“Today’s tablets are the iPad and the others”, which is biased, shows Apple’s dominance and voice in tablets. Sources say BYD has entered the iPad supply chain and will begin taking charge of contract orders for some entry-level products. Because BYD’s face is new and its single-volume is limited, it will not have a material impact on Apple’s established contract partners, such as Foxconn.
The multi-camera iPad Pro 2020 is rumoured to still be being held by Hon Hai’s Foxconn, which started manufacturing in the first half of the year.
In addition, in the latest DR report, the past four quarters and the first quarter of this year’ brand tablet shipments share of the statistics and forward-looking.
In the fourth quarter of 2019, the global cumulative shipment of 43.3 million flatplates, of which, China’s white brand manufacturers due to the digestion of inventory, resulting in a significant decline in shipments. In terms of manufacturers’ rankings, Apple remained the leader, with Samsung second, with Amazon, Huawei and Microsoft among the top five.
Looking ahead to the first quarter of this year, due to the traditional off-season and the extension of the domestic Spring Festival holiday and other factors, it is expected that only 28.6 million units are shipped, down 34% month-on-month.