“With its competitors unable to field a true iPad rival, Apple’s tablet continues to dominate the market that it created,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
“The company sold 11.1 million iPads in the September quarter, accounting for about three quarters of all tablets sold through to consumers,” Paczkowski reports. “And with a true rival yet to emerge, that dominance will likely persist for some time, further reinforced by the upcoming holiday shopping season.”
Paczkowski reports, “Says Canaccord Genuity’s T. Michael Walkley, ‘While new entrants such as Amazon could disrupt the completive dynamics into holiday sales, we view low-priced 7-inch models as a threat to other Android OEMs rather than to the iPad’ …It’s looking more and more like Apple’s iPad will follow the same story arc as the iPod, achieving and maintaining market dominance despite its high-end product trappings.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: As we’ve written many times: “The iPod/iPhone/iPad is not the Mac, so stop comparing them… Look at the iPod, not the Mac, to see how this will play out.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “GetMeOnTop” for the heads up.]