idc chinese tablet shipments will sink 30 in q1 2020 due to coronavirus

At this point that almost all markets are suffering due to the coronavirus outbreak and IDC has made some grim predictions about the tablet market. According to its report, the tablet market will sink 30% in the first quarter of this year, compared to Q1 2019.

The COVID-19 will likely affect the whole first half of this year as well, but the decline will slow down to 14% in Q2 2020. In addition to the lower demand, the insufficient supply is also contributing to the decline. Supply chains can’t deliver and even the few customers who want to buy a tablet can’t get them.

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