Tablet market is taking a nose dive as shipments drop off

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At the moment, Samsung and Apple are still holding the lead, but Amazon’s shipments are actually rising. Despite the fact that Samsung and Apple still dominate the tablet market, their sales growth has plummeted. At the same time that those electronic giants see sluggishness at best, Amazon’s tablet shipments have skyrocketed. Amazon saw four times more sales in the third quarter this year than it did at the same time in 2015. The online marketplace has managed to find strong growth in the tablet market that is otherwise falling rapidly.…

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire to make a splash without drowning the iPad

Though chief executive officer of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, believes that the new Kindle Fire will be a highly attractive product for consumers looking for a bargain priced tablet computer, it is not likely that it will have an impact on Apple’s iPad in the lead of the marketplace. The price of the newest Kindle model, $199, is less than half of the least expensive model of the iPad, and – according to a Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, Herman Leung – will be very attractive to shoppers who are seeking a…

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