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Competitive Landscape: Tablets, South Korea

Published: 13 August 2013

ID: G00250637

Analyst(s): C.G. Lee


Competition in South Korea's tablet market will intensify as vendors release more low-cost models in the second half of 2013. To differentiate themselves, tablet vendors should focus on delivering more diverse user experiences at lower prices.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Competition Between Different Types of Consumer Device
    • Domination of Authorized Retail Channel by Leading Providers
  • Market Players
    • Premium Segment
    • Basic Segment
  • The Future of Competition
    • Provision of Content and Services by Tablet Vendors
    • Introduction of Higher-Resolution Displays and Longer-Lasting Batteries
    • Competition From Windows-Based Hybrid Ultramobiles
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Apple
    • Samsung Electronics
    • Google
    • iriver
  • Methodology
  • Definitions
    • Tablet
    • Ultramobile

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