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November 6, 2012

Apple's iPhone hit the "Samsung" wall as sales declines 8%, as Samsung Wall,declines

Worldwide tablet shipments totaled 27.8 million units in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12), according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The tablet market grew 49.5% year over year in 3Q12 and 6.7% over the second quarter of 2012. Android shipments, powered by  Samsung's the best ever" Smartphone sales in Q3,2012


Apple  declined its  Smartphone Marketshare by 8% from 59%  in 2011 to 51% as it continues to lead the market  by a large margin from sales of Kindle and Galaxy 3

With a 50% marketshare the iPhone  continues to rank number 1 with 14 million shipments in Q3,2012, which is less than 11.1 million .

Most notable was the impressive quarter turned out by Samsung—driven by its ever-growing portfolio of tablets. Samsung shipped 5.1 million tablets worldwide in 3Q2012  and increased its marketshare by  up 115.0%  as it recorded the fastest growth  notching up 5.1million from 1.2 million last year



Android Market   is yet to face  a serious challenge : as it grew 50% from 2011Q3, powered by Samsung and Kindle.





Who's Raking in the Highest Profit Margins from Tablets: Microsoft vs Google

Microsoft Surface has higher margin than Apple iPad: IHS - The Times of India: Microsoft and Apple are garnering the highest profit margins for their tablets, followed by Google and then Amazon, according to research firm IHS.

Crushing Competition the Apple Way :2012 Tablet Market by IDC shows  iPhone  leading the charts with Samsung,Asus,Lenevo

2012 Tablet Marketshare: Commanding 68% of the market,Apple rules the charts with Samsung managing 9% which is a difference of  58% point difference between the no 1 and the number second with a huge margin


The above graph by Asymco  shows how As the following graph shows Apple gross margins and its operating margins have both been on a consistent upward slope since early 2006.


How much does it costs the Tech firms  to manufacture a Tablet :Does the higher price of iPad makes more profit for Apple. Well seems that is not true as Microsoft's first self-made tablet, the Surface, costs about $267 in parts and labour when excluding its optional keyboard cover. It went on sale on October 26 priced at $499, for a profit margin of around 46 percent. Surface comes with a 10.6-inch (26.9-centimeter) screen measured diagonally, and can access the internet only through Wi-Fi. The price is for its base model with 32 gigabytes of memory.



With a similar configuration, the Microsoft Surface Tablet  makes more  more profit han Apple did when it released its third-generation iPad in March.



Apple's third-generation Wi-Fi-only iPad with 32GB of memory and a 9.7-inch (24.6-centimeter) screen cost an estimated $333 and retailed for $599, for a 44%  profit margin. The 16GB base model cost $316 and was priced at $499, for a profit margin of 37 percent.


March 30, 2012

Technology growth to double by 2016, led by Smartdevices and Tablets


Chart: Worldwide Smart Connected Device Shipments, 2010-2016 (Unit Millions)Description: This data comes from IDC's WW Quarterly PC Tracker, WW Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, and WW Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker.Tags: Tracker, mobile phones, tablets, forecast, PCs, devices, consumer, IDC ...Au thor: IDCcharts powered by iCharts




In 2011 the  technology disruption probably started to impact the way we  work and interact , with  smart connected devices, including PCs, media tablets, and smartphones, saw shipments of more than 916 million units and their revenues surpassing $489 billion dollars in 2011, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). These numbers reflect the combined total from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC TrackerMobile Phone Tracker, and Media Tablet Tracker. 





According to Forecasts ,shipments for smart connected devices should top 1.1 billion worldwide in 2012. By 2016, IDC predicts shipments will reach 1.84 billion units, more than double the 2011 figure, as consumers and business of all shapes and sizes around the world are showing a nearly insatiable appetite for smart connected devices. This works out to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% for the five-year forecast period.





In terms of platforms, IDC expects a relatively dramatic shift between 2011 and 2016, with the once-dominant Windows on x86 platform, consisting of PCs running the Windows operating system on any x86-compatible CPU, slipping from a leading 35.9% share in 2011 down to 25.1% in 2016. The number of Android-based devices running on ARM CPUs, on the other hand, will grow modestly from 29.4% share in 2011 to a market-leading 31.1% share in 2016. Meanwhile, iOS-based devices will grow from 14.6% share in 2011 to 17.3% in 2016.