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Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013?

The launch of the iPad mini in late 2012 has been seen as an acknowledgement by Apple that smaller size (7-9”) tablet PCs would become a larger part of the market than larger sizes (9.7” or 10.1”). Key aspects are more attractive prices and the ability to hold the device in one hand rather than two. Data published in the latest Monthly TFT LCD Shipment Database indicate that in the first month of 2013, tablet PC panel shipments shifted dramatically toward smaller screen sizes.

Tablet PC Panel Shipment in Dec.’12 and Jan’13 (Million units)

 

Source: Monthly TFT LCD Shipment Database

Shipments of 9.7”tablet PC panels collapsed, falling from 7.4 to 1.3M, while 7”and 7.9”panel shipments grew rapidly, from 12 to 14M. Shipments of 10.1”panels grew only slightly. The January panel shipment data may be an indicator for 2013, starting with Apple’s product mix shift. As we noted in December, Apple had planned to sell 40M iPad minis (7.9”) and 60M iPads (9.7”) in 2013. However, the reality seems to be the reverse, as the iPad mini has been more popular than the iPad. We now understand that Apple may be planning to sell 55M iPad minis (7.9”) and 33M iPads (9.7”) in 2013. At the same time, Samsung, Amazon, Google, ASUS and Acer are all eyeing the 7-9” segment to grab tablet PC market share, while many white box makers in China are also emphasizing the smaller size tablet PC.

In the Quarterly Worldwide FPD Shipment and Forecast Report, we forecast that tablet PC panels will hit 254M in 2013, up tremendously from 160M in 2012. Of this, 5-8.9” panels will account for 136M and 9-10” for 118M. That means smaller size tablet PC panels (7-8.9”) will surpass the larger size tablet PC panels (9-10”+). However, there will be some key issues as the 7-9” segment grows rapidly:

  • How will 7.x” tablet PCs be influenced by 5-6” smart phone sales? As the smart phone moves to larger sizes such as 5-6”, “phablets” – converged smart phone and tablet PC devices – could cannibalize the 7” tablet PC market.
  • Will the next resolution upgrade for 7.85” be UXGA (1920 × 1200, more than 250 ppi) or QXGA (2048 × 1536, more than 300 ppi)? Apple had been leading the trend towards high resolution, stimulating others to change their product plans.
  • Many panel makers are developing 7” 1920 × 1200 or even 8.9” 1920 × 1200 or 2048 × 1536 panels with more than 300 ppi. However, there will be challenges for a smooth panel supply. There are three technology choices for such high resolution in the 7-9” segment: a-Si, LTPS, and oxide. Every panel maker has a different strategy. What will be the mainstream?
  • Due to the popularity of the iPad mini’s slim bezel, slim bezels with thin panel frames have become important in the tablet PC market. Some panel makers believe that LTPS, with the driver IC integrated (which is called GOA, or gate on array) is the only way to achieve a slim bezel. Others see LTPS as the only solution for QXGA resolution of 330 ppi with a slim bezel. However, the yield rate and huge investment of LTPS remain question marks.
  • Until now, 7-9” tablet PC purchases are mainly due to the comparatively lower price point. However, this is not a long-term solution for brands. With upgrades in resolution, function, and product design, can 7-9” tablet PCs move to a more premium positioning, targeting users willing to pay a premium for a high-end product even if it is smaller?
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    [...] 7.4 million in December 2012 to just 1.3 million in January 2013, DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh says, meaning that Apple’s previously intended mix of tablet sales is getting turned on its [...]

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    [...] 7.4 million in December 2012 to just 1.3 million in January 2013, DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh says, meaning that Apple’s previously intended mix of tablet sales is getting turned on its [...]

  • http://blog.codebluetechnology.com/2013/02/28/ipad-mini-sales-overtaking-ipad-sales-faster-than-apple-expected/ iPad Mini Sales Overtaking iPad Sales Faster Than Apple Expected | CodeBlue Technology

    [...] of the iPad mini are cannibalizing sales of the iPad, according to a report from NPD DisplaySearch. January shipments of tablet panels between 7 and 9 inches eclipsed [...]

  • http://www.thecapitals.com/apples-massive-margin-problem-the-mini-is-going-maxi-with-55m-sales-projected-to-only-33m-ipads/ The Capitals™ – Capitalists' Magazine | 資本家札記 | Apple’s massive margin problem: the mini is going maxi, with 55M sales projected to only 33M iPads

    [...] 7.4 million in December 2012 to just 1.3 million in January 2013, DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh says, meaning that Apple’s previously intended mix of tablet sales is getting turned on its [...]

