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Amazon Kindle Fire HD had ‘biggest day since launch’ after iPad mini announcement

amazon kindle fire hd 1 Amazon Kindle Fire HD had biggest day since launch after iPad mini announcementOne would expect that Apple’s iPad mini launch to have a negative impact on Kindle Fire HD sales, but it turns out that Kindle tablet is now selling more than usual.

The day after iPad mini announcement was actually Kindle Fire HD’s biggest day of sales.

“Wednesday was the $199 Kindle Fire HD’s biggest day of sales since launch and up 3xweek over week,” Amazon told in an emailed statement to AllThingsD.

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Android tablets gaining market share at the expense of the Apple iPad says report

According to Strategy Analytics, Android tablets are beginning to do something that for months seemed impossible…pick up market share at the expense of the Apple iPad. At the end of the third quarter, Android tablets had accounted for 41.3% of all tablets shipped globally. That was up dramatically from the 29.2% slice of the tablet pie the platform held the prior year. In the meantime, the Apple iPad saw its global share decline from a whopping 64.5% in Q3 of 2011 to a more mortal 56.7 this year. And as if to accentuate the gains made by the green robot, Windows share dropped over the same time span from 2.3% to 1.6% while the others category slumped from 4.1% to a barely breathing .4%

Android tablets gaining market share at the expense of the Apple iPad says report
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