International Data Corporation (IDC) has recently published the global tablet shipments report for the fourth quarter of 2021. The IDC report shows that Huawei ranks fifth with 2.5 million tablet shipped units accounting for 5.5% in Q4 of 2021.
According to the report, the worldwide tablet shipment has reached 46 million units in Q4 of 2021 with a decline of 11.9% year-on-year. This kind of decline has been noted for the second time since the pandemic began in 2020.
Meanwhile, the total tablet sales were increased by 3.2% year over year and hit the market with 16.8 million units in the full year of 2021. More interesting, the is market’s highest level since 2016.
Regarding this, Anuroopa Nataraj – Senior Research Analyst with IDC’s Mobility and Consumer Device Trackers said that “Though 2021 was a great year for the tablet market, shipments have begun to decelerate as the market has moved past peak demand across many geographies.”
Further, he added, “However, shipments in the near future will remain above pre-pandemic levels as virtual learning, remote work, and media consumption remain priorities for users.”
To be mentioned, most of the tablet companies mentioned in the top five list have shown negative year-on-year growth in the fourth quarter of 2021. Among the top five brands, Apple ranks first with 38% market shares and -8.6% year-on-year growth.
Meanwhile, Samsung secured the second position with a 15.9% market share, 7.3 million shipped units, and -21.6% negative growth in Q4 of 2021. Followed by Lenovo with 10% shares. On the other hand, Amazon.com is only on the list with a 1.3% positive year-on-year growth and holds a 7.9% share of the market.
Huawei is in the fifth position with -5.9% year-on-year growth and 10.5 million tablet shipped units in the Q4 of 2021. The major reason behind the decline is the slowdown of demand in the market.
Huawei MateBook 16s gets new storage configuration
Huawei implements such features to its devices that not only allure the consumers on the basis of looks, but also for internal performance. A good example of this scenario is the Huawei MateBook 16s which now gets a new storage configuration of 1TB.
MateBook 16s stepped onto the consumer platform in May, this year. No doubt, the company has added several tweaks and tugs that uplift the user experience to the next level. Giving a little more benefits to the users, Huawei released a new storage variant of the MateBook 16s that brings a huge space with it.
Huawei MateBook 16s carries some advanced and easy-to-use characteristics inside its bag. However, some users require much more than the original version. Hence, looking at the demand and convenience of users for more storage, the company came out with new implements for the smart gadget.
This new storage version is spotted on the very familiar online shopping site – JD.com. It is worth mentioning that the latest variant is available for 8299 yuan (1230.78 USD). So, if you are a user who requires a lot of storage to save various essentials on their devices, then this product is the right choice for you.
Huawei MateBook 16s (1TB Variant)
On exploring the key specs, we realized that other functions and attributes of the device are likewise to the standard version. Consequently, MateBook 16s with 1TB storage also flourishes the same 16-inch IPS large screen with a 3:2 aspect ratio.
Further, it delivers a resolution of 2520 x 1680 pixels with a maximum brightness of 300nits. It bears a 90 percent of screen ratio, 100 percent of sRGB, and Delta E less than 1, and supports 10-point touch.
It powers a 12th-generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor that results in smooth operations and functioning on the device. Besides, the processors comprise 14 cores and 20 threads. As a result, it exhibits the highest frequency of 4.7GHz. Moreover, it makes the performance reach up to 60W.
As for the memory and storage, the device is available in two variants. One with 16GB/512GB while the other is 16GB/1TB.
Huawei MatePad 10.4 gets HarmonyOS July 2022 update
The stylish, sleek, and slimmest Huawei MatePad 10.4- inch FullView display tablet is started receiving the July 2022 HarmonyOS update, which helps you to enjoy the boundless creative journey with the smart screen.
The latest firmware update currently expanding in the West Europe and France markets. Although, July 2022 update for the Huawei MatePad users bears the HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 (C432E220R1P2) build version.
However, the July 2022 security update aims to bring high-end security and stability for Huawei MatePad 10.4 users to give an enhanced user experience. Notably, after installing this recent update users will experience smooth and bug-free performance.
Below you can check the guide, on how to download and install the update
- Go to the Settings menu
- Select the System & Updates option
- Choose Software Updates
- Tap on Check for Updates
- Wait for the device to complete the search
- Hit the Download & Install tab
Via My Huawei App
- Open the My Huawei App on your devices
- Go to the Updates section
- Follow the on-screen prompts carefully
- Install the new firmware
Huawei MatePad HarmonyOS 3.0:
Huawei is rolling out the major HarmonyOS 3.0 update for the latest flagship smartphone on the home ground. But as the Huawei global MadPad and wearable devices are also running over the HarmonyOS version.
Meanwhile, we can expect that HarmonyOS 3.0 update to hit the MatePad device in the global market in the coming days. On the other hand, the August 2022 security patch is also inlined next for the eligible devices.
Well, Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 update will redesign your MatePad tablet in a new way with so innovative features. You can share your opinion with us, on which software update to hit the device first.
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Huawei MatePad Pro 11 will launch on August 19 in Malaysia
Today, Huawei has officially confirmed the launch of the sleekest tablet – MatePad Pro 11 in Malaysia. The company has published a modest design poster on its Twitter handle that clearly reflects the approach of the device towards the mentioned region.
The tablet has recently stepped into the home market at the HarmonyOS 3.0 event. Now, the company has begun to increase the reach of the device in other markets around the world. As per the poster, Huawei will unveil MatePad Pro 11 in Malaysia on August 19.
So Huawei fans, are you looking for a new bashing tablet? If yes, then the right moment is just arriving in your region. Get ready to explore an ultimate choice of productivity and creativity with a simple, smooth as well as reliable experience.
Huawei MatePad Pro 11
As for the specification of the device, let me tell you that Huawei MatePad Pro 11 powers two Snapdragon processors for its variants. Consequently, the standard model equips the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset. While the high-performance model showcases the Snapdragon 888 chip.
The 11-inch OLED panel tablet further sports a rare camera design on its backend. It exhibits a ring-like framing that covers two AI-powered camera systems. One of them is the main snapper of 13MP whereas the other is an 8MP ultra-wide lens. At the front, the device gives space to a tiny hole punch at the corner for a 16MP selfie shooter.
Speaking of the display, the huge screen is capable of delivering a refresh rate of 120Hz. Flashing a maximized brightness of 600nits, the tablet offers a more definitive and vibrant look to the image on your screen.
Aside from the brightness objective, the device supports a ratio of 92 percent with 1.07 billion colors. It also shields the screen with Eye Protection so that you can have a brilliant visual experience without heavy strain on your eyes. Moreover, the device brings support to additional components such as Huawei M Pencil, which provides more ease on your fingertips.