For the entire 2017, the Indian tablet market witnessed a total shipment of 3.2 million units, an 11 percent decrease from 3.6 million units shipped in 2016.
According to the data, Samsung had 51 percent value market share in the consumer tablet segment in November 2017 and in volume it had 47 percent share.
According to market intelligence firm CMR India, Indian market recorded 29 percent year-on-year decline for the second quarter of this year.
IDC attributed the steep fall in consumer sales to the implementation of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime.
Tablet shipments in India grew 7.8 percent in the third quarter of 2016 owing to the preparation for the festive season, a report said on Thursday.
Datawind Inc., a leader in delivering low-cost Internet connectivity to emerging markets, on Friday formally launched its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility here.
DataWind launched the PocketSurfer GZ in India for Rs 1,499 with one year free internet.
Indian tablet market grew marginally by 1.3 per cent to 0.86 million units in the first quarter of 2016 from the year-ago period as consumer preference for large-screen smartphones continues to gain traction, according to research firm IDC.
DataWind has introduced the 7-inch Tablet PC i3G7 which will be available for a price of Rs 5,999.
Back in 2011- 2012, the government's ambitious pet project Aakash was almost synonymous to creating a Digital India, and so it's not very surprising that parallels are being drawn between the budget tablet and uber-cheap Freedom 251.
DataWind, maker of UbiSlate tablets and pocket surfer smartphones have expanded their portfolio by launching a new tablet to its range called the 'PC 7SC' at a price of Rs 2,999 in India.
Low-cost handset maker Datawind will launch a 4G device early next year for about Rs. 3,000 and offer free Internet browsing for 12 months on it.
Datawind, maker of the world's cheapest tablet Aakash, today said it is in talks with contract manufacturers to make smartphones at three locations in the country.
Samsung is still the leader in Indian tablet market with 19.2 percent share in 2014, but the Korean electronics giant's grip on the segment is slipping, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said.
The market reported shipments of 0.96 million units in Q4, a quarter-on-quarter growth of 3.6 percent.
Low cost mobile device maker Datawind has earmarked about Rs 150 crore to launch mobile phones with free basic Internet services for one year to start with.
When the government led by PM Narendra Modi first announced the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the first thing to strike my mind and I believe of many others was – How about a mobile phone ‘completely’ built in India?
DataWind, makers of low-cost Aakash tablets, today said a large part of the Rs 168 crore raised through an IPO would be invested towards expansion in India.