iPad’s Lead Continues to Grow, as Other Tablets Falter
AppleInsider reports today on new figures from Chitika that show that Apple’s iPad has just seen its first increase in web traffic since last December, with iPads now making up 81.9% of US and Canadian tablet web traffic. This reverses the trend show in February’s figures from Chitika, whereby the iPad’s web traffic share had a small drop, from 81% to 80.5%. Also back in February, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, Google’s Nexus and Microsoft’s Surface tablet all showed small increases in web traffic for the December through to February period, leading some commentators at the time to venture that the tablet market could be becoming more competitive. These latest figures, however, have overturned that trend, and Chitika says that Amazon, Samsung, Google and Microsoft are all either flat or dropping, when compared to figures from the previous month. In fact, AppleInsider notes that Apple’s iPad’s lead grew by more than the Surface, Xoom, Nexus, Kindle Fire and all of the Galaxy tablets together.
Source: Apple's iPad expands lead in tablet use at the expense of Amazon, Android, Microsoft Surface