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Media Tablets - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2228043
  • July 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 613 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Media Tablets in Million Units by the following Operating Systems: Android, QNX, iOS, and Others (Includes Microsoft and other operating systems). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

The report profiles 62 companies including many key and niche players such as Acer, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., ARCHOS, ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Dell, Inc., HTC Corporation, Lenovo Group Limited, Motorola Mobility, Inc., Research In Motion Limited, and Samsung Electronics Company Limited.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Introduction II-1
Growth Drivers II-1
Apple iPad - the First Successful Offering in Media Tablet Market II-2
Table 1: World Media Tablet Market: Market Share of Apple and
Other Companies for Years 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Introduction of iPad 2 to Facilitate Further Growth of Media
Tablet Market II-3
Specification for First-Generation iPad and iPad 2 II-3
Current and Future Analysis II-3
Media Tablets Market to Witness Competition II-3
Apple Sees Decline in iPad Sales II-4
Amazon Kindle Fire Emerges as Top Android-Based Tablet II-4
Launch of Galaxy Tab 2 - A Significant Development II-4
HTC and RIM Targeting Enterprise Market II-4
Tablets Market Sees Product Withdrawals II-5
Emergence of Media Tablets and Smartphones to Check Rapid
Growth of PC Market II-5
Trends II-5
Success in Media Tablets to Impact Sales of Hard Disk Drives II-5
Apple iPad Shipments to Gradually Move Downwards Beginning 2013 II-6
Media Tablets to Benefit from Android Popularity II-6
Wacom Maintaining Leadership Position in Digitizing Technology II-6
Tablet Display Suppliers to Face Challenge of Meeting Rising
Demand II-6
IT industry to Receive Boost from Media Tablet Sales II-6
Telecom Operator to Introduce Strategies to Benefit from
Media Tablet Growth II-6
7-inch Tablets versus 10-inch Tablets II-7
Semiconductor Industry to Benefit from Introduction of Devices II-7
Touch Panel and Flexible PCB Market to Benefit from Growing
Uptake of Media Tablets II-7
Media Tablet Market to Benefit from High Replacement Rate II-7
Media Tablets to Create Long Lasting Impact for Businesses II-8
Product-Wise Analysis II-8
Table 2: World Computer Market (2015): Projected Market Share
of Portable Devices (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Netbooks II-9
Feature Comparison of Media Tablets, Netbooks and Notebooks II-9
Smartphones II-10
Non-Standardized Media Tablets Creating Challenges for Industry II-10
Comparison of Operating System Used in Media Tablets II-10
Bill of Material Cost Analysis II-10
Table 3: Comparison of BOM Costs - Notebooks versus Media
Tablets II-11
Noteworthy Innovations II-11
EMEA Media Tablet Market II-12
New Products Likely to Enter Market II-12
What Lies Ahead? II-12
Enterprise Usage II-12
Mainstream Usage II-13

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-14
Media Tablets II-14
Features II-14
Media Tablets Vs. Tablet PC II-14
A Historic Perspective II-14
Focus on Select Products II-14
iPad II-14
Samsung Galaxy Tab II-15
Amazon Kindle Fire II-15
Technical Specifications of Select Products II-15
Overview of Operating Systems II-16
iOS II-16
Android II-17
Features II-17
Architecture II-17
Recent Releases of Android II-17
4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich II-17
3.2 Honeycomb II-18
3.1 Honeycomb II-18
3.0 Honeycomb II-18
2.3 Gingerbread II-18
Table 4: Global Android Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Usage by Version - 2.3.x Gingerbread, 2.2
Froyo, 2.0, 2.1 Éclair, 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich, 3.x.x
Honeycomb, 1.6 Donut, and 1.5 Cupcake (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
QNX II-18
Windows 8 II-19
webOS II-19
MeeGo II-19

