More from IDC: In spite of new competition from cheap tablets, the firm believes e-reader...

|By:, SA News Editor

More from IDC: In spite of new competition from cheap tablets, the firm believes e-reader shipments hit 10.7M in Q4 (+65% Y/Y), spurred by price cuts and growing shipments outside of North America. The figure suggests the e-book market is well-positioned to follow up its heady 2011 growth with a strong 2012.