Rising demand for mobility, acceptance of touch screen based devices by consumers, and growing mobile workforce in India is driving the market for 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet in India.
According to 6Wresearch, India Convertible Laptop-Tablet popularly known as 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market shipments value reached more than $11 Million in CY H2 2014. Dell dominated the market followed by Hewlett Packard and Asus. In terms of unit shipments, India’s 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market registered a triple digit growth in CY 4Q 2014 over the previous quarter.
Note: Others include Laptop-Tablets having 1 GB and 8 GB RAM
India’s 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market witnessed an upsurge in demand for 4GB RAM convertible laptops, where the segment achieved growth of around 164% in CY 4Q 2014 as compared to CY 3Q 2014.
According to Anuj Mehrotra (Research Analyst, 6Wresearch-India Electronics Division), “India 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market is presently at introductory stage where corporate sector holds major share of the market. However, education sector presents tremendous opportunities for the growth of convertible laptops in the Indian market”.
“In CY H2 2014, 2-in-1/Hybrid Laptop-Tablet within the price range of INR 34,000 – INR 43,000 accounted for more than 60% share of the market. Further, in screen size, 11.6 Inch 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet registered a substantial triple digit growth in CY 4Q 2014 over the previous quarter”, he added.
It is no denying that India Convertible Laptop/ 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market have experienced a growing trend over the last few quarters. However, high ownership cost and lack of consumer awareness remains major hindrance in the expected growth of India’s 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet market.
India 2-in-1 Laptop-Tablet Tracker provides in depth analysis offering insights on market share by companies, shipments, value and specification.