Apple holds 31.7 percent of the tablet market, according to the IDC report.
Apple dominates 31.7 percent of the tablet market, according to the report published by IDC and covering the months of January, February and March of this year. Its closest follower, Samsung, has a share of only 20 percent.
According to preliminary data, tablets and Chromebooks are still selling, while a large part of the world is still struggling with the Covid-19 outbreak, while the tablets show an extraordinary performance in the first quarter of 2021 with 55.2 percent growth compared to the previous year and 39.9 million shipments in total underlined. In 2013, when the tablet market grew so much last year, there was a growth of 56.9 percent year on year.
“While vaccine distributions and businesses returning to offices may slow the tendency to work from home, we are still far from returning to” normal “working conditions, and so the demand for tablets, especially separates, is expected to continue for a while,” said Anuroopa Nataraj, research analyst at IDC. says.
Early results on the Apple front show that the company sold 12.7 million iPads in the first quarter of 2021, with a 31.7 percent market share. This means a growth of 64.3 percent year on year. The company is followed by Samsung, Lenovo, Amazon and Huawei.
Apple announced last week that it made record earnings in the second quarter of 2021, with revenue of $ 89.6 billion. While the company did not report unit sales for any hardware product, the iPad recorded an annual growth of 79 percent. On April 20, the company announced the iPad Pro models with M1 processors.