“A new report from KGI out today predicts iPad sales this year will drop by around 30% marking the biggest decline in the history of the device,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac. “That 30% decline year over year compared to 2014 means KGI predicts Apple will sell 44-45 million units during 2015.”
“The decline in iPad sales has already started, according to estimates from KGI, with the firm predicting shipments in Q1 and Q2 of this year will drop by over 50%,” Kahn reports. “More specifically, KGI says iPads will see a 52.7% QoQ in Q1 2015 with sales of 10.1 million iPads and a another 30-40% drop in Q2 2015 with 7.8 million units.”
Kahn reports, “KGI adds that while it’s ‘confident that the expected 12.9-inch iPad model can create an improved user experience,’ it doesn’t expect the device to ‘contribute meaningfully to shipments momentum anytime soon.'”
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