According to Gartner, the Tablet segment sales are going to increase from 68 million units in 2011 to 118 million units in 2012 registering a 98% increase in volumes. 2011 saw tablet shipments multiply by 3.5X over 2010. Furthermore, the segment will see growth at 60%+ CAGR for the next 5 years and gartner expects that the total number of tablet users will be in excess of 660 million by 2016.
Apple will be the key player and influencer in the segment, even while Amazon, Android and Windows build base and shall continue its leadership position well in 2015 albeit more smaller margins.
Presenting my first infographic build to emphasize the promise in the Tablet devices segment.