Despite supply shortages, iPad Pro expected to bolster Apple shipments in Q2

” IC shortages just have actually had small effects on the tablet market, which has still been following its seasonal pattern. The consecutive delivery decline in the very first quarter was because of slow-season effect and volumes in the second quarter are anticipated to continue struggling with seasonality, experiencing a consecutive drop of 6.6%, Digitimes Researchs figures reveal.”

A new report by DigiTimes today reveals the worldwide tablet delivery in Q1 2021 dropped sequentially and will continue to suffer in Q2. Apple, nevertheless, will apparently have a stable second quarter thanks to the iPad Pro.

According to the report, international tablet shipments totaled 35.95 million units in the very first quarter of 2021, down 22.7%. Despite the chip shortages, Apple will continue as the leader on the tablet market in Q2 thanks to the 2021 iPad Pro:

” Apples deliveries will stay stable in the 2nd quarter thanks to the release of its new iPad Pros, while many non-Apple brands will witness sequential declines in second-quarter deliveries.”

The new iPad Pro will likewise increase the delivery of tablets with an 11-inch screen and above:

” Thanks to the release of the brand-new iPad Pros, the delivery share of 11-inch and above tablets will grow to almost 20%, a brand-new record level.”

The fifth-generation iPad Pro deliveries in Q2 will help Apple get the lowered orders for the previous-generation iPad Pros in Q1:

” Taiwanese ODMs tablet deliveries slipped sequentially in the first quarter of 2021 due to minimized orders for the previous-generation iPad Pros, but the volumes will select up in the second quarter thanks to orders for the new iPad Pros. Taiwan-based ODMs combined deliveries will likewise represent more than 40% of worldwide tablet volumes.”

When it comes to now, the fifth-generation iPad Pro is expected to release on May 21, however orders are delayed as much as the end of June.
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