Growth in the tablet market slowed down in the third quarter due to market saturation. Global market research firm TrendForce’s latest tablet shipment report reveals shipments worldwide during this period totaled 39.3 million units, up slightly by 6.8% from the previous quarter. Vendors will be relying on new products or promotion deals to drive shipments in the final quarter, which is likely to account for much of the sales this year.
After experiencing shipment slump in the first half of 2015, branded notebook vendors aim to finish the year off with a strong recovery by making a comeback with an all-out effort to expand their shipments. Notebook demand remained strong in the U.S. and started to pick up in China. The stabilization of currency exchange rates has also resulted a gradual turnaround in the European notebook market.
Third-quarter LCD TV shipments worldwide stood at 53.1 million units, based on the latest reporting from WitsView, a division of TrendForce. Global shipments grew 8.3% quarterly due to the effects of the traditional peak season. However, economic stagnation in Europe and the emerging markets also led to a slight year-on-year decline of 1.8% in third-quarter shipments.
Global market research firm TrendForce held its 2016 IT Industry Forecast Conference at Room 101 of the NTUH International Center in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 15, 2015. A team of senior analysts assembled from TrendForce’s major research divisions – TrendForce, DRAMeXchange, WitsView, LEDinside and EnergyTrend – will share their detailed forecasts on trends in major tech industries for 2016.
Global market research firm TrendForce held its 2016 IT Industry Forecast Conference at Room 101 of the NTUH International Center in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 15, 2015. The conference was divided into two sessions, with the first part devoted to forecasts on tech industries for 2016.