Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Mar 2014 10:44 UTC
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A new tipping point in the world of tablets: today the analysts at Gartner have released their tablet sales numbers for 2013, and Android has topped the list for the most popular platform for the first time, outselling Appleā€™s range of iPad tablets nearly twofold. Of the 195 million tablets sold in 2013, Android took nearly 62% of sales on 121 million tablets, while Apple sold 70 million iPad tablets for a 36% share.

In comparison, last year, Apple led the tablet category with nearly 53% of sales on 61 million units, compared to Android at nearly 46% with 53 million tablets sold.

This was always inevitable. Apple won't mind though - they're still raking in the profits.

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RE[5]: Comment by Morgan
by ddc_ on Mon 3rd Mar 2014 18:37 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Morgan"
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Being choosy whilst the market expands to include people Apple isn't so interested in is what it is.

One could argue it is just a polite way of saying "getting obsolete".

Shrinking market share and healthy market position don't go together, and long-outdated argument about Apple's superiority quality-wise doesn't change this.

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