Samsung leads Indian tablet market in 2015, Datawind in Q4

Top tablet vendors in 2015 in India
Indian tablet market shipments grew 13 percent to 4.4 million in 2015, said CMR.

The growth in tablet shipment was due to the purchase by government.

Samsung is the number one tablet brand in India in 2015. Datawind has overtaken Samsung as the leading tablet brand during the fourth quarter of 2015.

Samsung’s tablet market share in Q4 was 17.5 percent against 23.3 percent for Datawind. Micromax achieved 16 percent share in the Indian tablet market.

Tablet market in 2015

Samsung, Datawind and Micromax took the top 3 leadership positions.

Top 5 brands garnered 66 percent of the market share. 66 brands shipped their tablets in 2015.

Apple iPad tablet sales dipped 22 percent in units. Android has 92 percent share. Windows rose 1 percent to 3 percent.

4G tablets constituted 7 percent of the total tablets shipped.

Tablet market in Q4 2015

Datawind, Samsung and Micromax took the top 3 leadership positions.

Top 5 brands garnered 81 percent of the market share. 18 brands were selling tablets in Q4.

Tablet shipments declined 31 percent quarter on quarter and 21 percent year on year.

4G tablets formed 9 percent.

Meanwhile, Lenovo has moved into the number one position in PC shipment in India in the fourth quarter of 2015 – beating HP.

Lenovo, the Chinese PC brand, increased its share due to the state government order execution in the quarter. Lenovo experienced the largest increase in market share in Q4 2015. PC shipments in India rose 10.6 percent to nearly 2.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, said Gartner.

Vina Krishnan
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