Apple's tablet share falls to 50.4 percent

Apple's tablet share falls to 50.4 percent
According to the latest IDC figures, Apple's share of the tablet market fell to just 50.4 percent in the Q3 of this year.

For the quarter, there were 27.8 million total tablets shipped, with Apple selling 14.01 million of those.



Samsung came in second at 18.4 percent and Amazon jumped up to 9 percent with their new Kindle Fire line. Asus jumped to 8.6 percent thanks to the Nexus 7 and its Transformers and Lenovo rounded out the top 5 with 1.4 percent share.

Year-over-year, the market grew a healthy 49.5 percent, and the market grew 6.7 percent from last quarter.

Despite selling more tablets, Apple fell 15 percentage points from the same period last year, as Android tablets finally began to gain some traction. Samsung took most of that share, thanks to its popular Note 10.1 tab.



Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 5 Nov 2012 22:44
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  • hearme0

    I wants me a Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet.

    10.11.2012 01:22 #1

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