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Publication date: 05 Jun 2023

Philippines Tablet Market Slows Down in 1Q23 Declining 26.6% Annually, Says IDC


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MANILA, June 6, 2023 – According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, the Philippines tablet market both declined 26.6% year over year (YoY) and 46.7% quarter over quarter in 1Q23.

“It has been two years since quarterly tablet shipments have dropped below two hundred thousand units, a pattern concurrent to the Philippines smartphone market which hit a 3-year low in the same quarter,” says Angela Medez, Client Devices Senior Market Analyst at IDC Philippines.

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IDC expects annual tablet shipments to be back to pre-pandemic levels below 1 million units beginning in 2023 now that commercial segment have slowed down as procurements among DepEd Divisions and Local Government Units (LGU) have tapered off.

To know more about the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, please contact Angela Medez at For media inquiries, please contact Fenny Tjandradinata at or Jane Yap at


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