Apple's iPad losing market share in China

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

The iPad's market share in China tumbled to 28% of the computer-tablet market in Q2 from 49% last year, IDC estimates, affected by the growth of cheaper devices running Google's Android. Shipments of the Apple (AAPL) product rose to 1.48M units from 1.15M.

Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) share increased to 11% from 6% as deliveries surged to 571,000, from 133,000.

Third-placed Lenovo (LNVGF.PK) experienced a drop in share to 8% from 9% even as shipments more than doubled to 413,000, from 204,000.