Global Tablet sales are showing a slow down in growth in 2014 as people turn to hybrids and two-in-one smart devices, according to research firm Gartner.
Gartner predicts that worldwide tablet sales will touch 229 million units this year, which is just an 11 per cent growth over 2013 and represents 9.5 per cent of device sales in 2014. Tablet sales grew 55 per cent in 2013. Global shipments of smart devices including PCs, mobiles and tablets are expected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014 a 3.2 per cent increase from 2013. According to the report Apple's new iPad lineup and Google's new Nexus tablet will help drive up tablet sales.