Taipei, Friday, November 27, 2015 05:34 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 1Q14 to drop over 20% sequentially
Jim Hsiao, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 27 January 2014]

An estimated 62.14 million tablets will ship globally in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing 20.8% on quarter but increasing 10.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

iPads will account for 29% of shipments, brand models launched by vendors other than Apple for 36.7%, and models launched by white-box vendors for 34.3%, Digitimes Research indicated.

Of brand tablet shipments in particular, Android-based models will take up 50.5%, iOS-based 44.1% and Windows-based 5.4%. 7.9-inch models will account for 24.8% of the shipments, followed by 7-inch models with 20.2%, 9-inch models with 19.6%, 10-inch models with 18.3% and 8-inch models with 15.3%. In terms of touch solutions, GFF will account for 47.8% of shipments, GF2 for 42.9%, OGS for 5.3%, GG for 2.7% and G1F for 1.3%.

Among vendors, Apple will have the largest global market share at 29%, followed by Samsung Electronics with 23.1%, Lenovo 4.7%, Asustek Computer 2.7%, Amazon 1%, Acer 1%, Microsoft 0.9%, Dell 0.8%, Google 0.5% and Hewlett-Packard 0.5%.

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs will ship 22.5 million tablets in the quarter, taking up 55.1% of total brand model shipments. Foxconn Electronics will account for 51.7% of shipments, Pegatron 34.8%, Compal Electronics 5.1%, Wistron 4.3% and Quanta Computer 4.1%.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Quarterly Data Report (Global tablet market – 4Q 2013). Visit our latest Data reports.

Realtime news
  • Samsung starts mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules for enterprise servers

    Bits + chips | 7h 43min ago

  • Intel unveils 2016 tablet processor road map, say Taiwan makers

    Bits + chips | 7h 46min ago

  • Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$23.1 billion, says NCC

    Mobile + telecom | 7h 49min ago

  • Lenovo expects to produce 10 million smartphones in India in 2016, says executive

    Before Going to Press | 8h 8min ago

  • AOpen competes for digital signage orders, says chairman

    Before Going to Press | 8h 9min ago

  • Tongwei setting up 5GWp solar cell factory in western China

    Before Going to Press | 8h 11min ago

  • US court fines Epistar US$9.3 million for patent infringement

    Before Going to Press | 8h 12min ago

  • Shipments of smartphones equipped with OLED to surpass 200 million in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 8h 12min ago

  • Sales of commercial TVs drop in China during 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | 8h 13min ago

  • SSD contract prices to fall 10-11% in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 8h 14min ago

  • HMI 2015 EPS likely to fall 20%, says report

    Before Going to Press | 8h 14min ago

  • TSMC raises holdings in Xintec

    Before Going to Press | 8h 14min ago

  • Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

    Before Going to Press | 8h 15min ago

  • PCB firm Unitech looks to automotive, IoT for 2016 growth

    Before Going to Press | 8h 21min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Korea makers to mass produce transparent OLED displays in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 8h 24min ago

View more
Display panels for wearable devices
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015
2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.