Tablet Shipments Drop Nearly 15%

by Developer.com Staff

The mobile development industry could see fewer app users with large screens.

According to a new report from IDC, global tablet shipments totaled just 43 million in the third quarter. That was a 14.7 percent year-over-year decrease.

Apple was the top tablet maker with 22 percent of the market, but even the mighty iPad saw shipments drop 6.2 percent. Second place Samsung had a 15 percent share, and its shipments declined 19.3 percent.

The report also noted that cheap detachable computers have been flooding the market.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Nov 1st 2016
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