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Tablet Operating System Forecast - Shipments & Installed Base by Price Tier by Country 2010 - 2022: Q1 18 Update

Report Summary:

The tablet market now has three strong operating systems for casual activities as well as productivity. iOS 11 is finally getting a file system; the Windows 10 experience on a tablet indistinguishable from a PC; and, Android 7.0 now has multi-window functionality. Enterprises are well served with current options but many consumers are being left behind as prices for 2-in-1 tablet form factors running iOS and Windows are still out of reach. Momentum for Windows tablets stalled in 2017, mostly due to a sharp decline in Windows Slates and a lack of unaffordable Windows 2-in-1s for consumers. Android market fragmentation weighs down perceptions of quality for new 2-in-1 options, impeding the ability for Android vendors to break out of the stagnant slate market and into more profitable 2-in-1 tablet form factors.

Yet, hope remains. Pricing trends on 2-in-1s are showing a slow decline and over the next five years and we believe that 2-in-1 tablet form factors will compete much more closely with comparable PCs, reflected in growth for iOS and Windows market share through 2022. Vendors and operators must determine how to optimize their portfolio mix to anticipate these changes coming around the corner.
This report forecasts global Tablet shipments and installed base by operating system by 6 major regions and 88 countries from 2010 to 2022. It also forecasts OS shipments by Price Tier on a regional basis. This report is published during Q1 2018, following actual Q4 2017 results. This report updates and supersedes the Tablet Operating System Forecast - Shipments & Installed Base by Price Tier by Country 2010 - 2021: Q4 17 Update published in November 2017.

Table of Contents

1.   Title
2.   Contents
3.   The Story - Does the Slowdown in Windows Tablet Growth Reveal Underlying Market Vulnerability?
4.   Analysis
5.   Data - Tablet Shipments by Operating System by Global and Regional
6.   Data - Tablet Shipments by Operating System by Country
7.   Data - Tablet Installed Base by Operating System by Global and Regional
8.   Data - Tablet Installed Base by Operating System by Country
9.   Data - Tablet Shipments by Operating System: Global and Regional
10. Definitions
11. Methodology
12. Country Coverage
13. How Can We Help You?
14. Contacts
15. Pivot Table
16. Flat File

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