NPD: Include iPad and Apple doubles nearest competitor in Mobile PC share, iPad now 63% of tablet market
Could 23, 2012 at 7:41 am
Tim Cook likes to refer to the iPad as “the poster youngster of the post Computer world” and brags frequently about how it’s major the pack. According to new numbers out today from research firm NDP, if you account for the iPad (13.6 million units during the quarter), Cupertino-based Apple has maintained its position as the leader in mobile Computer sales with 17.two million units shipped throughout Q1. Apple beat out its nearest competitor HP by a solid 8.3 million units, creating it the leader by far.
As for the region of key growth, NDP backs up Tim Cook’s recent claims that China is a key emerging market. According to the study, China accounted general for 13% of mobile PCs shipped during the quarter. In associated China news, a new study is out that says Apple doubled its device industry share in China throughout Q1. Of course, this is due in element to the launch of the iPhone 4S with the
fighting bustling crowds. Even so, Samsung still leads in the country by roughly two.8 million devices shipped.
Apple has already reported its Q2 earnings, where the organization revealed it shipped 11.8 million iPads. It will be exciting to see how Apple fairs against the competition during Q2, but right now, it looks like the other people don’t have a shot. Apple also lead in tablets shipped, with a 62% marketshare for the duration of Q1:
As you can see in the graph below Apple had a commanding lead, by 11 million units.