Apple Tablet Market Share Fall Android Rises in Last Quarter : IDC

idc androidIDC has released its quarterly report on the smartphone market and it’s bad news for Apple, world over shipments of tablets came down in Q2 of 2013 to 32% of market share because Apple did not release a new model of its trend setting iPad, although Apple retains top tablet spot and shipped more tablets than Samsung, ASUS, Lenovo and Acer combined.

Apple shipped 14.6 million iPads, while Samsung delivered 8.1 million tablets to the market. If we break down the numbers by OS Android saw 28.2 million shipped tablets that gives it a market share of 62.6% for Q2 of 2013, while iOS follows in second place with 32.5% on said 14.6 million shipped units. Windows (both 8 and RT) scored a lowly 2 million units shipped to control 4.5% of the quarterly market share.


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