Android surging in global tablet market: survey
Published on Apr 29, 2014 6:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm said on Monday, April 28, 2014.
Strategy Analytics said Android grabbed 65.8 per cent of global tablet sales in the first quarter, up from 53 per cent a year ago.
Apple meanwhile saw iPad sales slump and its market share tumbled to 28.4 per cent from 40.3 per cent a year earlier, the survey showed.
Global tablet sales in the quarter were up 19 per cent at 57.6 million units, the market research firm said.
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