Global tablets market grows 68% to 195 mln units in 2013

Monday 3 March 2014 | 10:38 CET | News
Worldwide sales of tablets reached 195.4 million units in 2013, a 68 percent increase on 2012, according to Gartner. Growth was fueled by low-end tablets with smaller screens and first-time buyers. This helped grow Android's share of the market to 61.9 percent of unit sales, from 45.8 percent in 2012. Apple's iPad fell to 36.0 percent from 52.8 percent, despite growing sales to over 70 million units. Microsoft doubled its market share, to 2.1 percent or just over 4 million Windows tablets sold, from 1.0 percent in 2012. From a brand perspective, Apple remained the top vendor in 2013 with a

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