  • http://feeds.blogo.it/~r/Melablog/it/~3/rroW54vSGJY/piu-ipad-mini-che-ipad-nel-2013 Più iPad mini che iPad nel 2013

    [...] sarà l’anno della consacrazione di iPad mini, anche ai danni di iPad: ce lo dice il blog DisplaySearch di NPD Group, secondo il quale sarà appunto il tablet Apple da 7,9 pollici a brillare tra i dati [...]

  • http://pxlnv.com/linklog/did-you-know-apple-pre-announced-its-ipad-sales/ Did You Know Apple Pre-Announced Its iPad Sales? — Pixel Envy

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  • Thom Wong

    Great article. Just wondering if you can provide a source for this: “Apple had planned to sell 40M iPad minis (7.9”) and 60M iPads (9.7”) in 2013.” I’ve looked all over and can’t find a single time Apple announced its sales goals for anything. 

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    [...] Apple may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search is accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://www.techtings.co.uk/ipad-mini-and-other-small-tablets-could-outsell-large-slates-in-2013/ iPad mini and other small tablets could outsell large slates in 2013 ← techtings

    [...] Apple may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search is accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://techkudos.com/2013/03/apples-cannibalizing-the-ipad-with-the-ipad-mini/ Apple’s Cannibalizing The iPad With The iPad Mini | TechKudos

    [...] Mobthly TFT LCD Shipment Database for tablet sales in the first month of 2013, Display Search notes: Shipments of 9.7”tablet PC panels collapsed, falling from 7.4 to 1.3M, while 7”and 7.9”panel [...]

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  • http://htmlfellow.com/custom-id-apples-cannibalizing-the-ipad-with-the-ipad-minifri-01-mar-2013-063037-0800/ Apple’s Cannibalizing The iPad With The iPad Mini ← HTML Fellow

    [...] Mobthly TFT LCD Shipment Database for tablet sales in the first month of 2013, Display Search notes: Shipments of 9.7”tablet PC panels collapsed, falling from 7.4 to 1.3M, while 7”and 7.9”panel [...]

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    [...] Apple may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search is accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • Nathan

    @Thom. He’s an analyst. Analysts are allowed to manufacture their own facts and statistics, or didn’t you know that?

  • http://macbooks.pro/2013/03/01/apples-cannibalizing-the-ipad-with-the-ipad-mini/ Apple’s Cannibalizing The iPad With The iPad Mini

    [...] Mobthly TFT LCD Shipment Database for tablet sales in the first month of 2013, Display Search notes: Shipments of 9.7”tablet PC panels collapsed, falling from 7.4 to 1.3M, while 7”and 7.9”panel [...]

  • Paul Semenza

    Thom, as you can see in the linked blog, the 100M unit figure was based on DisplaySearch’s research and analysis of panel makers and others in Apple’s supply chain. Detailed data behind this can be found in DisplaySearch’s reports. 

  • Paul Semenza

    Nathan, you seem to have missed the data and analysis presented in the article, and are apparently not aware of the deep research that the DisplaySearch team conducts regularly. If you would like to get acquainted with our research process, please feel fee to reach out to us.

  • http://www.iphonerumors.it/2013/03/01/ipad-mini-domina-mercato-tablet/ iPad Mini domina il mercato dei tablet

    [...] stime di DisplaySearch mettono inoltre in evidenza che il mercato di iPad Mini ruberà vendite anche al nuovo iPad, una [...]

  • http://techandcomms.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/ipad-mini-and-other-small-tablets-could-outsell-large-slates-in-2013/ iPad mini and other small tablets could outsell large slates in 2013 | Tech & Comms News

    [...] Apple may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search is accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • Thom Wong

    I can see that. Except this was presented as something that was planned by Apple, which is disingenuous at best, and wilfully misleading at worst. The fact is you have no idea how many iPads Apple “planned” on selling – you estimated it based on assumptions. Saying “Apple planned” means you know what Apple is doing – something of which I’ve yet to see any tech blog have even a remote inkling. 

  • http://www.technologytell.com/gadgets/114935/will-smaller-tablets-outsell-the-big-slates-in-2013/ Will Smaller Tablets Outsell the Big Slates in 2013? | GadgeTell

    [...] the smaller tablet market.Display Search reported yesterday that in the first month of 2013, tablet PC panel shipments shifted dramatically toward smaller screen sizes.Look at that growth in the 7″ and 7.9″ sizes. And the collapse in the 9.7″ size. [...]

