Samsung aims to topple Apple as No 1 in tablets

By admin
06 November 2013

Samsung Electronics Co has a new goal after overtaking Apple in smartphones: it wants to be world No 1 in tablet computers.

A top executive, Shin Jong-kyun, told analysts on Wednesday that Samsung's tablet business is growing rapidly and the company will become the biggest maker of tablet computers. He didn't offer a time frame.

Shin said Samsung's tablet sales will exceed 40 million units this year, more than double the sales in 2012.

Research group IDC estimates Samsung sold 16,6 million tablets in 2012, lagging far behind Apple Inc which sold 65,7 million iPads.

Apple had more than half of the global tablet market but its dominance has been eroded as Samsung boosted sales with cheaper

Tab computers that offer many different screen sizes.


Find Love!