Monday, January 31, 2011

Android Tablets Gain on IPad in Fourth Quarter, Researcher Says - Businessweek

It’ll be interesting to see how the introduction of Android 3.0 influences this competitive context

Google Inc.’s Android boosted its share of tablet computers almost tenfold in the fourth quarter, narrowing the lead of Apple Inc.’s iPad, market researcher Strategy Analytics said.

Android devices captured 22 percent of global tablet shipments in the three months to Dec. 31, up from 2.3 percent in the preceding quarter, the Boston-based researcher said in a statement today. The iPad accounted for 75 percent of shipments in the period, down from 96 percent, it said.

Android Tablets Gain on IPad in Fourth Quarter, Researcher Says - Businessweek

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