Feb 02, 2013, 06.10 PM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Apple's tablet market share for Q4 falls in face of Samsung surge

After making waves in the smartphone market, it seems Samsung has finally got a footing in the tablet market, which has been dominated by Apple so far.

After making waves in the smartphone market, it seems Samsung has finally got a footing in the tablet market, which has been dominated by Apple so far. According to research firm IDC, the Korean company has doubled its share of the tablet market in Q4 of 2012.Samsung, manufacturers of the Galaxy Tab series, sold 7.9 million units, up from 2.2 million a year ago and commands 15.1 percent of the market. That figure is nearly one-third of Apple’s share, who now holds a market share of 43.6 percent, down from 51.7 percent. Apple lost market share despite selling more tablets, so it does signal a sort of surge for Samsung.

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