Microsoft can see a possible increase in tablet shipment of Windows 8 worldwide during the year 2013. This could happen because of the Windows license rate is being reduced by Microsoft. On the other hand, Apple is facing a drop down in its global tablet shipment.
Microsoft can be happy with the expectations of a possible increase in its global tablet shipment. While the rival Apple is in problem as its tablet shipment shares are decreasing worldwide in 2013. The reason behind increasing expectations of Windows 8 tablet shares can be its decreased license rate. The license fee for Windows 8 to be used in tablets, has become less now. Just because of the lowered license rate, many tablet manufacturers are developing Windows 8 tablets now.
These tablets will come into market during 2nd half of the year 2013 due to which the increase in windows 8 global tablet shipment is expected. According to the DigiTimes report, 10 to 20 million units of windows 8 tablets are expected to be shipped globally. This estimation is calculated by supply chain makers from Taiwan. Apple is also hoping a growth in its tablet shipment by 80-100 million units during the year 2013.