Apple leads global tablet market, Samsung second: IDC | Digit

Apple led the global tablet market with 28.8 per cent share in the first quarter of 2018 as tablet shipments reached 31.7 million — declining 11.7 per cent from the same quarter last year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Friday. Apple managed to ship 9.1 million iPads. Of that, 1.8 million were iPad Pro tablets, making Apple the leader in the detachable market as well. Samsung with 16.7 per cent maintained the second position although the company’s shipments declined 11.4 per cent compared to last year. The growing…