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January 31, 2012

Kindle Fire Dethrones Samsung Galaxy as No 1 Android Tablet


In just two years, tablet computing has gained unprecedented traction.  According to research firm Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipment more than doubled during the last three months of 2011, rising to 26.8 units, up from 10.7 million a year earlier.  And while Apple continues to dominate the tablet category, having sold a record 15.4 million units during the final quarter of 2011, Android OS tablets have increased their share of the tablet category, growing from 29% in Q4 2010 to 39% in Q4 2011.
It has taken Amazon's Kindle Fire in just three months,  to dethrone and eat  the Samsung's Lunch and replace  Galaxy Tab as the top Android tablet — at least when it comes to people actually spending time on their devices.The increase in market share is due largely to the entry of the Kindle Fire by Amazon.   Flurry  analyse thousands of Android app it tracks over 20% of all consumer sessions on more than 90% of all Android devices each day.