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Monday, August 05, 2013

Information Week: The table market is slowing down in the second quarter, as customers anticipate a new iPad release.

Apple's iPads aggregately accounted for 32.4% of all shipments. The devices continue to be the most popular single product line, but their market share has been significantly impacted because low-cost Android tablets have aggregately risen in popularity faster than the most recent iPads. IDC said that Apple's market share for the quarter was 32.4%, which is only a little more than half of the 60.3% it commanded in Q2 of last year.

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