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The Taiwanese Tablet Industry, 4Q 2017

  • ID: 4463558
  • Report
  • February 2018
  • Region: Taiwan
  • 11 pages
  • Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC)
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The report finds that the Taiwanese tablet industry's shipment volume enjoyed both sequential and year-on-year growth in the third quarter of 2017, reaching 17.1 million units. MIC also finds that nearly 60% of the tablets had screen sizes between 8" and 9" in the third quarter of 2017, up from 44% in the same quarter of 2016. However, with the pressure from phablets persisting, the industry's shipment growth is anticipated to stay lukewarm in the first half of 2018.

List of Topics

  • This research report presents shipment volume and value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese tablet industry.
  • The report includes shipment volume and value, ASP, and product mix analysis.
  • The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with tablet brands and makers.
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 Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Volume, 4Q 2015 - 2Q 2018

Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Value and ASP, 4Q 2015 - 1Q 2018

Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Volume by Screen Size, 4Q 2015 - 3Q 2017

Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Volume Share by Screen Size, 4Q 2015 - 3Q 2017

Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Volume by Operating System, 2Q 2015 - 3Q 2017

Taiwanese Tablet Shipment Share by Operating System, 2Q 2015 - 3Q 2017

Research Scope & Definitions

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Primary research with a holistic, cross-domain approach

The exhaustive primary research methods are central to the value that the analyst delivers. A combination of questionnaires and on-site visits to the major manufacturers provides a first view of the latest data and trends. Information is subsequently validated by interviews with the manufacturers' suppliers and customers, covering a holistic industry value chain. This process is backed up by a cross-domain team-based approach, creating an interlaced network across numerous interrelated components and system-level devices to ensure statistical integrity and provide in-depth insight.

Complementing primary research is a running database and secondary research of industry and market information. Dedicated research into the macro-environmental trends shaping the ICT industry also allows the analyst to forecast future development trends and generate foresight perspectives. With more than 20 years of experience and endeavors in research, the methods and methodologies include:


  • Component supplier interviews
  • System supplier interviews
  • User interviews
  • Channel interviews
  • IPO interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Consumer surveys
  • Production databases
  • Financial data
  • Custom databases


  • Technology forecasting and assessment
  • Product assessment and selection
  • Product life cycles
  • Added value analysis
  • Market trends
  • Scenario analysis
  • Competitor analysis