Apple IPad Market Share To Dip Below 50% In 2013

Posted: Mar 12 2013, 9:52am CDT | by , in News | Apple


Apple iPad Market Share to Dip Below 50% in 2013

IDC's new tablet market report sees Apple losing the tablet market domination this year.

IDC issued a new tablet market forecast report. The research company sees a dramatic increase in Android based tablets and also a larget overall tablet market in 2013. Apple's market share is supposed to drop from 51% to 46% in 2013.

Android is going to lead in the tablet wars with 48.8%. Windows tablets are supposed to reach a market share of 2.8%. The world-wide tablet market is supposed to be 190.9m units in 2013. Most of the tablets sold are below 8-inch models.

Over the next 5 years IDC predicts that Android and iOS stay at around 45% each leaving not much room for Microsoft and others.

Via IDC.


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