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Indian tablet market sees 6% growth in Q3FY18, Lenovo tops the list: Report

Lenovo's dominance in tablet market is mainly due to the demand from the education and financial services sectors

IANS  |  New Delhi 

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With a 22 per cent share, leads India's tablet PC market which witnessed a six per cent growth in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the previous quarter, according to a new report on Tuesday.

The in India recorded 0.83 million unit shipments in Q3 of 2018, said the CyberMedia Research's (CMR) "Tablet PC Market Report Review".

"continues to be on the first position in the overall tablet market, and most of the tablets were 4G and 3G. Tab 4 series had the highest sale in Q3 of 2018," the report said.

is followed by iBall (16 per cent), Samsung (15 per cent) and Datawind (14 per cent), according to the report.

Samsung's position has declined in the overall market because they have had the same strategy in the last few quarters, the findings showed.

Lenovo's dominance is mainly due to the demand from the education and financial services sectors.

In the retail market, iball has strengthened its position, the research showed.

Apple, which launched iPad 6 Gen in the last quarter, achieved 51 per cent growth over the past quarter.

4G tablet shipments recorded 47 per cent sequential growth in the third quarter, said the report, adding that in the coming quarter, 4G market will grow to 60 per cent of the overall

The needs to focus on enhancing their gaming features, it added.

First Published: Tue, November 27 2018. 17:48 IST