Samsung won the top spot in the Indian tablet market even as the segment as a whole in the first quarter of 2022, according to a new report. The South Korean tech giant reportedly got a 40% market share. The new report suggests that Samsung has not only topped other Android tablet companies but even surpassed Apple’s iPads in terms of market performance in India. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 series was considered as one of the best-selling tablet models in India in the first quarter of 2022.
According to a Deccan Herald report quoting market research firm IDC, Samsung has emerged as India’s tablet market leader by securing over 40% market share with up to 10% quarterly growth (QoQ) in the first quarter of 2022, as compared to the previous quarter.
The report states that the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 saw the highest number of shipments in the tablet market in India, along with the high-end Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, in the first quarter of 2022.
“The popularity of the recently launched Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy Tab A8 series has allowed us to further strengthen our leadership in the tablet market. The success of the Galaxy Tab S8 series, especially the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, is a testament to the fact that consumers value meaningful innovations that add value and efficiently solve daily tasks. Our broad channel presence, device availability in all price segments and attractive consumer programs have helped us cement our leadership,” said Sandeep Poswal, Business Head, New Computing Business, Samsung India.
Usually, it can be seen that the high-end tablet market in India is often dominated by Apple tablets, which include the standard iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro series. But this time, Samsung has managed to establish itself as the shipping leader of the high-end tablet market in India, according to the report.