  • http://toppedapps.com/?p=1321 iPad mini and other small tablets could outsell large slates in 2013 | toppedapps

    [...] iPad mini and other small tablets could outsell large slates in 2013 Apple may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search is accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • Paul Semenza

    OK, we might have a semantic issue here. In the industry, the word “plan” refers to the (always changing) direction that brands and other customers give to their suppliers, so that the suppliers can allocate production. So the wording might have been a little sloppy – you are right that we don’t know what Apple “plans” to sell – but was meant to describe Apple’s planned orders to the supply chain. Of course, since any hot Apple product has very little inventory, production tends to be very close to sales.

    I can’t speak for the sources or methodologies of tech bloggers…

  • Pete Austin

    @Thom. Everybody estimates everything based on assumptions. It is unfair to to attribute a base motive to something that is inherent in the human condition. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophical_skepticism

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  • http://guide.socialwebguide.net/ipad-mini-nexus-7-and-others-could-outsell-larger-tablets/64/ IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets | Web Guru Guide

    [...] Apple (AAPL) may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad Mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search are accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://www.dailytechtrend.com/2013/03/01/ipad-mini-nexus-7-and-others-could-outsell-larger-tablets-businessweek/ IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets – Businessweek | DailyTechTrend

    [...] Apple (AAPL) may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad Mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search are accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://iphoneipadipod.com/ipad/ipad-mini-nexus-7-and-others-could-outsell-larger-tablets-businessweek.html IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets – Businessweek | iPhone iPad iPod dot com

    [...] AppleLiquid Metal Product – Apple will need at least another two years (Atakan Peker) . Read more … » (AAPL) may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPadAtari Arcade for iPad Now Available. Read more … » Mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tabletCove Point: Intel thrilled with a combination of tablet and ultra-Book on Ivy Bridge CPU and Windows 8 basis. Read more … » market if data out of DisplayiPad 3 with Samsung Amoled Display. Read more … » Search are accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://iclub.pt/vendas-do-ipad-mini-crescem-acima-do-esperado/ Vendas do iPad mini crescem acima do esperado

    [...] especialista em consultadoria relativa a ecrãs para dispositivos eletrónicos, emitiu um relatório que indica que em Janeiro ocorreu um decréscimo de cerca de 6,1 milhões de painéis de 9,7 [...]

  • Anonymous

    I agree with the critique of this post. It is not mere “semantics” when one posits intentions to Apple. This is your opinion of Apple’s intentions and should be clearly stated as such. Your margin of error should also be clearly stated (this practice seems to be out of favour these days), and your predictive track record would also be useful.

    I repeat, it is not good practice or truthful to state your guesstimates as fact.

  • http://chuao.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/smaller-tablet-pcs-to-take-over-in-2013-david-hsiehdisplaysearch-blog-mwc2013/ Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013? (David Hsieh/DisplaySearch Blog) #MWC2013 | Mini Blog de Mercadder

    [...] Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013? — The launch of the iPad mini in late 2012 has been seen as an acknowledgement by Apple that smaller size (7-9″) tablet PCs would become a larger part of the market than larger sizes (9.7″ or 10.1″). Key aspects are more attractive prices and the ability … [...]

  • http://tips.buildownsocialnetworkwebsite.com/ipad-mini-nexus-7-and-others-could-outsell-larger-tablets/76/ IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets | Build Your Own Social Network Website Tips

    [...] IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets Posted on March 1, 2013 by webguru Create Social Network with NonComplicated.com. Start your own Private Social Network. Control Access with Multiple Features. Affordable. Cheaper than IPhone.Apple (AAPL) may have publicly dismissed small tablets at first, but its bet to introduce the iPad Mini last year has turned out to be a good one. As successful as the larger iPad model has been since 2010, the device’s smaller sibling is a hot seller. In fact, the overall market for small slates could be growing far faster than that of the larger tablet market if data out of Display Search are accurate. The research firm has reversed an earlier forecast and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell larger ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://partnersinsublime.com/2013/03/02/ipad-mini-sales-overtaking-ipad-sales-faster-than-apple-expected/ Partners In Sublime iPad Mini Sales Overtaking iPad Sales Faster Than Apple Expected – Partners In Sublime

    [...] of the iPad mini are cannibalizing sales of the iPad, according to a report from NPD DisplaySearch. January shipments of tablet panels between 7 and 9 inches eclipsed [...]

  • http://www.iphoneincanada.ca/ipad/smaller-tablets-expected-to-dominate-this-year-displaysearch/ Smaller Tablets Expected To Dominate This Year [DisplaySearch] | iPhone in Canada Blog – Canada's #1 iPhone Resource

    [...] firm DisplaySearch has published its latest data on Monthly TFT LCD Shipments, indicating that tablet panel shipments shifted [...]

