EMEA tablet market slumps in first quarter decline since start of pandemic - IDC

IDC says slowdown triggered by reduction in consumer demand

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EMEA tablet market slumps in first quarter decline since start of pandemic - IDC

Tablet market shipments in EMEA have declined year-on-year for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Shipments reached 11.8m units in EMEA during the second quarter of 2021, representing a 1.7 per cent year-on-year decline which the IDC puts down to "a slowdown in consumer demand". But volumes still remain significantly above the pre-pandemic period, up 22.4 per cent compared with 2019, which the IDC claims indicates an increase...

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