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According to analysts’ expectations, Apple has ordered 9.8 million iPads in the first quarter of 2016 years. This means, among other things, that the tablet market starts to shrink. How much Apple gets shot?

The website DigiTimes published data, which show that in the first quarter of 2016 years is to be sold 46.65 million tablets. It’s almost 9% less than in the previous period under consideration. As expected, the most popular are to enjoy the smallest Tablet models. The demand for 7-inch device is expected to be 35.4%. The second largest pool of tablets should be 9-inch x – 23.8%. Definitely less interest is expected to tablet 10, x- inch and larger. Mentioned at the beginning of the number of copies of the iPad is an important sign of a downward trend against the consumer interest in these devices. A similar number of orders recorded almost 5 years ago. It is now comparable to that which was in 2011, when sales reigned iPad 2. In recent years, sales of tablets under the sign nagryzionego apples inevitably fell. This is indicated by consecutive quarters in which the number of orders was becoming less from year to year. The reason for this may be that users are much less likely to mention tablets to newer versions. Another potential aspect of influencing the results of the Cupertino company may be moved premiere iPad Air 3 only in March (according to unofficial information), at the expense of introduction of the iPad Pro. Is the latest iPad could change the course of events and encourage consumers to buy new Apple devices and thus increase the number of orders in the future? Time will tell.Source: DigiTimes