The Tablet Market Experiences Its Worst Quarter Since 2012

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Simon Barton

New statistics from ‘Strategy Analytics’ show the extent of the decline in the tablet market and the effect it’s having on some of tech’s biggest players. On Tuesday afternoon, Apple’s shares dropped after the company announced that its quarterly sales had fallen. The company itself had forecasted its revenue to drop to around $50 billion - with the final sum coming in at $50.6 billion. A 13% drop is uncharacteristic. The previous 51 quarters had seen uninterrupted sales growth – making the decl...
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