Apple Vs. Everyone Else
In the tablet market, three vendors were dominant during the second quarter of 2017 in terms of sales through technology distributors. Apple, Samsung and Microsoft led the way, followed by five other vendors that trailed well behind, according to The NPD Group, a Port Washington, N.Y.-based market research firm.
NPD Group's DistributorTrack sales database is comprised primarily of U.S. Global Technology Distribution Council members. In the following slides are details on the eight top-selling tablet vendors in Q2, based on NPD Group's data.