Android tablets to overtake iPads by 2015
Google Android could take over Apple iOS in market shares for tablets by 2015, according to new research.
Market analysis firm IDC found that Android shipped 44.6% of tablets during the fourth quarter of 2011. The Apple iPad accounted for 54.6%, dropping from 61.5% in the previous quarter.
However, with Apple selling 15.4 million tablets purely in the last quarter, Apple doesn’t need to worry too much about its competitors, such as Microsoft, Amazon and RIM.
Tablet sales in general have significantly...