The global pandemic drove worldwide tablet shipments down 20% to 25 million units, according to a new forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC).
Apple continued to lead the market, though the closure of factories in the first quarter due to COVID-19 led to a shipment decline of 30%.
The company still leads the detachable market as most every iPad offers a detachable keyboard.
Samsung followed with shipment growth of 4% compared to a year earlier.
Huawei shipped 3 million units for an annual decline of 8% and Lenovo device shipments grew 2%.
By first quarter market share, Appel led with 28% followed by Samsung (20%), Huawei (12%) and Lenovo (6%).