Tablets, led mainly by the iPad, have “quickly reached a critical mass in the U.S.,” with one of every four smartphone owners also using a tablet in the three-month period ending in April, according to comScore.
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The number of college students who say they own tablets has more than tripled since a survey taken last year, according to new poll results released today.
Amazon managed to ship 4.7 million Kindle Fire tablets by the end of 2011, according to a new report from research firm IDC. While that allowed the online retailer to seize an estimated 16.8 percent of the worldwide tablet market, it wasn’t enough to seriously challenge Apple’s iPad, whose share stands at 54.7 percent.
Corporations planning tablet purchases next quarter overwhelmingly voted for Apple’s iPad, a research firm said Tuesday.
Pitting the souped-up Apple iPad against the budget-focused Amazon Kindle Fire might seem like an unfair fight, but for many, a new tablet will come down to a choice between the two.