Follow Us:
Monday, July 04, 2022

Tablet shipments in India up by 7.8% in Q3, Datawind top vendor: IDC

Tablet shipments in India stood at 1.06 million according to Q3 2016 report from International Data Corporation

By: Tech Desk |
November 24, 2016 3:55:37 pm
Tablet, Indian tablet market, tablet shipments in india, IDC tablet shipments India, top tablet vendors in india, 4G tablets, apple ipad, datawind, micromax, samsung, iball, lenovo, tablets, technology, technology news 4G tablet shipments in India saw a steady uptake, up by 55 per cent in Q3 2016 over the previous quarter

According to the Q3 2016 report by International Data Corporation (IDC), tablet shipments in India ( that is inclusive of slate and detachables) stood at 1.06 million, remaining stagnant over the same period last year. The total tablet shipments however grew by 7.8 per cent in Q3 2016 over Q2 2016 catering to the festive season.

“Commercial segment continues to grow at a healthy pace accounting to over one-fifth of total tablet shipments in CY Q3 2016 with key contributors being Education, Government and large Enterprise segments. Commercial segment also contributed to majority of detachable shipments in Q3 2016 driving the product category’s volume to almost double over previous quarter,” said Karthik J, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC India.

4G tablet shipments in India saw a steady uptake, up by 55 per cent in Q3 2016 over the previous quarter. According to Karthik, 4G tablets account for one-fourth of the total tablets shopped during the period – with Samsung dominating the 4G tablet list thanks to the launch of its new J max tablet.

The top vendor of tablets in India during the quarter is Datawind, with a 26.1 per cent market share during the period. Samsung came second with a 17.3 per cent market share (a 26.2 per cent growth over Q2), followed by iBall, Lenovo and Micromax with 13.6 per cent, 12 per cent and 10.1 per cent respectively.

Subscriber Only Stories
Skin Allergies In Children – What parents need to know?Premium
What makes KuCoin P2P Trading Platform a Good Choice To Buy Crypto?Premium
Airtel Demonstrates Immersive Video Entertainment On 5G; Recreates Kapil ...Premium
Is It A Good Idea To Keep One Account For All Your Financial Transactions?Premium

Read: Apple maintains top spot in shrinking tablet market: Report

Interestingly Apple did not make the cut to be among the top five tablet vendors in India, even while it was able to capture a major chunk of the shrinking global tablet market, with 43 million units shipped during Q3 of 2016. Globally, Samsung was able to hold the number two position in tablet shipments.

Get the best of Tech news all week
delivered to you

📣 Join our Telegram channel ( The Indian Express ) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Technology News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments