The market research firm IDC revised its earlier prediction that there will be 107 million tablet shipments this year. Basing on the increasing consumer demand as well as the influx of new products in the market, IDC predicts that there will be 117 million tablets sold in 2012. Its figures for next year likewise grew.
Although Samsung sold over 300 million mobile phones in 2011 and it’s been forecast that they will sell over 150 million smartphones this year, Samsung Chairman Lee Kun Hee has warned employees at their S. Korean headquarters to brace themselves for a weak economy. While the worldwide economy is in an economic downturn South Korea’s