iPad Market Share Drops to 50% as Rivals Catch Up

from
,

Apple’s market share in the global tablet market begins to erode. In the third quarter, Apple accounted for 50 percent of global tablet shipments, down from 66 percent in the June quarter and a new low since the introduction of the first iPad in April 2010. The launch of Google’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet and Amazon’s refresh of its popular Kindle Fire have clearly hurt Apple and the upcoming holiday quarter will show whether the iPad Mini can help Apple to re-strengthen its position. Starting at $329, Apple’s lower-end tablet is priced significantly higher than the entry models of Google and Amazon, a strategy that hasn’t fared well with many consumers.



Infographic: iPad Market Share Drops to 50% as Rivals Catch Up | Statista
Related Infographics
  • Online Shopping
    Online Shopping By The Numbers

    This chart provides all the main facts about online shopping.

  • Google
    The Biggest Google Search Advertisers in the U.S.

    This charts shows the 10 biggest spenders on Google search advertising in the United States.

  • Wearable Technology
    Activity Tracking Is The Most-Wanted Smartwatch Feature

    This chart illustrates which features smartphone users from five major markets consider most important in a smartwatch.

  • Amazon
    Amazon Buys Twitch For $970 Million

    This chart shows the price of selected acquisitions by Amazon from 1999 to 2014.

  • Smartphones
    Samsung Loses Ground as Smartphone Competition Heats Up

    This chart shows global market share of the world's leading smartphone vendors in Q3 2014.

More info on this topic
You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society.

Download & Reference

More statistics about...
Show more
FAQ
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", , which inlcudes current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Jan Ahrens
(jan.ahrens@statista.com).