Tablet sales on the rise

  • Tablet computer shipments soared in the first quarter of 2013 by 142.4 percent compared with the same period last year, according to analysts IDC.

    More tablets were shipped from January to March 2013 than in the entire first half of 2012.

    According to IDC, 49.2 million tablets were shipped in January, February and March.

    Apple's iPad range made up 19.5 million of those devices.

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