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In 2013, the first Android-tablet sales will bypass iPad
In 2013, the first Android-tablet sales will bypass iPad March 13, 2013
It seems that the Android-tablet has finally become a serious competitor iPad. According to the latest forecast of the market research firm IDC, in 2013 , the Android will increase its market share from 41.5 (2012) to 48.8 per cent. growth Android will be called by the weakening of the company Apple , which, according to experts, will reduce its presence on the tablet market from 51 percent to 46 percent.
The main reason for the growth of Android will be the demand for inexpensive tablets with screen sizes up to 8 inches, which include the Galaxy Note 8.0, Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD. iPad mini will also make a contribution to the supply of tablets. IDC predicts that in 2013 the market will be delivered 190.9 million tablets, which is 18.5 million more than last year.
“Every second tablet computer sold in the quarter, had a screen size no larger than 8 inches. Sellers immediately respond to the preferences of users who feel small devices more suitable for everyday tasks, ”
– Analyst IDC Dzhitesh Ubrani (Jitesh Ubrani).
According to IDC, Microsoft made a mistake by releasing two different operating systems for their Windows-tablets. In the future, this has a negative impact on sales. In 2013, Microsoft will be able to retain a maximum of 4 percent of the market. By 2017, this figure will reach 10 per cent mark.
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Tags: Android , IDC , iPad
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