New iPad 3 helps boost Apple's tablet market share to 68%
Apple's new iPad 3 has helped boost the Californian firm's global tablet market share, leaving the likes of Samsung and Amazon lagging behind, figures reveal
Apple now boasts a whopping 68 per cent share of the global tablet market thanks to the launch of its new iPad in March, despite stiff competition from rival slates, including Samsung’s Galaxy Tab range, the Google/Asus Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire, according to a report.
And, if recent rumours are true, Apple is set to boost its market share even further this year with the launch of its new tablet - the iPad Mini.
Speculation is rife that the Californian firm is gearing up to launch a miniature and cheaper version of its popular third-generation tablet in a bid to beat off stiff competition from smaller and cheaper slates, such as the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire.