In Global PC market, the year 2010 corresponds to the year for new technologies and innovations. The PC market saw the greatest innovation & development of its time i.e. the launch of Tablet PC, by Apple. The launch of tablet PC has rejuvenated the global market for PC. Tablet PCs were launched across different countries of the world from U.S., U.K. to China, etc. Though, major demand was driven from North American region but Asia-Pacific (APAC) is also regarded as an upcoming potential market for the market players.
In APAC market, increasing number of mobile subscribers, increasing internet users, ability of tablet PC to bridge the gap between notebooks & smartphone, entry of new players in the market are the few factors that have spurred the market for Tablet PC in APAC region.
According to 6Wresearch, Asia-Pacific (APAC) tablet PC market is expected to generate $31.9 billion by 2016, with an estimated CAGR of 39.71% from 2011-2016; while on the other hand 116.9 millions of tablet PC are expected to ship by 2016. In 2011, China has dominated the tablet PC market accounting for 25.1% of the share in the overall market followed by Japan, South Korea and others. China generated $1.51 billion in 2011 and is expected to generate $9.76 billion by 2016 with a CAGR of 45.1% for the same period.
The report also gives the insights of the shares of different geographical regions (north, south, east, and west) of each country, along with shares of the market players, shares of different operating systems (OS), shares of different processor manufacturers in APAC tablet PC market.