Android has now surpassed iOS in tablet sales, revenue

Android has now surpassed iOS in tablet sales, revenue
According to new ABI Research data, the global tablet market is now Android's to lose, following years of Apple dominance.

The firm says iOS has now "passed the baton to the Android ecosystem," and the firm cites three specific reasons this has happened.



For the Q2 2013, Android tablets sold tallied 30.5 million, compared to 14.5 million iPads. Of the $12.7 billion of revenue from tablet sales for the quarter, Apple finally fell below the 50 percent majority mark (but barely), leaving Android to control that metric.

Finally, the iPad's average selling price has fallen 17 percent over the last year thanks to strong sales of the iPad Mini while Android tablet prices have seen an increase of 17 percent in the same period.

As far as brands go, Apple was easily the top dog, with their 14.5 million iPad sales. Samsung came in second at 8.1 million units sold.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 Sep 2013 15:18
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  • 2 comments
  • A5J4DX

    awesome!

    29.9.2013 17:38 #1

  • gnovak1

    Am loving my ASUS Transformer Android tablet. Would never buy into Apple as they are always overpriced.

    30.9.2013 12:18 #2

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