Annual tablet sales are forecast to decline at an average rate of 3.6% between 2017 and 2021. In spite of this fall, the installed base of tablets will grow to 930 million because tablet lifespans are increasing. This forecast report explains this trend and examines the implications of declining sales on both vendors and operators.
This report provides:
- an assessment of the drivers and inhibitors of the tablet market
- a detailed regional and worldwide forecast of tablet sales, installed base, connectivity and penetration rate
- a discussion on the impact of declining tablet sales on vendors and how they are adapting their strategies
- an analysis of tablet connectivity and related mobile operator strategies.