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-20
Apple Introduces iPad II-20
Motorola Mobility to Introduce Motorola Xoom 2 and Motorola
Xoom 2 Media Edition Tablets II-20
Acer Launches ICONIA TAB A700 II-20
NTT DoCoMo Unveils MEDIAS Tab N-06D Tablet II-20
ARCHOS Unveils New G9 Android™ Tablets II-21
Sony India Rolls Out Tablet P and Tablet S Devices II-21
Acer Releases ICONIA TAB A200 II-22
Lenovo Introduces Android-Powered IdeaPad and ThinkPad Tablet II-22
Toshiba Releases AT100 Android Tablet II-22
Sharp Unveils Galapagos Android Tablet II-22
Amazon Introduces Kindle Fire Tablet II-22
Barnes & Noble Unveils Nook Tablet II-23
HTC to Launch Android Based Media Tablets II-23
ViewSonic Introduces ViewPad 10 II-23
IN Media Launches Tablet PC 7 II-23
IN Media Introduces New Tablet PC II-24
Apple Introduces iPad 2 II-24
MiTAC to Unveil Media Tablets II-24
Lenovo Group Rolls Out New Tablets II-24
Hewlett-Packard Development Company to Roll Out HP TouchPad 4G
on AT&T II-24
Samsung Electronics Launches GALAXY Tab 8.9 and GALAXY Tab 10.1 II-25
Research In Motion Introduces BlackBerry BBX Mobile Platform II-26
Research In Motion Launches BlackBerry® PlayBookTM Video Chat
Application II-26
Acer Unveils Acer ICONIA TAB A100 Tablet II-26
Acer Launches Acer ICONIA SMART II-27
Hewlett-Packard Development Unveils HP webOS Pivot II-27
Hewlett-Packard Development to Launch Wi-Fi Version of HP
TouchPad II-28
T-Mobile USA and Dell Launch Streak™ 7 II-28
ASUSTeK Computer Introduces ASUS Eee Pad Slider II-29
ASUSTeK Computer Unveils ASUS Eee Pad Transformer II-29
ASUSTeK Computer Introduces Eee Pad Transformer Prime II-30
Technicolor Unveils Media Touch 2 II-30
Apple Launches iPad in UK II-30
Marvell Launches Marvell Moby Tablet II-31
AT&T Introduces AT&T HomeManagerTM II-31
Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab II-31
NEC BIGLOBE to Introduce Android Tablets II-31
Orange France Introduces Tabbee S Tablet II-32
RIM Introduces BlackBerry PlayBookTM Tablet II-32
Binatone Introduces Binatone Home Surf Touch Android Tablet PC II-32
Hewlett-Packard Launches Photosmart eStation II-32
Mediaspectrum Rolls Out Adrenalin II-33
IN Media Introduces IN Media Tablet PC II-33
Toshiba Europe Unveils FOLIO 100 II-33
ARCHOS Launches Android-Based Tablets II-34
Broadcom Introduces ExoPC Tablet II-34
Fusion Garage to Roll out JooJoo Internet Tablet II-34
Sony Introduces Dash II-35
Paradigm Shift Sourcing and Manufacturing Launches EMT-10AB
and EMT-10AW Touch-Screen Smart Tablet II-35
OpenPeak Introduces OpenTablet 7 II-35
Dell Introduces Dell Streak II-35
Dell Rolls Out Inspiron Duo Convertible Tablet II-35
ASUSTeK Computer Launches Various Portable Multimedia and
Productivity Solutions II-36
Apple Introduces iPad II-37
Apple Launches iPad in Various Countries II-37
Lenovo Group Introduces ThinkPad Products II-38
Lenovo Group Unveils IdeaPad U1 Hybrid Notebook II-38
Camangi Introduces Camangi WebStation Internet Tablet II-39
Smart Devices Electronics Technology and AdelaVoice Introduce
Lighthouse SQ7 II-39
Toshiba Unveils JournE Touch II-40
Nokia Launches N97 Web Tablet II-40
Samsung Electronics Introduces WiMAX Internet Tablet for
Clearwire Network II-40
Genius-KYE Systems Launches G-Pen F-509 Media Tablet II-41
TechCrunch Rolls Out CrunchPad Web Tablet Prototype II-41
GiiNiiTM International Introduces Movit Mini Internet Tablet II-41
Dell Introduces Latitude XT2 Convertible Tablet II-41

