Its in the Air: as iPad share of tab market slips, Telstra bets on strong demand for the new iPadThe telco was the first to release iPad Air pricing yesterday, the new 20% thinner 9.7″ Apple tablet, which goes on sale tomorrow.
“Demand for the iPad Air has been strong” a Telstra spokesperson told Smarthouse.
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“We expect the iPad Air to be a popular product with customers when it goes on sale this Friday.”
Figures from IHS today show Apple’s share of the tablet market fell 13% year on year, as Samsung, Asus and Lenovo – based Android tabs all increased share, last quarter.
Lenovo’s Yoga tablet is shortly to go on sale in JB Hi-Fi – its first consumer tablet to be sold in OZ.