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iPad loses significant share to Android tablets

Jan 31, 2011, 19:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Reisinger)

"Apple's iPad still reigns supreme among tablets, but its grip on the market is starting to loosen.

"In the fourth quarter, Apple's tablet captured 75.3 percent of worldwide market share, easily besting Android-based devices' 21.6 percent share, according to market-research firm Strategy Analytics. However, those figures differ vastly from the third quarter when Apple had 95.5 percent share and Android had just 2.3 percent.

"For 2010 overall, iPad's held 84.1 percent of the market, while Android devices accounted for 13.1 percent."

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