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Tablet market grew 185% in the past year

ABI Research’s latest study of the global tablet market shows a year-over-year grow rate of an incredible 185%. Apple’s iPad continues to dominate the market, and while it had a good showing in the first quarter of 2012, demand for Amazon’s Kindle Fire is burning out.

Tablet market grew 185% in the past year

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Manufacturers reported shipping over 18 million tablets in the first quarter of this year. The iPad family accounted for 65% of the market, or 11.8 million devices. Amazon’s Kindle Fire numbers declined to the point that Samsung took the lead in Android tablet shipments. Even so, these amounted to only 1.1 million units.

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Jeff Orr, the ABI Research group director of consumer research, concluded, “A pattern similar to smartphone s is also occurring in tablets. Apple iPad 3 and Samsung Galaxy Tab have demonstrated staying power while other tablet vendors such as HTC Flyer, HTC JetStream, BlackBerry PlayBook, Motorola Xoom, Acer Iconia and LG Optimus Tab ebb and flow like the tide.”  ABI’s numbers showed that only two manufacturers increased shipments in the first quarter over the same period a year earlier.

In a bit of good news for RIM, shipments of its PlayBook tablet grew 233%, and Lenovo. ABI’s press release follows below.