Global Tablet Market 2015-2019
A tablet is a mobile computer device that is larger than a smartphone or a phablet and smaller than a laptop. Its screen size is generally larger than seven inches. It has a touch screen that can be controlled with the touch of a stylus or a finger. It does not require a keyboard or a mouse and offers greater mobility than a normal laptop. Tablets have long battery life of up to 10 hours. They are lightweight and offer faster navigation through a touch screen, stylus, or finger touch than a keyboard or a mouse. The flat design of a tablet makes it easier to work on any surface and to display presentations.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Tablets market to grow at a CAGR of 8.5 percent over the period 2014-2019.
Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Tablet market for the period 2015-2019. The report considers shipment of tablets of trailing 3 quarters and estimates the shipment for fourth quarter for the year 2014. The report considers the revenue generated from the sales of tablets to calculate the market size. It also includes the sales/ shipments of phablets to arrive at the total market size for the base year 2014. Moreover, the report does not consider the following to estimate the market size:
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Tablet Market 2015-2019
TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Tablet Market: Apple Inc., ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Lenovo Group and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Acer, Amazon, Blackberry, Google, Huawei, Microsoft and Motorola Mobility.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “One of the major trends upcoming in this market is the growing demand for tablets in the Corporate and Hospitality sectors. Enterprises prefer tablets over PCs because they can help them control and manage support costs better.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers in this market is the increase in need for mobile applications among consumers. Consumers want to be connected to the internet at all times for numerous purposes. The mobility factor and advances in wireless connectivity infrastructure have fostered the demand for tablets.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in this market is the increased adoption of phablets in emerging markets. Phablets are easy to handle and have additional features compared to tablets. They offer the portability and functionality of a smartphone along with the rich and large screen size of a tablet. Hence, consumers, particularly in the emerging nations, prefer phablets to tablets.
Apple, ASUS, Lenovo, Samsung, Acer, Amazon, Blackberry, Google, Huawei, Microsoft , Motorola Mobility
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