  • http://www.iphonote.com/2013/03/01/apple-lipad-mini-depasse-les-ventes-de-lipad-97-pouces/ Apple : L’iPad mini dépasse les ventes de l’iPad 9,7 pouces

    [...] lors de l’annonce des résultats d’Apple, il a été clairement montré que l’iPad mini était plus vendu que [...]

  • http://russellbulletin.com/2013/03/01/smaller-tablets-to-take-over-in-2013/ The Russell Bulletin | Smaller Tablets to Take Over in 2013?

    [...] Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013? | DisplaySearch Blog: The launch of the iPad mini in late 2012 has been seen as an acknowledgement by Apple that smaller size (7-9”) tablet PCs would become a larger part of the market than larger sizes (9.7” or 10.1”). Key aspects are more attractive prices and the ability to hold the device in one hand rather than two. [...]

  • http://pandodaily.com/2013/03/01/more-ipad-minis-may-ship-in-2013-heres-what-that-means-for-retailers/ More iPad Minis may ship in 2013. Here’s what that means for retailers | PandoDaily

    [...] a blog post yesterday, David Hsieh, an analyst at Display Search, cited data that shows shipments of smaller [...]

  • http://techno-vision.net/2013/03/apples-cannibalizing-the-ipad-with-the-ipad-mini/ Techno Vision – Apple’s Cannibalizing The iPad With The iPad Mini

    [...] Mobthly TFT LCD Shipment Database for tablet sales in the first month of 2013, Display Search notes: Shipments of 9.7”tablet PC panels collapsed, falling from 7.4 to 1.3M, while 7”and 7.9”panel [...]

  • http://www.surfmobee.com/?p=3390 SurfMobee | Smaller Tablet Form-Factor Could Outsell Larger Slates in 2013

    [...] from Display Search forecasts that iPad mini and its ilk can outpace the large tablets in sales this year. Attractive [...]

  • http://nulledwebs.com/2013/03/apple-lipad-mini-depasse-les-ventes-de-lipad-97-pouces/ Apple : L’iPad mini dépasse les ventes de l’iPad 9,7 pouces | Nulledwebs.com

    [...] lors de l’annonce des résultats d’Apple, il a été clairement montré que l’iPad mini était plus vendu que [...]

  • Anonymous

    I guess the Samsung Display Search team is a LOT better than Apple’s as they have this market segment in the bag AND every other category of affordable mobile device! Not much need for the Head Geek “supply chain expert” now!

  • http://mobileheadlines.net/smaller-tablets-expected-to-dominate-this-year-displaysearch/ Smaller Tablets Expected To Dominate This Year [DisplaySearch] | MobileHeadlines.net

    [...] firm DisplaySearch has published its latest data on Monthly TFT LCD Shipments, indicating that tablet panel shipments shifted [...]

  • http://www.ipaddisti.it/il-2013-sara-lanno-dellipad-mini-secondo-npd-group.html Il 2013 sarà l’anno dell’iPad Mini, secondo NPD Group

    [...] autofocus, la memoria RAM ammonta a 512 MB e il processore è l’Apple A5 dual core da 1 Ghz. [Via]Altri articoli che ti potrebbero interessareiPad Mini Retina: nuove indiscrezioni dal sito [...]

  • http://www.tabtech.de/alles-uber-apple-ipad-ipad-2-ios-und-zubehor/apple-ipad-mini-verkauft-sich-deutlich-besser-als-das-normale-ipad Apple iPad mini verkauft sich deutlich besser als das normale iPad

    [...] nur 7.9 Zoll große iPad mini verkauft sich prächtig. Laut aktuellen Zahlen der Marktforscher von NPD sogar deutlich besser als erwartet und auch deutlich besser als das 9.7 Zoll große iPad mit Retina [...]

  • http://iphone5.blogarch.com/?p=2691 Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In September 2013, Says Barclays Analyst | iphone 5

    [...] from a iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, that a association is still perplexing to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of a larger, comparison [...]

  • http://apple.blogarch.com/?p=5794 Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In September 2013, Says Barclays Analyst | Apple Product News

    [...] from a iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, that a association is still perplexing to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of a larger, comparison [...]

  • http://appleweare.wordpress.com/2013/03/02/vendas-do-ipad-mini-crescem-acima-do-esperado/ Vendas do iPad mini crescem acima do esperado | Appleweare

    [...] especialista em consultadoria relativa a ecrãs para dispositivos eletrónicos, emitiu um relatório que indica que em Janeiro ocorreu um decréscimo de cerca de 6,1 milhões de painéis de 9,7 [...]

  • http://www.bull-fx.com/26961/forex-news/apple-iphone-5-successors-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-both-release-in-september-2013-says-barclays-analyst/ Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In September 2013, Says Barclays Analyst

    [...] from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which the company is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, older [...]

