"Apple accounted for 11.8 million of those shipments, or 65 percent of the market. That's largely thanks to the launch of Apple's third-generation iPad and a price reduction on iPad 2 models.iPad continues to dominate in Q1 as Kindle Fire withers | Apple - CNET News
In contrast, Samsung Electronics shipped 1.1 million tablets. That puts the company back in the number two spot after Amazon's Kindle Fire shipments "fizzled" going into 2012, the report said.
Jeff Orr, ABI Research group director of consumer research, said this is the smartphones trend reincarnated. "Apple and Samsung have demonstrated staying power while other tablet vendors ebb and flow like the tide," he said in a statement."
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
iPad continues to dominate in Q1 as Kindle Fire withers | Apple - CNET News
Looks like Kindle Fire 2.0 would be timely, if this analysis is accurate