Tablet and Chromebooks have 'moved past peak demand', claimes IDC

IDC figures show Chromebook shipments fell more than 60 per cent in Q4 as vendors prioritised Windows machines due to their higher price tags alongside component shortages

Kelsey Rees
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Tablet and Chromebooks have 'moved past peak demand', claimes IDC

Global tablet shipments reached 46 million units during the fourth quarter of 2021, posting a decline for the second time since the pandemic began in 2020.  Shipments dropped 11.9 per cent year ...

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