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Phablets pushing out tablets

by on01 June 2014 1343 times

The company IDC announced this week that the deliveries of tablets in the 2014 were worse than expected, primarily due to the rise in popularity of smartphones with big screen (phablets). New revised forecasts now claim that by the end of this year will be supplied 245 million tablets (previous forecast predicted the delivery of 260 million tablets).

Tablet with a screen of 7 inches and 8 make 44.5% of the tablet market, those with screens whose diagonals ranging from 8 to 11 inch create 47.3% of the market, and those with screens over 11-inches only 1.9% of the market. It is expected that the latter devices popularity will soon grow.

New analysis of the IDC suggests that the tablet market on an annual basis in the 2014 will0 grow by 12.1%, which is much less than last year's growth, which amounted to 51.8%. On the other hand, the phablet market in the next four years will increase by as much as 600%, the delivery of these devices will reach during the 2018. figure of 120 million.

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