Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Android-tablets twice surpassed iPad worldwide sales in the first quarter - Lenta.ru

Global sales of Android-plates more than double the implementation of iPad devices in the first quarter of 2014. This is stated in the message analyst firm Strategy Analytics.

total in the first quarter of 2014 in the world were sold 57.6 million tablet computers, which is 19 percent more than the year before.

Sales of Android-devices accounted for 37.9 million shares, or 65.8 percent of the total vehicles sold. Apple iPad has sold 16.4 million units, or 28.4 percent of all tablets.

year earlier, the share of these units in global sales differed not so much: 53.0 in Android-devices and 40.3 percent in iPad. The difference in market shares increased because in absolute terms, sales of Android-plates for the year increased by 48 percent (last year was 25.6 million units sold) and iPad ? fell 16 percent.

Despite sales growth in absolute terms, from 2.8 million to 3.4 million units, the proportion of Windows-tablets in the first quarter of 2014 did not change compared with the same period a year earlier ? 5,8 percent.

Note that sales of tablets other than the three above, operating systems in the quarter were below the level of error. Last year in the first quarter, they accounted for nearly one percent of the market, or 400,000 units.

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