(ANSA) – MILAN, AUGUST 05 – After that of smartphones, the tablet market also shows a marked decline in the second quarter of 2022. The data coming from the analysis agency Canalys show a sector that is suffering the repercussions of the economic crisis global due to the exit of the giants of the hi-tech sector from the Russian market. In the period from April to June 2022, according to the Canalys survey, tablet shipments stopped at 34.77 million units, 11% less than in Q2 2021. Leader of the sector is still Apple, to which it is up to 34.8% of market share and 12.1 million iPads shipped. In any case, the Cupertino giant fell by 14.7% compared to last year. Samsung’s second place also falls, to -13%, with almost 7 million tablets shipped and a slice of the total equal to 20%. The third step of the podium is occupied by Lenovo with 10.1% and 3.5 million tablets shipped.
For the Chinese, the loss was 25.1% on an annual basis.
The ranking is completed by Amazon, the only positive companies (+ 6.3%) and with a share of 9.5% – and Huawei, whose decline compared to the same period last year is 25.9%. “The rapid decline in demand has accelerated the decline in tablet shipments as we move beyond the peak of the pandemic,” said Canalys analyst Himani Mukka. “Inflation and fears of a recession are at the forefront of consumers’ minds and tablet spending has taken a back seat as the need for usage levels in the tough months of Covid-19 decreased” “. (ANSA ).