IDC Announces DataWind Sold More Tablets than Samsung in India

When it comes to the electronic gadgets most of us certainly stop thinking just about the Smartphones alone, but there are plenty in the box. Tablet (electronic gadgets) is another quality designs by the makers where it bridges the gap between the Smartphones and the laptops for sure. When it comes to the largest number of sales, most of us definitely thinks about the big players (might be in the international brands). However the circumstances doesn’t seems to be same always. With respect to that, we are going to see some crucial information about the largest Tablet sellers in India.

While reading about the Topic, you will never believe that, Samsung loses the top seller post in the Tablet sectors in India. Off course it’s true, which you will believe after completing the post.
IDC Announces DataWind Sold More Tablets than Samsung in India
IDC Announces DataWind Sold More Tablets than Samsung in India
The International Data Corporation (IDC) releases a latest report, which certainly denotes the DataWind sold maximum number of Tablets than the Korean Tech giant none other than Samsung for sure. Datawind? Who is that? Datawind is the maker of Akash Tablet which is one among the sensational devices of India. According to the official reports from the International Data Corporation Datawind shares 20.7% of the tablets sold in India, whilst the competitor shares 15.8%. Also, Micromax stands 3rdwith the 15.5% and Lenovo follows it with 13.8%, whereas 10% shares by iBall indeed.

IDC official press release statement states that, “With continued focus on entry level i.e. sub $100 tablet segment, shipments almost doubled year-on-year in 2015 Q4. Cost benefits through local manufacturing, free internet bundled tablets, higher online presence in Q4 2015 were few key factors which worked in favour of the vendor (Datawind)”. “Samsung took the second place in 2015 Q4 with 15.8 percentage share, as shipments dip by 8.7 percentage sequentially against 2015 Q3. Samsung is seen as the only vendor dominating in the premium end of the category with Android based detachables i.e. Galaxy Tab S2” added by the IDC press release.

IDC also stated that, “0.86 million units of tablets were shipped in 2015 Q4, down 10.1 percentage over the same period last year. However, with each of previous two quarters clocking over a million units of shipments, total tablet market for 2015 managed to post a growth of 8.2 percentage at 3.8 million units, recovering from a sharp dip in 2014.”


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