Apple still top tablet maker in Q1 2021 as global market booms

Apple’s iPad retained the dominant share of the tablet industry in the first quarter of 2021 as the product segment grew more than 50% year-over-year.

Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderCredit: Andrew O’Hara, AppleInsider

Total shipments of tablets reached 39.9 million units in Q1 2021, representing year-over-year growth of 55.2%, according to new data from analysis firm IDC. The firm says growth of this magnitude hasn’t been seen since 2013.

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