4G Tablets to Have Half of the Market Share This Year

The 4G tablets market will comprise 50% of the total market by the end of 2017, said a report on the Internet last week.

As per the report, tablets running on Android platform have by now captured the bulk of the market while tablets running on Windows platform have seen nonstop decrement in the country.

Datawind sustained its peak position with 34% share in the market. On the other hand, iBall secured 2nd with 16% share in the market chased by Samsung with 15% share in the market.

“The smartphone market has shifted towards 4G network and the tablets industry would also chase in the same fashion. The need of SIM-enabled gadgets will carry one to elevate while Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets will carry on witnessing the demand from the student category,” said the report.


3G and 4G-based tablets observed chronological augmentation of 15% and 31% in terms of parts transported.

On the other hand, Wi-Fi and 2G-based tablets witnessed a huge decline of 33% and 62%, in that order, than the last quarter, the discovery showed.

The tablet market in the price section is less than Rs 5,000 and ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000 saw 4% and 48% sequential development, in that order, through the same quarter. In contrast, the price section ranging from Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000 saw a huge 61% sequential decrement, the report added.

Speaking of growth factors for the global tablet markets, the rising demand from various industries is the main reason that is responsible for the growth of the global industry. In addition to this, the growing network and decreasing prices of the data services have led the users to increase the use of tablets for various purposes. This is one of the main reasons that can be held accountable for the growth of the global market.

In contrast, the huge cost of maintenance and the low durability of these tablets is the main reason that is hindering the growth of the global market. For now, the quarter one of 2017 has witnessed a huge growth in the 4G-enabled tablets and will continue to show the same till the arrival of 5G network.