Apple's iPad Still King Of Tablets
Market-share leader will face challenges from Google, Microsoft
By Todd Spangler, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 8/14/2012 9:40:00 AM
In Q2, Apple shipped 17 million iPad 2 and new iPad tablets, up 44% from the previous quarter. That boosted its market share by 11.5 percentage points, to 69.6% up from 58.1% in the first quarter. Through July, Apple has shipped more than 85 million iPad tablets since the product's launch in April 2010.
Tablets have quickly emerged as popular video-consumption devices for TV and movie content, with displays that are larger and sharper than smartphones. Apple's newest iPad, for example, features a 9.7-inch screen with a 2048-by-1536 "Retina" display that yields a pixel depth of 3.1 million -- four times that of previous iPads and 1 million more pixels than a typical HDTV.
Click here to read the full story at Multichannel.com.
No related content found.
No Top Articles
Digital Rapids provides market-leading software and hardware solutions, technology and expertise for transforming live and on-demand video to reach wider audiences on the latest viewing platforms more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably. Empowering applications from..more