Android and iOS Share Tablet Market Almost Equally
Android and iOS Share Tablet Market Almost Equally
Written by Janet Swift   
Thursday, 04 October 2012

Around a quarter of adults in the US own a tablet and the split between Android and iOS is approaching 50-50.

These figures come from two separate Pew Research surveys.

Data collected as part of the Pew Internet & American Life Project between July 16 and August 7 2012 found that 25% of all U.S. adults have a tablet computer.

Meanwhile a survey by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, in collaboration with the Economist Group, which found that among US adults 22% own a tablet and another 3% regularly use a tablet owned by someone else in the home, has the following information regarding brand of tablet:

tabletownership2011-12

 

The report Device Ownerships comments that the advent of lower priced tablets in late 2011 has brought about the marked change in the proportion of Android tablets between the 2011 and 2012.

The latest results show that just over half, 52%, of tablet owners have an iPad, compared with 81% a year ago. Among Android-based devices, 21%, own a Kindle Fire and 8% the Samsung Galaxy.

As this survey was conducted before the introduction of Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD it is likely that Android's share of the market has already jumped to make it  equal to, or even dominant over Apple's. 

tablet

Banner


Commemorating the Creator of Prolog, Alain Colmerauer
25/05/2017

Alain Colmerauer, who was at the center of the research group that originated the logic programming language Prolog, passed away on May 12, 2017 at the age of 76.



Block Based Languages Are Best
31/05/2017

If you program and have ever looked at a block-based language such as Scratch you might not have been impressed. The immediate impression is that it isn't programming. If you have tried to teach progr [ ... ]


More News

Last Updated ( Thursday, 04 October 2012 )
 
 

   
Banner
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2017 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.