IDC Company published a forecast of the tablet market in 2016, and they expect a number of major changes. According to the report, will be reduced by 5.9% this year, shipments of traditional tablets, as they pushed the form factor of the device 2-in-1.
Although it certainly is not something surprising, since in recent months, we see a revival of the market of tablet computers with new proposals hybrid devices coming from the traditional players in the segment, as well as the emergence of new producers in the industry, such as Huawei and Alcatel.
The new form factor does not go to the detriment of the possibilities of the tablet, but at the same time you will be able to use dualbut, largely due to the fact that there is a plurality of mobile x86 chips.
The figures show that in 2016 the market for hybrid tablet will increase by as much as 73%. Even more optimistic, shipments of hybrid devices may rise from 16.6 million in 2015 to 63.8 million in 2020.
Trends also show that more and more users will be given a choice in favor of Windows 10, mainly due to the operating system from Apple. Android, is expected to maintain the same popularity in the plates until 2020.
Also worth noting is that the boost to productivity growth will also lead to increased interest in the creation of larger units – 9 inches and above. This, of course, lead to a decrease in the number of devices with 7-inch screen, but it will take a lot of time before the last will be in demand.