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Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to rise in 2Q14
Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 29 April 2014]

There will be 61.42 million tablets shipped globally in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 4.9% on quarter and 30.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

The shipments will consist of 13.5 million iPads, 24.62 million non-Apple tablets and 23.3 million white-box units, Digitimes Research indicated.

Apple will be the largest vendor accounting for 22% of second-quarter shipments, followed by Samsung Electronics with 20%, Asustek Computer 6.3%, Lenovo 6.1% and Acer 1.7%. Android models will account for 58.9% of branded tablet shipments, iOS 35.4% and Windows 5.7%. In terms of screen size, 7-inch models will take up 21.7% of the shipments, 7.9-inch 15.4%, 8.0- to 8.9-inch 18.4%, 9.0- to 9.9-inch 20.7%, 10.0- to 10.9-inch 21.7%, and 11-inch and above 2.1%.

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs will ship 20.6 million units in total for a global branded tablet share of 54.0% during the quarter. Foxconn Electronics will be the largest maker accounting for 48.6% of shipments, followed by Pegatron with 24.9%, Quanta Computer 14%, Compal Electronics 8.1% and Wistron 4.4%.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Quarterly Data Report (Global tablet market – 1Q 2014). Visit our latest Data reports.

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