Taipei, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 03:56 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
21°C
Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 4Q13 estimated at 78.45 million units
Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 24 January 2014]

There were an estimated 78.45 million tablets shipped globally in the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing 25% on quarter and by 29.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

iPads accounted for 29.7% of shipments, brand models launched by vendors other than Apple for 36.6%, and models launched by white-box vendors for 33.8%, Digitimes Research indicated. Android-based models took up 51.2% of the shipments, iOS-based 44.9% and Windows-based 3.9%. 7-inch models accounted for 31% of the shipments, followed by 9-inch models with 25.4%, 7.9-inch models with 19.7%, 10-inch models with 15.8% and 8-inch models with 7.6%. In terms of touch solutions, GF2 accounted for 41.5% of shipments, GFF for 38.6%, OGS for 9.8% and GG for 9.5%.

Among vendors, Apple had the largest global market share at 29.7%, followed by Samsung Electronics with 17.4%, Amazon 5.4%, Lenovo 4.2%, Asustek Computer 2.8%, Google 1.4%, Acer 1%, Dell 0.8% and Hewlett-Packard 0.5%.

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs shipped 32.8 million tablets in the fourth quarter, with Foxconn Electronics accounting for 52.7%, Pegatron 24.4%, Compal Electronics 12%, Quanta Computer 6.6% and Wistron 4.2%.

Realtime news
  • Global 1Q15 semiconductor sales rise 6%, says SIA

    Bits + chips | 5h 29min ago

  • TSMC InFO-WLP technology to generate significant revenues starting 2016

    Bits + chips | 5h 31min ago

  • WiseChip sending samples for PMOLED technology in wearables

    Displays | 5h 33min ago

  • UTAC expects up to 6% sales growth in 2Q15

    Bits + chips | 5h 35min ago

  • PC demand slow in 2Q15, say Taiwan IC design firms

    Bits + chips | 5h 41min ago

  • Taiwan April CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

    Bits + chips | 5h 43min ago

  • MediaTek subsidiary completes acquisition of Alpha

    Bits + chips | 5h 45min ago

  • Unity Opto Technology April revenues hit record

    Before Going to Press | 5h 53min ago

  • Digitimes Research: EU requirement for daytime running lights drives demand for LEDs

    Before Going to Press | 5h 54min ago

  • Innolux optimistic about 4K TV panel shipments in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 5h 55min ago

  • First-tier China smartphone vendors suffer shortage of Sony-made CMOS image sensors

    Before Going to Press | 5h 56min ago

  • Commentary: Acer, Asustek dive into smartphones, wearable devices may not bear fruit

    Before Going to Press | 5h 57min ago

  • Lextar Electronics sees slight increase in April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 5h 58min ago

  • China market: iPhone device sales total US$16.8 billion in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 5h 58min ago

  • Global TV shipments grow 3% in 2014, says DisplaySearch

    Before Going to Press | 5h 59min ago

  • AcBel Polytech nets NT$0.23 per share for 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Philips price competition may force out small China LED light bulb vendors

    Before Going to Press | 6h 11min ago

  • IC distributor WT Micro 1Q15 sales meet guidance

    Before Going to Press | 6h 14min ago

  • UTAC expects up to 6% sales growth in 2Q15

    Before Going to Press | 6h 14min ago

  • Getac Technology April revenues down on month, up on year

    Before Going to Press | 6h 15min ago

  • Tatung to not deal out 2014 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 6h 15min ago

  • Chicony Electronics nets NT$0.91 per share for 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 6h 15min ago

  • Taiwan April CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

    Before Going to Press | 6h 16min ago

  • Largan Precision sees increased April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 6h 17min ago

  • China market: Prices for quad- and 8-core handset chips to fall

    Before Going to Press | 6h 23min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Apr 10, 15:57

The server market did not perform well in 2014 though rising demand from Internet data centers (IDCs) and China brands helped global shipments (measured by motherboards) grow 7.1% to 10.4 million. Using this as the base for growth, in 2015 the market is expected...

How China is shaping the LTE/TD-LTE market in 2015

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Apr 9, 15:42

Digitimes Research estimates that the global LTE market doubled in size to 445 million users in 2014 and we further forecast that annual growth in the number of LTE users will remain above 70% between 2015-2016, with the overall market reaching 1.466 billion...

Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2015

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Apr 28, 15:25

Taiwan makers' first-quarter 2015 LCD monitor shipments dropped below 20 million units for the first time in almost a decade, as demand continued to be weak.

Taiwan digital cameras – 1Q 2015

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Apr 28, 10:33

DSCs continue to be cannibalized by smartphones with increasingly better camera functions. Taiwan's DSC makers saw a short-lived rebound in shipments in fourth-quarter 2014, but slipped back to a downward trend in first-quarter 2015.

Taiwan notebooks – 1Q 2015

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | Apr 24, 15:49

The retail market was unable to digest the massive inventory of inexpensive notebooks in first-quarter 2015. The result was drastic drops in orders from vendors for their Taiwan-based ODMs, who were hit by the worst-ever sequential decline in shipments they had...

High-brightness LED market trends and forecast, 2015
2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast
Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.