Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Jan 2013 15:42 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "In December, the Google Nexus made by Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. accounted for 44.4% of all tablet sales by volume electronics retailers. That's according to a survey of 2,400 stores nationwide by market research firm BCN Inc., released Wednesday. Google's figure beat Apple's 40.1% share, dethroning the iPad for the first time since it went on sale in May 2010." Just as I and many others with me predicted, what happened in the smartphone market will also happen in the tablet market: Android will take the numbers, iOS will take the figures (i.e., profit). As far as I know, this is the first time this has actually materialised fully in a market, though. Also, while it was inevitable that Android would overtake iOS on tablets (even if it is just a single country, for now), I don't think anyone predicted it would be a single model? Colour me impressed (which is pink).
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RE[3]: Some context
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 18th Jan 2013 22:32 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Some context"
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

But are things the same as years ago? That was the point of my question.


It seems to be.

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RE[4]: Some context
by Nelson on Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:06 in reply to "RE[3]: Some context"
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2005-11-29

I don't think there's enough information to definitively answer this and their track record isn't exactly inspiring when it comes to tablets.

I also personally don't think the quality is there in the ecosystem.

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