Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC

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Indian tablet market has yet again seen a dip by 11% in 2017, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. A total of 717 thousand tablets were shipped in India with a 32% sequential decline in 2017, which is more or less similar YoY.  Continue reading “Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC”

Indian tablet market falls 16% YoY, Datawind tops with 34% market share: CMR

Datawind UbiSlate 7C Plus Edge

Tablet sales in India declined 16 per cent year-on-year to around 7.6 lakh units during January-March, according to latest report from CMR. The research firm cited lack of promotional activities by device makers as one of the main reasons for the decline.
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Tablet shipments in India drop 18.6% YoY, Samsung rules with 21.3% market share: IDC

Datawind UbiSlate 7C Plus Edge

A total of 701,000 tablets were shipped in India in CY Q1 2017 – a marginal drop of 2.2 percent from 716,000 units in the previous quarter, according to the latest IDC Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. Tablet shipments in the consumer segment also declined 28 percent in Q1 2017 compared to the same period last year and resulted in a sharp 18.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) drop in total tablet shipments in India.The commercial segment accounted for one-third of total tablet shipments in India.

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Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC

Datawind UbiSlate 7C Plus Edge

Indian tablet market inclusive of slate and detachables ended the year 2016 with total shipments of 3.7 million units with a marginal annual drop of 3.1 percent, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The research firm attributed the shipment decline to the continuing decrease in demand for tablets. Continue reading “Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC”

Tablet shipments in India up 7.8% in Q3 2016, Datawind continues lead: IDC

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A total of 1.06 million tablets including slate and detachables have been shipped in India in CY Q3 2016 remaining stagnant over the same period last year, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The total tablet shipments grew 7.8 percent in Q3 2016 over Q2 2016.
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Datawind tops Indian tablet market with 34.2% market share in Q1 2016: CMR

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A total of 0.91 million tablets were sold in India, recording a 7% growth over the last quarter of CY 2015, according to CMR’s India Quarterly Tablet PC Market Review, 1Q CY 2016. The report said that 4G launches will increase sales of large screen smart connected devices, including tablets, for video content consumption, leading to market stabilization. Continue reading “Datawind tops Indian tablet market with 34.2% market share in Q1 2016: CMR”

Tablet shipments in India increased 13% in 2015, 4.4M units sold: CMR Report

A total of 4.4 million tablets were shipped in India, registering a growth of 13% compared to 2014, according to CMR’s India Annual Tablet PC Market Review, CY 2015.

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DataWind and Reliance Communications team up to bring Linux based smartphone in India for Rs 999

DataWind the maker of the budget Aakash tablets has joined hands with Reliance Communications to launch a smartphone that will be priced as low as Rs 999 and will be available by the end of 2015, according to a latest report from the Economic Times.

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Datawind to pre-install CricHQ cricket scoring app on UbiSlate tablets

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Datawind, the company behind the popular low-cost Aakash tablet has announced a partnership with CricHQ, global cricket technology company. With this partnership, Datawind would be pre-installing the CricHQ app on all their Ubislate tablets. This app would let the users get the latest cricket scores, watch training videos and receive live ball-by-ball updates. The UbiSlate tablets come pre-loaded with NCERT e-books. The company says that the new move is aimed at bridging the digital gap between professional and grassroots cricketers across rural and urban India Continue reading “Datawind to pre-install CricHQ cricket scoring app on UbiSlate tablets”

Aakash 2 Unboxing – Ubislate 7Ci

You must have surely heard about the Aakash tablet from India and also the second generation of the tablet known as the Aakash 2 which got launched in India recently. The Ubilslate 7Ci (patriotically known as the Aakash 2) is India’s low cost tablet. It  went on sale last month in India for Rs.4499 and here we have it for an exclusive unboxing on FoneArena.

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Aakash Tablet – Ubislate 7 Unboxing

We take a look at the WiFi version of the Aakash tablet also known as the UbiSlate 7. It was available for pre-order for Rs.2499 and those who had placed the order are finally receiving the device.The device is powered by a Arm11 – 366Mhz CPU and is not the fastest tablet out there but the price tag is pretty impressive. If you covert the pricing to USD it costs around 47 USD approximately which makes it one of the cheapest tablets in the world and carries the Made in India tag ! It runs on Android 2.2 and uses a resistive touchscreen. Continue reading “Aakash Tablet — Ubislate 7 Unboxing”