  • http://nanosim.me/apple-iphone-5-successors-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-both-release-in/ Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In … | NanoSim

    [...] from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which the company is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, older [...]

  • http://www.iphone5reviews.co/2013/03/02/apple-iphone-5-successors-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-both-release-in/ Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In … – Your #1 Site for Iphone 5 reviews and News. – Iphone 5 Reviews

    [...] from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which the company is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, older [...]

  • http://financialnewsone.com/?p=6290 Was This Steve Jobs' Biggest Mistake? | Financial News One

    [...] me a picture NPD DisplaySearch recently released some estimates on tablet panel shipments in January, and the data shows a [...]

  • http://apple.blogarch.com/?p=5796 IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets | Apple Product News

    [...] IPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Others Could Outsell Larger Tablets Posted on March 3, 2013 by blogarch ShareApple (AAPL) might have publicly discharged tiny tablets during first, though a gamble to deliver a iPad Mini final year has incited out to be a good one. As successful as a incomparable iPad indication has been given 2010, a device’s smaller kin is a prohibited seller. In fact, a altogether marketplace for tiny slates could be flourishing distant faster than that of a incomparable inscription marketplace if information out of Display Search are accurate. The investigate organisation has topsy-turvy an progressing foresee and now suggests that smaller tablets will outsell incomparable ones in 2013. [...]

  • http://iphone5casereview.com/iphone-5/apple-iphone-5-successors-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-both-release-in-september-2013-says-barclays-analyst/ Apple iPhone 5 Successors iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Both Release In September 2013, Says Barclays Analyst | iPhone 5 Case Reviews

    [...] from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which the company is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, older [...]

  • http://geobrava.wordpress.com/2013/03/03/why-smaller-media-tablets-will-take-over-during-2013/ Why Smaller Media Tablets will Take Over during 2013 | Transmedia Newswire

    [...] DisplaySearch Share this:TwitterGoogle +1MoreFacebookLinkedInEmailLike this:Like [...]

  • http://tabletcommunity.de/30112/ipad-mini-verkaufe-werden-zahlen-des-grosen-ipads-2013-vermutlich-ubersteigen/ iPad mini: Verkäufe werden Zahlen des großen iPads 2013 vermutlich übersteigen – TabletCommunity.de

    [...] tabtech   Quelle: displayresearchblog /* */ /* */ /* */ Amazon.de Widgets RSS & YouTube [...]

  • http://www.tabletpctrend.com/?p=20743 Smaller Tablets Will Be All the Rage in 2013 | TabletPCTrend.com

    [...] Source: DisplaySearch [...]

  • http://www.trenologi.com/2013030411452/display-search-tablet-berukuran-kecil-lebih-laris-pada-2013/ Display Search: Tablet Berukuran Kecil Lebih Laris pada 2013?

    [...] Sebagai catatan tambahan terhadap prediksinya ini, Display Search juga memberi beberapa catatan penting, utamanya terkait pengaruh phablet berukuran 5 hingga 6 inchi terhadap pasar tablet. Apakah pengguna tablet berukuran 7 hingga 8 inchi akan beralih ke phablet? Untuk melihat lebih detil mengenai catatan-catatan ini, Anda bisa mengunjungi blog resmi Display Search pada tautan ini. [...]

  • http://www.zune.info.pl/2013/03/04/smaller-tablets-will-be-all-the-rage-in-2013/ Smaller Tablets Will Be All the Rage in 2013 | Zune

    [...] Source: DisplaySearch [...]

  • http://www.dailytechtrend.com/2013/03/04/ipad-mini-sales-overtaking-ipad-2-ipad-with-retina-display-mini-sales-faster-latinos-post/ iPad Mini Sales Overtaking iPad 2, iPad with Retina Display; Mini Sales Faster … – Latinos Post | DailyTechTrend

    [...] “However, the reality seems to be the reverse, as the iPad mini has been more popular than the iPad,” explains David Hsieh of DisplaySearch. [...]

  • Bangli01

    I can see that. Except this was presented as something that was planned by Apple, which is disingenuous at best, and wilfully misleading at worst. You can see:shower hinge http://www.bangliwj.net

  • http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/apple-inc-aapl-was-this-steve-jobs-biggest-mistake-77989/ Apple Inc. (AAPL): Was This Steve Jobs’ Biggest Mistake? – Insider Monkey

    [...] me a picture NPD DisplaySearch recently released some estimates on tablet panel shipments in January, and the data shows a [...]

  • http://tabletzona.es/2013/03/04/el-ipad-mini-se-esta-comiendo-parte-de-las-ventas-del-ipad/ El iPad mini se está comiendo parte de las ventas del iPad

    [...] informe de NPD basado en un informe de pedidos de paneles TFT LCD a nivel mensual, compara los envíos de los dos [...]

