Android tablets to move further ahead of iPads in 2013, says IDC
There’s change afoot in the tablet market, according to the International Data Corporation. Android-powered tablets, currently shipping in greater numbers than its iOS counterparts, will surge further ahead by 2017.
Similarly, the overall number of tablets shipped will increase: IDC has moved up its prediction for the global market from 172.4m units to 190.9m by the year’s end.
Android is predicted to have 48.8% market share by the end of 2013, with iOS behind at 46%. However by 2017, these...