Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

HP Stream is a Chromebook killer priced at $200

HP Stream is a Chromebook killer priced at $200

We have been hearing reports of a new breed of affordable Windows notebooks for months. It is alleged that a number…

More...
AMD Radeon R7 SSD line-up goes official

AMD Radeon R7 SSD line-up goes official

AMD has officially launched its first ever SSDs and all three are part of AMD’s AMD Radeon R7 SSD series.

More...
KitKat has more than a fifth of Android users

KitKat has more than a fifth of Android users

Android 4.4 is now running on more than a fifth of Android devices, according to Google’s latest figures.

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 11 July 2011 15:56

Android smartphone users prefer iPads

Written by


Willing to embrace other religions
Here is some rather depressing news for tablet vendors who don’t happen to have a chewed piece of fruit in their logo.

According to a recent report by Canaccord Genuity, it turns out that Android phone users are buying iPads rather than Android tablets such as Motorola’s Xoom or Samsung’s Tab series. Although Canaccord believes Samsung, Amazon and Asus pose a threat to Apple’s market dominance, strong iPad adoption is proving to be a serious hurdle for all Android tablets.

Analysts attribute the trend to Apple’s substantial lead in tablet apps, and once consumers are hooked they tend to stick to the same system, which is a source of concern for Android vendors. The fact that decent Android tablets cost nearly as much as iPads is not helping, either. Hence, Apple is expected to maintain a dominant 56 percent share in the tablet market this year and it is set to grab more than 50 percent next year.

In addition, analysts believe Windows 8 tablets could do well once they start shipping next year, particularly in the enterprise market.

More here.
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments