Tablets gain more ground on PCs: Survey
Published on Feb 7, 2013 6:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - One-third of computers sold worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 was a tablet, according to a survey released on Wednesday.
The research firm Canalys said that with PCs and tablets combined, the market grew 12 per cent year-on-year in the last three months to reach 134 million units.
With its iPads and other computers, Apple led the market with 27 million units, and a 20 per cent market share.
That compared with 15 million for second-place Hewlett-Packard, which was just 200,000 units ahead of China-based Lenovo. Each had a share of 11 per cent.
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