Tablet Sales Hit a Record High in 2013!

By Shan Balasuriya Posted Date: 2014-01-30

A survey conducted by International Data Corp (IDC) shows that global tablet shipments have increased significantly last year when compared with shipments in 2012, Tablet Sales have jumped by a whopping 50% over the last year. IDC stated that shipments had increased to over 217.1 million in 2013, from about 144.2 million in the year 2012. Apple is the at top as the leading vendor while Samsung is ranking in as second, although apple is on top the company is facing more competition as there is growing success from vendors such as Samsung and even other third parties.

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