New York – DisplaySearch is forecasting worldwide shipments of tablet
PCs will hit 55.7 million in 2011.
Richard Shim, DisplaySearch’s mobile computing analyst, cited the
large number of new models scheduled to ship for this 200 percent
In addition, DisplaySearch expects tablet PCs to give a large
boost to the mobile computing market, which also includes notebooks and
netbooks. The firm is predicting mobile computer shipments will increase 30.4
percent this year and continue to grow at least through 2014, when 17.7 percent
growth can be expected.