  • http://gadgetinsiders.com/forecast-shows-apple-selling-33-million-ipads-and-55-million-ipad-minis-in-2013/1207094/ Forecast Shows Apple Selling 33 Million iPads and 55 Million iPad Minis in 2013

    [...] biggest-selling tablet computer in the market this year, according to recent statistics shared by NPD DisplaySearch. Photo credit: [...]

  • http://nottinghampcrepair.com/?p=3146 Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales » Nottingham PC Repair

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://tech.pixblogs.com/2013/03/05/why-small-fry-tablets-might-goose-windows-8-hybrid-sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | Random tech stuff

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://play-games.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://gameonlinefree.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales « free online games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://best-games.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Best Games » Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://game-play.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales » Play Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://addicting-games.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://www.pcwebzone.com/why-small-fry-tablets-might-goose-windows-8-hybrid-sales Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid salesPC Web Zone | PC Web Zone

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch displays.It’s an interesting trend given [...]

  • http://games-for-kids.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales » Kids Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://ball-games.games-host2.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | Ball Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://www.tabletpctrend.com/?p=20806 Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | TabletPCTrend.com

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://armor-games.games-host2.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Armor Games – Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://9to5google.com/2013/03/05/based-on-display-purchases-npd-thinks-android-is-pulling-away-from-ios-on-tablets-in-2013/ Based on display purchases, NPD thinks Android is pulling away from iOS on tablets in 2013 | 9to5Google

    [...] Research firm NPD posted a new report today that claimed shipments of 7-inch tablets overtook 10-inch tablets in December 2012 and January 2013 [...]

  • http://technable.net/based-on-display-purchases-npd-thinks-android-is-pulling-away-from-ios-on-tablets-in-2013/ Technable | Making you Technically Able

    [...] Research firm NPD posted a new report today that claimed shipments of 7-inch tablets overtook 10-inch tablets in December 2012 and January 2013 [...]

  • http://pc-game.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales » PC Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://hourlyposts.com/why-small-fry-tablets-might-goose-windows-8-hybrid-sales.html Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | HOURLYPOST

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://pc-games.games-host.net/2013/03/05/why_small-fry_tablets_might_goose_windows_8_hybrid_sales/ Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales | PC Games

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://pchightech.com/?p=2135 PC High Tech.com » Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales

    [...] work and confirmed our suspicions. In January, 9.7-inch touch-panel shipments dropped drastically, DisplaySearch’s latest report claims, while the biggest gains came from 7-inch to 7.9-inch [...]

  • http://www.macworld.com.au/news/research-reports-ipad-sales-collapse-88664/ Research reports iPad sales "collapse" – Macworld Australia – Macworld Australia

    [...] new report – the “Monthly TFT LCD Shipment Database” – on the company’s website. Keep in mind that the full-size iPad is the only popular tablet using the 9.7in diagonal [...]

  • http://www.appleiphoneipad.com.br/apple-reduz-compras-de-displays-para-ipads-em-50/ Apple reduz compras de displays para iPads em 50%

    [...] Mudanças no mercado e queda na compra de displays (Fonte da imagem: Reprodução/Display Search) [...]

  • http://ipadinsight.com/ipad-mini/ipad-mini-predicted-to-outsell-ipad-this-year-sounds-right/ iPad mini Predicted to Outsell iPad this Year: Sounds Right | iPad Insight

    [...] post at the NPD DisplaySearch blog predicts that smaller tablets are set to take over in 2013, and that the iPad mini will far outsell [...]

  • http://nyttomipad.com/ipad-mini-mer-popular-an-stora-ipad/ NyttomiPad.com – iPad mini mer populär än stora iPad – NyttomiPad.com

    [...] http://www.displaysearchblog.com/2013/02/smaller-tablet-pcs-to-take-over-in-2013/ No Comments. « iPad populär under flygresan Klicka här för att avbryta svar. [...]

  • http://nyttomipad.com/ipad-mini-mer-popular-an-stora-ipad/ NyttomiPad.com – iPad mini mer populär än stora iPad – NyttomiPad.com

    [...] http://www.displaysearchblog.com/2013/02/smaller-tablet-pcs-to-take-over-in-2013/ No Comments. « iPad populär under flygresan Klicka här för att avbryta svar. [...]

  • http://iphonenews.e4t.us/2013/03/09/ipocalypse-now-ipad-sales-collapse-and-the-web-freaks/ iPocalypse now?: iPad sales "collapse" and the Web freaks – Lastest iPhone news

    [...] a new news – a “Monthly TFT LCD Shipment Database” — on a company’s website. Keep in mind that a full-size iPad is a customarily renouned inscription regulating a 9.7-inch [...]

