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    Default IDC: iPad's Global Market Share Falling


    Over the last twelve months, Apple's iPad has lost ground in terms of its global market share.

    Apple's decline, however, comes even as the worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014, IDC reported Thursday. Tablet shipments for the quarter clocked in at 49.3 million units.

    Data contained in the the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker reveals that IDC now expects positive but slower growth in 2014 compared to the previous year.

    On the global front, Apple's Q2 iPad market share stands at 26.9% -- down from 33% in the same quarter of 2013. Auspiciously for the iPad maker is the fact that Apple still retails a considerable lead over Samsung, which has a 17.2% market share as of Q2 of this year.

    "As we indicated last quarter, the market is still being impacted by the rise of large-screen smartphones and longer than anticipated ownership cycles," said Jean Philippe Bouchard, IDC Research Director for Tablets. "We can also attribute the market deceleration to slow commercial adoption of tablets. Despite this trend, we believe that stronger commercial demand for tablets in the second half of 2014 will help the market grow and that we will see more enterprise-specific offerings, as illustrated by the Apple and IBM partnership, come to market."

    Source: IDC

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    I see one company that sells a quality product of hardware and software, and 4 companies that put out hardware loaded with personal data-sucking malware masquerading as a mobile OS.

    Sad to see so many people choosing the latter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fleurya View Post
    I see one company that sells a quality product of hardware and software, and 4 companies that put out hardware loaded with personal data-sucking malware masquerading as a mobile OS.

    Sad to see so many people choosing the latter.
    We all love factless fanboy comments.
    Last edited by StuG III; 07-24-2014 at 02:53 PM.

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