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-43
Google Acquires Motorola Mobility II-43
Google Snaps Up eBook Technologies II-43
Notion Forms Partnership with Texas Instruments II-43
Dell to Team Up with Baidu II-44
Prestigio and Archos Sign Partnership Agreement II-44
Lenovo Group Unveils Mobile Internet and Digital Home Business
Group II-44
Seton Hall University Uses Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet PCs II-44
HP to Discontinue webOS Device Development II-45
Dell Takes Over Boomi II-45
Google Takes Over Agnilux II-45
Intrinsyc Software and Advanced Systems Research Technology
Sign Agreement II-45

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-46
Acer, Inc. (China) II-46
Amazon.com, Inc. (US) II-46
Apple, Inc. (US) II-46
ARCHOS (France) II-46
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (Taiwan) II-47
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (US) II-47
Dell, Inc. (US) II-47
HTC Corporation (Taiwan) II-48
Lenovo Group Limited (Hong Kong) II-48
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (US) II-48
Research In Motion Limited (Canada) II-48
Samsung Electronics Company Limited (Korea) II-48

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-50
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Media Tablets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,
and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 6: World 9-Year Perspective for Media Tablets by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East & Africa, and Latin American Markets for Years 2010, 2012
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Media Tablets by Operating System - Android, QNX,iOS and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 8: World 9-Year Perspective for Media Tablets by
Operating System - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
Android, QNX, iOS and Other Markets for Years 2010, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Amazon Kindle Fire Emerges as Top Android- Based Tablet III-1
Product Launches III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Key Players III-11
Amazon.com, Inc. III-11
Apple, Inc. III-12
Barnes & Noble, Inc. III-12
Dell, Inc. III-12
Motorola Mobility, Inc. III-13
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 9: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

2. CANADA III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Current and Future Analysis III-14
Product Launches III-14
Strategic Corporate Development III-15
Key Player III-15
Research In Motion Limited III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 10: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

3. JAPAN III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Current and Future Analysis III-17
Product Launches III-17
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 11: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4. EUROPE III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Current and Future Analysis III-20
Product Launches III-20
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 12: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 13: European 9-Year Perspective for Media Tablets by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2010, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4a. FRANCE III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Current and Future Analysis III-26
ARCHOS - A Major French Player III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 14: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4b. GERMANY III-28
Market Analysis III-28
Table 15: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4c. ITALY III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 16: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-30
Market Analysis III-30
Table 17: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
correspondingGraph/Chart) III-30

4e. SPAIN III-31
Market Analysis III-31
Table 18: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4f. RUSSIA III-32
Market Analysis III-32
Table 19: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-33
Market Analysis III-33
Table 20: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Asia-Pacific Media Tablet Market to Register Considerable
Growth III-34
Current and Future Analysis III-34
Thailand Media Tablets Market on Fast Track III-34
Australian Media Tablet Market III-34
More Competition on the Fray III-35
Product Launches III-35
Strategic Corporate Developments III-43
Key Players III-44
Acer, Inc. (China) III-44
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (Taiwan) III-44
HTC Corporation (Taiwan) III-45
Lenovo Group Limited (Hong Kong) III-45
Samsung Electronics Company Limited (Korea) III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Media Tablets by Geographic Region - China,
India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 22: Asia-Pacific 9-Year Perspective for Media Tablets
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales
for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years
2010, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

5a. CHINA III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Current and Future Analysis III-48
Chinese Tablets Sales to Register Growth III-48
Media Tablet Market to Benefit from Government Focus on Rural
Areas III-48
B.Market Analytics III-49
Table 23: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

5b. INDIA III-50
Market Analysis III-50
Table 24: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-51
Market Analysis III-51
Table 25: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA III-52
Market Analysis III-52
Table 26: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

7. LATIN AMERICA III-53
Market Analysis III-53
Table 27: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Media Tablets Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 62 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 72)

The United States (32)
Canada (2)
Japan (5)
Europe (9)
- France (4)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (24)

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