Google to pass Apple in tablets for first time - IDC

Google’s software will power more tablets than Apple’s operating system for the first time this year as smaller, cheaper alternatives to the iPad gain favour with consumers, according to IDC.

12th March, 2013
Samsungs's Galaxy Tab: Devices running Google’s Android software will climb to 49 per cent of the market in 2013.

Google’s software will power more tablets than Apple’s operating system for the first time this year as smaller, cheaper alternatives to the iPad gain favour with consumers, according to IDC.

Devices running Google’s Android software will climb to 49 per cent of the market in 2013, while Apple’s share will slip to 46 per cent, IDC said in a statement today. Last year, Apple commanded 51 per cent, compared with Google’s...

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