Dell Discontinues Android-Powered Venue Tablets; No OS Updates for Existing Customers

Dell on Thursday said that it’s far discontinuing its Android-based totally Venue pill line-up, adding it may not be imparting any OS updates to the existing line-up. With this discontinuation, the organisation has backed out of Android market entirely and is making plans to attention on home windows-powered 2-in-1 gadgets.

“The slate pill marketplace is over-saturated and is experiencing declining call for from clients, so we have determined to stop the Android-based totally Venue tablet line,” Dell’s spokesperson instructed IDG news provider in an e-mail on Thursday.

however, the employer has affirmed that it will keep to assist the presently lively warranty and carrier contracts till they expire.

The business enterprise said that it’s far seeing upward push in call for, particularly in commercial area, for 2-in-1s in view that they offer a greater “most excellent” blend of laptop talents and mobility that a pill gives.

ultimate Month, Dell unveiled Inspiron 7000, Inspiron 11 3000, and Inspiron 5000 devices in the 2-in-1 category at Computex 2016.

On April 28, research organization IDC mentioned that the entire tablet shipments saw a decline of round 1.7 percentage yr-on-year all through the January-March zone and Apple persisted to have a big chunk of the marketplace proportion with 10.three percentage of the overall tablet shipments coming from the employer, accompanied by way of Samsung, Amazon, and Lenovo.