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[3]: Comment by Morgan
by tkeith on Mon 3rd Mar 2014 21:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Morgan"
tkeith
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Actually most of Samsung's "tabs" are very low end in specs. Even the Last year's Note 10.1 was pretty weak in specs. Nexus 10 and Asus transformer were really the highest spec tablets last year. With the success of the NExus 7 everyone shot for low end it seems.

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RE[4]: Comment by Morgan
by WorknMan on Tue 4th Mar 2014 02:43 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Morgan"
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2005-11-13

Actually most of Samsung's "tabs" are very low end in specs. Even the Last year's Note 10.1 was pretty weak in specs. Nexus 10 and Asus transformer were really the highest spec tablets last year. With the success of the NExus 7 everyone shot for low end it seems.


Now we have the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014, the Galaxy Tab Pros (which are gimped at 16gb but still good tablets), and the Tegra 4-based Asus Transformer... which, if it's as unreliable as previous models, is probably not worth your time.

And, well... that's about it, I think. The rest are mid-range at best.

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