Android Growth Drives Another Strong Quarter for WW Tablet Market, IDC

From Android Growth Drives Another Strong Quarter for the Worldwide Tablet Market, According to IDC – prUS24420613, a few quick 3Q13 stats:

  • 47.6M tablets shipped (+7% QoQ, +36.7% 3Q13 over 3Q12)
  • iPad down QoQ, only +1% 3Q13 over 3Q12), mkt share now at lowest of 29.6%….but iPad Air could help rebound 4Q13

Top Five Tablet Vendors, Shipments, and Market Share, Third Quarter 2013 (Shipments in millions) 

Vendor

3Q13 Unit Shipments

3Q13 Market Share

3Q12 Unit Shipments

3Q12 Market Share

Year-over-Year Growth

Apple

14.1

29.6%

14.0

40.2%

0.6%

Samsung

9.7

20.4%

4.3

12.4%

123.0%

Asus

3.5

7.4%

2.3

6.6%

53.9%

Lenovo

2.3

4.8%

0.4

1.1%

420.7%

Acer

1.2

2.5%

0.3

0.9%

346.3%

Others

16.8

35.3%

13.5

38.8%

25.0%

Total

47.6

100.0%

34.8

100.0%

36.7%

 

 

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