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Tablet vendors going large with panel sizes
  • Seeing the 7-inch tablet market suffering from fierce price competition, several vendors are turning to focus on 8-inch and above segments to avoid profit drops

    Last update: Tuesday 18 March 2014 [7 news items]

Digitimes Research: Google shifts focus to large-size tablet competition

Mar 18, 15:49

Digitimes Research has learned that Google is set to release at least two Nexus tablets in 2014 with an 8.9-inch model already under development and set to enter mass production in...

Digitimes Research: 12-inch tablets facing development hurdles

Mar 14, 15:01

Brand vendors have started showing interests in large-size tablets since early 2014. In addition to Apple's rumored 12.85-inch tablet, Samsung Electronics has already launched a 12.2-inch...

Tablet sales in the 7- to 8-inch segment expected to drop nearly 15% in 2014

Feb 18, 14:52

About 56% of tablet vendors' sales are expected to come from 7- to 8-inch units in 2014, down from about 70% in 2013, due to increased competition from large-size smartphones and...

CES 2014: Samsung unveils 12-inch tablet lineups

Jan 9, 14:02

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO line of tablets: the Galaxy NotePRO (12.2-inch), TabPRO (12.2-, 10.1-, 8.4-inch) at the CES 2014.

Digitimes Research: Korea tablet market being impacted by phablet products

Jan 3, 15:04

South Korea's tablet shipments have been dropping after reaching a peak in 2011 due to the rapid appearance of large-size smartphones and phablets, which are gradually replacing consumer...

Apple large-size tablet rumored for launch in October 2014

Dec 23, 15:45

Apple is rumored to release a 12.9-inch tablet in October 2014, targeting North America's educational market, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

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