Taiwan market: Optoma launches LED projector

    Displays | 11h 23min ago

  • EU sets new minimum prices for China PV imports

    Before Going to Press | 8h 59min ago

  • Google Play eyes opportunities from VR, AR, Chromebook

    Before Going to Press | 9h 54min ago

  • KYEC grabs testing orders for analog, PA chips from Murata

    Before Going to Press | 10h 42min ago

  • Innolux to expand 6G fab capacity

    Before Going to Press | 10h 52min ago

  • Japan, Korea, Taiwan among top-5 Google Play markets

    Before Going to Press | 10h 53min ago

  • DRAM bit growth to reach 19.6% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 10h 57min ago

  • Tokyo Electron optimistic about etching equipment demand for 3D NAND, FinFET

    Before Going to Press | 11h 9min ago

  • HTC in trading halt pending release of material information

    Before Going to Press | 11h 17min ago

  • TSMC to hold over 70% of PWM IC orders from Qualcomm

    Before Going to Press | 11h 18min ago

  • Taiwan August export order value increases

    Before Going to Press | 11h 24min ago

  • Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

    Before Going to Press | 11h 28min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jun 8, 15:37

This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by China's makers.

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | May 31, 10:20

According to surveys and analyses conducted by Digitimes Research, revenues generated from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors rose 4.8% on year to reach NT$555.8 billion (US$18.79...

Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2017

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Aug 24, 14:56

The revival of the Nokia brand by HMD Global is benefitting Taiwan's handset manufacturing sector. Orders for Nokia-branded feature phones have become a main growth driver for Taiwan's handset shipments.

China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2017

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Aug 18, 14:38

Digitimes Research estimates smartphone shipments to the China market in the second quarter of 2017 totaled 94.1 million units, maintaining a similar level to that seen in the first quarter of 2017 but down 11.8% on year.

Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2017

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Aug 14, 11:13

Taiwan TV makers' shipments to some of their China-based clients were weakened by rising LCD panel prices in the second quarter of 2017, during which shipments to China's financially-troubled LeEco had mostly stopped.

UMC
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.