Tablets OS Market Share

Since the launch of iPad, the tablets have caught our attention. Tablets have not been launched by many companies including Amazon which recently launched the tablet. Companies like HP decided to move out of the tablet business because they realized that the tablet market is not up to their expectation. All this makes us to think if there is indeed a tablet market or is it just the hype around iPad that is resulting in high sales of tablets. Till last year I would have agreed with the statement that there is no tablet market but only the iPad market but the suddenly Android seems to have captured a lot of tablet share and the vendors have realized that they need to discover the true pricing for their products. The table below from Strategy Analytics provides the tablets operating system share. Clearly, Android is silently gaining on back of Samsung and smaller vendors.

Strategy Analytics Tablet OS share Q3-11

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Robert Syputa
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Robert Syputa
4 years 9 months ago
The table reflects what I have thought would occur: as Android/honeycomb tablets were introduced and quickly evolved, they would challenge Apple’s dominance as the ‘one and only’ source for competitive pads.Google Android pads have echoed the trend seen with the iPhone: it grew market-share rapidly and amassed what many analysts said would be an unchallenged position in applications and content delivery. Google followed with their Android applications development environment which caught on with device suppliers rapidly. There are several underlying reasons for Androids success. Besides being free, the applications environment is efficient and has rapidly evolved to support leading edge… Read more »
Alex
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4 years 8 months ago

I would definately say that android is growing rapidly as more and more comapnies creating tablets that are run on android in opposition to Apple being the only one to manufacture iOS.

Phone Systems Toronto
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4 years 6 months ago

More and more people are actually looking for android now,plus the android store growth as well.

Avaya
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4 years 6 months ago

Yay! Anrdoid is picking up on its market share!

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