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Global Tablet and Application Processor Development Trends, 2012 and Beyond Product Image

Global Tablet and Application Processor Development Trends, 2012 and Beyond

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 14 Pages
  • Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC)


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The global tablet industry has begun the trends featuring high specifications and low price in the second half of 2012 due to several factors such as the use of ultra-high resolution panels for Apple's New iPad, the availability of Google's very low cost tablet with high specification and the imminent launch of Microsoft's tablet at the end of 2012. Three major platform suppliers Google, Apple, and Microsoft all have their own tablets for sales. This reports profiles global tablet and application processor development trends and examines the market and product strategies of Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

List of Topics:

- Key development trends among tablets, including major vendors, key application processor suppliers, and product specifications

- Worldwide tablet shipment volume forecast for the period 2012-2016

- Development of tablet products, including key vendors, and important factors for their future development

1. Development of the Global Tablet Industry

1.1 Tablet Shipments Concentrate on Apple's iPad and White-box Tablets in 1H 2012

1.2 Competition of Small Form Factor Tablets Becoming Fiercer in 2H 2012

1.3 Industry Concentration of Top Three Branded Shipments? Intensifying in 2012

1.4 The Tablet Market Still Has Room for Growth

2. Development of the Global Tablet Application Processor Industry

2.1 Apple Continues to Dominate on Tablets

2.2 Application Processor Branded Vendors Aim at Mobile Computing Market with High Performance Offerings

2.3 Competition among Chinese Application Processor Vendors Intensifying

MIC Perspective


List of Figures

Figure 1 Global Tablet Shipment Volume by Operating System in 2012

Figure 2 Global Tablet Shipment Share by Branded Vendor , 2011 - 2012

Figure 3 Global Tablet Shipment Volume, 2011 - 2016

Figure 4 Global Tablet Application Processor Shipment Share by Branded Vendor in 2012

Figure 5 Major Tablet Application Processor Vendors' Product Development Roadmap

Figure 6 Development Trends of Chinese White-box Tablet and Corresponding Application Processor Suppliers

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