Apple has strengthened its position in the tablet market

Apple has strengthened its position in the tablet market

Counterpoint Know-how Market Analysis reviews a lower in demand for pill computer systems within the world market. The reason being the saturation of the business, the present geopolitical state of affairs and excessive inflation. It’s estimated that within the first quarter of this 12 months, shipments of tablets on a worldwide scale amounted to 39.four million items. That is 9% lower than within the final quarter of 2021, when shipments have been 43.three million items.

“With quite a few provide chain points and disruptions affecting worldwide pill shipments since Q1 2021, the market shares have shifted. Android tablets gross sales nonetheless lead the market, however the hole with Apple’s iOS is closing. Because of the pill market reaching saturation, and newer volume-driving areas dealing with inflationary pressures and macro uncertainty; shipments by OS are reflecting this variation. In accordance with Counterpoint Analysis’s Pill Market Tracker, world pill shipments in  Q1 2022 contracted by 9% QoQ”.

Within the whole mass of devices bought in three months, Android fashions accounted for 21.9 million items. One other 14.eight million items have been iPads based mostly on iOS. As well as, roughly 2.three million Home windows gadgets have been bought.

Android Pill Shipments Fall Behind iOS in Q1 22

“Regardless of the launch of latest gadgets and Samsung’s progress within the quarter, Android OS tablets as a complete have declined considerably reaching their lowest shipments in virtually two years. With a QoQ lower of 14%, Android OS accounts for about 90% of cargo losses in Q1 2022. Android serves as the bottom OS for a various set of manufacturers together with Lenovo, Asus, Acer, and Dell, which all noticed notable decreases within the quarter”.

The share of Android-based tablets dropped from 59% to 56% quarter-on-quarter. Apple is strengthening its place towards the backdrop of a common drop in gross sales: its end result was 38% towards 34% within the final quarter of final 12 months. The share of Home windows devices has not modified, remaining on the degree of 6%.

Apparently, within the second half of the 12 months, the demand for pill computer systems will proceed to say no.