Friday, April 29, 2016

Apple Remains the King of Tablets While Microsoft's Clown Act with 'Surface' Continues - Patently Apple

Check the full post for IDC data on the top five vendors and commentary about Microsoft's Surface business
"According to a new IDC report, the first quarter seasonality combined with an overall disinterested customer base led to an annual decline of 14.7% in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16). Worldwide shipments of tablets including slate and detachable form factors reached 39.6 million. Slate shipments for the quarter stood at 87.6% while detachables reached 12.4%, a new record. Apple's dominance in the overall tablet market was unsurprising.

The latest iPad Pro 9.7" and more enterprise friendly storage options for the slightly older iPad Pro 12.9" are healthy additions to the iPad lineup. The recent price drop on the iPad Air 2 should help sway those who were previously undecided to upgrade their older iPad 2s."
Apple Remains the King of Tablets While Microsoft's Clown Act with 'Surface' Continues - Patently Apple
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