A strong competitive landscape—including surging Android tablet shipments and robust demand for Apple's new iPad mini—has led International Data Corporation to increase its 2012 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 122.3 million, up from its previous forecast of 117.1 million units.
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IDC raised its tablet shipment forecast for the year due to growing consumer interest in tablets and the introduction of new devices, the research firm said on Friday. Tablets are hot-- so hot that IDC just bumped up its global market forecast for the tablet market for 2012 and beyond. raised its shipment for the year due to growing consumer interest in s and the introduction of new devices, the research firm said on Friday. Worldwide Tablet Forecast Update, 2018–2022: Abstract. This study provides a five-year for the market for 2018–2022. "The market is projected to decline 8.9% in 2018, with both slate and detachable shipments considerably weaker than 2017," said Tags: worldwide, tablet, forecast, update, International Data Corporation () has increased its market for 2012. says continued robust demand for s has prompted it to increase its to 117.1 million units, up from its previous Whilst market growth for PCs is said to be stalling, figures for shipments are once again being rethought. The has raised its for the number of s shipped by 17 per cent for 2012 and beyond as iOS picks up steam, Android gains traction, and Windows finally enters the market