by David Krebs, May 2018
The competitive environment for the global rugged tablet market is the most dynamic it has been in years and is expected to reach $840 million by 2021. Overall, Windows remains the dominant operating system for rugged tablets. However, traction for Android has been growing rapidly due to cost of deployment and support along with lack of application compatibility for legacy Windows applications. While the use cases for tablets with smaller displays are highly fragmented, these tablets also have the greatest upside potential and represent a unique opportunity for vendors to explore.
This report covers the overall market opportunity for rugged tablets used to support mobile enterprise line-of-business (LoB) applications. It also provides granular market size models, five-year forecasts, and competitive share comparisons.