ABI Research builds and maintains quarterly tablet shipment data and forecasts. Global vendor shipment and share data for calendar 3Q 2016 are estimated in this release, with data for both total volume shipments and mobile broadband attach rates. Estimated quarterly updates for Apple iPad shipments showing share by internal memory are also included.
Quarterly shipments are estimated for the most recent quarter using reported vendor data, in addition to analyst estimates for vendors that do not report. Any differences between early estimates in this market data and the actual reported figures will be "trued up" in the next release of ABI Research's market data Media Tablets and eReaders (MD-MCE-171).