Tablet shipments decline for fourth consecutive quarter

Tablet shipments decline for fourth consecutive quarter

Canalys reports that global shipments of PCs, including tablets, fell 13.6% to approximately 105.0 million units in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2021.

The tablet segment saw shipments fall 10.9 percent year-on-year to 34.8 million from 39.0 million. Analysts note that the sector has shown negative momentum for the fourth consecutive quarter.

Apple remains the largest supplier of tablets with a share of 34.8% in the second quarter of 2022. Samsung followed with 20.0% and “Bronze” went to Lenovo with 10.1%. The top five also includes Amazon and Huawei, which control 9.5% and 4.9% of the market, respectively. The total share of all other players was 20.7%.

    Image source: Canalys

Image source: Canalys

If we look at the PC market as a whole (taking into account desktops, laptops, and tablets), then Lenovo leads the way with a 19.9% ​​share of unit sales. Second place went to Apple with 15.8%, third – HP with 12.9%. Then comes Dell, which owns 12.7% of the industry. Closes the top 5 Samsung with a score of 7.3%. All other vendors combined control 31.3% of the global PC industry.

Analysts assume that the market could show a further decline in the current quarter, which is mainly due to the ongoing geopolitical situation and high inflation.

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