  • http://insuranceforyourcar.appwebgo.com/?p=15220   iPad Mini Sales Overtaking iPad Sales Faster Than Apple Expected – Mac Rumors by insuranceforyourcar

    [...] by admin as Ipad Sales of the iPad mini are cannibalizing sales of the iPad, according to a report from NPD DisplaySearch. January shipments of tablet panels between 7 and 9 inches eclipsed [...]

  • http://ukrainianiphone.com/18/03/2013/111820 Релиз iPad mini Retina может состояться в конце лета или осенью

    [...] с 100 до 88 миллионов. Эти цифры сходятся с февральскими данными NPD Group, свидетельствующими о том, что продажи [...]

  • http://omg-singapore.com/blackberry-chief-tablet-margins-too-thin-to-tackle-apple-head-on/ BlackBerry chief: Tablet margins too thin to tackle Apple head on | OMG!! Singapore

    [...] below eight inches, according to IDC, while analyst firm Display Search recently noted that Apple may sell 55 million 7.9-inch iPad Minis in 2013 compared with 33 million larger 9.7-inch screen [...]

  • http://toppedapps.com/?p=1460 If demand for larger tablets erodes, can Ultrabooks take their place? | toppedapps

    [...] instance, market research firm NPD DisplaySearch in late February predicted smaller-sized tablets would become more popular than larger slates in [...]

  • http://techland.time.com/2013/03/29/microsoft-paves-way-for-smaller-windows-8-tablets/ Microsoft Paves Way for Smaller Windows 8 Tablets | TIME.com

    [...] recent months because of their lower prices and greater portability. Market research groups IHS and DisplaySearch see 7- and 8-inch tablets as growing faster than larger screen sizes, possibly overtaking larger [...]

  • http://montiefm.com/2013/03/29/microsoft-paves-way-for-smaller-windows-8-tablets/ Microsoft Paves Way for Smaller Windows 8 Tablets – 100.1 Montie FM

    [...] months because of their lower prices and greater portability. Market research groups IHS and DisplaySearch see 7- and 8-inch tablets as growing faster than larger screen sizes, possibly overtaking larger [...]

  • http://acrossthefader.us/archives/6873 Microsoft Paves Way for Smaller Windows 8 Tablets | ACROSS THE FADER – US

    [...] recent months because of their lower prices and greater portability. Market research groups IHS and DisplaySearch see 7- and 8-inch tablets as growing faster than larger screen sizes, possibly overtaking larger [...]

  • http://iphone-5s.com/apple-iphone-5-sequels-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-release-in-june-and-september-2013-says-analyst.html Apple iPhone 5 Sequels iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Release In June And September 2013, Says Analyst | iPhone 5

    [...] dissimilar from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which Apple is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, more expensive [...]

  • http://www.iphone5reviews.co/2013/03/31/apple-iphone-5-sequels-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-release-in-june-and/ Apple iPhone 5 Sequels iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Release In June And … – Your #1 Site for Iphone 5 reviews and News. – Iphone 5 Reviews

    [...] dissimilar from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which Apple is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, more expensive [...]

  • http://iphone5casereview.com/iphone-5/apple-iphone-5-sequels-iphone-5s-and-iphone-6-will-release-in-june-and-september-2013-says-analyst/ Apple iPhone 5 Sequels iPhone 5S And iPhone 6 Will Release In June And September 2013, Says Analyst | iPhone 5 Case Reviews

    [...] dissimilar from the iPad vs. iPad Mini predicament, which Apple is still trying to figure out, as iPad Mini sales continue to cannibalize sales of its larger, more expensive [...]

  • http://i.co.uk/2013/04/03/more-reasons-why-ipad-sales-may-be-less-than-15-million-this-quarter/ More reasons why iPad sales may be less than 15 million this quarter — I.CO.UK

    [...] addition to the revenue side a wealth of comment  has followed Display Search’s  data indicating that iPad maxi orders collapsed between January and December based on the [...]

  • http://neyfamarhai.lamula.pe/2013/04/10/what-are-the-implications-of-increased-7%e2%80%9d-tablet-popularity/neyfamarhai What are the Implications of Increased 7” Tablet Popularity? | Christine's Blog

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  • http://latestnewswatch.net/microsoft-reportedly-has-7-inch-tablet-in-development/ Microsoft reportedly has 7-inch tablet in development | LNW

    [...] to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Market researcher Display Search recently revised an earlier forecast, suggesting that smaller tablets will outsell their larger counterparts in 2013. Apple had [...]

