The worldwide "media tablet" (one larger than 5 inches but smaller than 14) market grew 45.1% in...

|By:, SA News Editor

The worldwide "media tablet" (one larger than 5 inches but smaller than 14) market grew 45.1% in Q3, driven by demand for the iPad (AAPL), says IDC. Vendors shipped 4.8M tablet units in Q3, up from 3.3M units in 2010 Q2. Some 17M units shipped in 2010, and 44.6M will move in 2011.