Apple And Android Capture 94% Global Tablet Shipments

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipments reached 17 million units in the third quarter of 2011. Apple’s iOS and Android dominate the worldwide market with a combined 94% share.

The Director at Strategy Analytics, Peter King, said, “Global tablet shipments reached 16.7 million units in Q3 2011, surging 280% from 4.4 million in Q3 2010.”

He further added, “Demand for tablets in developed and developing markets remains high. Apple shipped a record 11.1 million iPads and registered a healthy 67% global tablet market share during the third quarter of 2011. Apple iOS remains the world’s dominant tablet platform with the most established services ecosystem. Android captured 27% share of global tablet shipments in Q3 2011, rising twelve-fold from 2% a year earlier. Dozens of Android models distributed across multiple countries by numerous brands such as Samsung, Acer and others have been driving volumes.”

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