The Canadian PressMay 1, 2013 18:15
Research firm IDC says there were 49.2 million tablet computers shipped during the first three months of the year, more than double the 20.3 million a year earlier. Here are IDC's figures for worldwide tablet unit shipments and market share in the first quarter of 2013.
— Apple Inc., 19.5 million units, 39.6 per cent share (58.1 per cent share a year earlier, 65.3 per cent increase)
— Samsung Electronics Co., 8.8 million units, 17.9 per cent share (11.3 per cent share a year earlier, nearly fourfold increase)