NEW DELHI – The tablet market in India is expected to surpass the mark of 1.6Mn by the end of this year. Manufacturers Association of IT (MAIT) has estimated that the tablet market will see a stupendous growth of nearly 40 percent this year that translates into nearly two and a half times the growth rate last year.
With the growing trends in the technological world and the realization of tablets to implement BYOD they are becoming popular among commercial as well as business users for entertainment as well as content consumption.
The average price of tablet in India is 24,000 and the companies leading this market are Apple, Blackberry, and Samsung with their respective OS leading in the platforms.
In a report published by CyberMedia it was revealed that this year’s second quarter has shown the number of tablets shipped increase by 59 percent making the sales of tablets reach 0.55 million units in the second quarter of 2012.
These developments have shed light on how the Indian tablet market has become replete with cut throat competitors even after being at its emerging stage.
As published in Economic Times, the President of MAIT, Alok Bharadwaj, said “The tablet market is the new blue-eyed growth opportunity in India. With the introduction of several national and international brands of tablets in India, the market is witnessing a revolution of sorts.”