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  • http://blog.b30b.com/index.php/microsoft-reportedly-has-7-inch-tablet-in-development/ Microsoft reportedly has 7-inch tablet in development | Technology News | CNET News | IT News

    [...] to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Market researcher Display Search recently revised an earlier forecast, suggesting that smaller tablets will outsell their larger counterparts in 2013. Apple had [...]

  • http://www.tabletpctrend.com/?p=22282 Report: Microsoft plans 7-inch tablet to compete with Apple, Google | TabletPCTrend.com

    [...] analyst David Hsieh wrote in a blog post in February that in the first month of this year, there was a dramatic shift towards smaller screen [...]

  • http://www.zdnet.de/88150791/neuer-bericht-zu-7-zoll-tablet-von-microsoft/ Neuer Bericht zu 7-Zoll-Tablet von Microsoft | ZDNet.de

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  • http://www.beginnerstech.co.uk/rumour-microsoft-plans-7-inch-tablet-to-compete-with-apple-google/ [Rumour] – Microsoft plans 7-inch tablet to compete with Apple, Google | BeginnersTechBeginnersTech

    [...] analyst David Hsieh wrote in a blog post in February that in the first month of this year, there was a dramatic shift towards smaller screen [...]

  • http://siliconangle.com/blog/2013/04/11/microsoft-bets-on-7-inch-surface-tablet-to-save-the-day/ Microsoft Bets On 7-Inch Surface Tablet To Save The Day | SiliconANGLE

    [...] latest move into the 7-inch tablet arena may have been prompted by a February report from DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh, who noted an accelerating trend in the industry towards smaller display sizes [...]

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    [...] to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Market researcher Display Search recently revised an earlier forecast, suggesting that smaller tablets will outsell their larger counterparts in 2013: Apple had [...]

  • http://partnersinsublime.com/2013/04/12/microsoft-reportedly-has-7-inch-tablet-in-development/ Partners In Sublime Microsoft reportedly has 7-inch tablet in development – Partners In Sublime

    [...] to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Market researcher Display Search recently revised an earlier forecast, suggesting that smaller tablets will outsell their larger counterparts in 2013. Apple had [...]

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    [...] analyst David Hsieh wrote in a blog post in February that in the first month of this year, there was a dramatic shift towards smaller screen [...]

  • http://www.appleiphoneipad.com.br/microsoft-planeja-tablet-de-7%e2%80%9d-para-competir-com-apple-e-google-diz/ Microsoft planeja tablet de 7” para competir com Apple e Google, diz …

    [...] Hsieh, uma analista da DisplaySearch, disse em um post em seu blog em Fevereiro que no primeiro mês deste ano houve uma mudança dramática rumo a tablets com telas menores, já [...]

  • http://www.moorinsightsstrategy.com/what-are-the-implications-of-increased-7%e2%80%9d-tablet-popularity/ What are the Implications of Increased 7” Tablet Popularity? | Moor Insights and Strategy

    [...] month, DisplaySearch published an analysis, entitled, “Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013?”  The report essentially laid out the [...]

  • http://www.aivanet.com/2013/02/ipad-mini-sales-overtaking-ipad-sales-faster-than-apple-expected/ iPad Mini Sales Overtaking iPad Sales Faster Than Apple Expected | AIVAnet

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    [...] aller im vergangenen Quartal ausgelieferten Tablets kleiner als 8 Zoll. Und DisplaySearch hat eine revidierte Prognose vorgelegt, derzufolge die kleine Tablet-Kategorie den größeren Geräten in diesem Jahr [...]

  • http://iphoneipadipod.com/ipad/5-apple-ipad-5-wishes-informationweek.html 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes – InformationWeek | iPhone iPad iPod dot com

    [...] Recent analyst projections suggest this might be the case. NPD DisplaySearch reported in February that tablet panel shipments in January 2013 “shifted dramatically” toward the smaller 7- to 8-inch sizes. [...]

  • http://wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/will-the-ipad-mini-be-apples-savior.html/ Will the iPad Mini Be Apple’s Savior? | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

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  • http://innovativeartistapp.com/setting-up-your-ipad-mini/ Setting Up Your iPad Mini | Innovative Artist App

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    [...] las informaciones de NPD DisplaySearch son correctas, Apple estaría planeando fabricar (y por lo tanto, vender) 55 millones de iPad Mini [...]

  • ethan

    great blog –

    Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013

  • Jordan

    I knew that the 7 inch tablet pc are and would be the best size. Even the number 7 is known as a spiritual number and the number of completion. Glad to see these stats. Thanks!

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    [...] from 7.4 million in December to just 1.3 million in January, DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh says, meaning that Apple’s previously intended mix of tablet sales is getting turned on its [...]