Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the demand for tablets continued to sustain even in Q3 2020. According to the latest report by IDC, the global tablet shipments reached 47.6 million units in the last quarter with 24.9% YoY growth. Apple continued to be the market leader, whereas Huawei slipped to fourth place.
As per the report, Apple shipped 13.9 million iPads in Q3 2020. The company’s growth increased by 17.4% YoY and captured 29.2% of the market. The iPad 7th Generartion (2019) and iPad 8th Generation (2020) shipped the most
In the second place with 9.4 million units, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab shipments improved by 89.2% YoY and the company accounted for 19. 8% of the market. During this period, the brand introduced Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G
EDITOR’S PICK: HUAWEI led the China Smartphone Market in Q3 2020; 5G handsets accounted for over 50%
Despite 32.9% YoY growth, Huawei dropped to the fourth position with 4.9 million shipments and a 10.2% market share. The company’s decline was mostly due to Amazon’s better performance than Q2 2020. Nevertheless, Huawei’s tablet business is uncertain without component suppliers and GMS (Google Mobile Services).
Last but not least, Lenovo continued to remain in fifth place with an 8.4% market share. The company shipped 4.1 million units with 62.4% YoY growth.
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