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This forecast projects tablet volume sales and installed base by operating system (iOS, Android, Windows) and access technology (WLAN, 3G, 4G, 5G) for nine regions and 19 key countries.


  • Tablet sales will reach 1.15 billion devices in 2024, a CAGR of less than 3% from 2018.
  • 5G-capable tablets will dominate cellular tablet sales by 2024 and will make up just under 10% of all tablet sales by 2024.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the slow down in the tablet market in different major markets.
  • Assesses the potential market for 5G tablets.

Key questions answered

  • Will cellular tablets manage to grow in popularity over the next five years?
  • Can Apple continue its recent momentum in iPad sales in the long run?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Tablet Forecast: Sales and Installed Base by OS, 2019–24