Here are the top five manufacturers of tablets in the third quarter, as released by IDC on Monday:
Apple Inc., maker of the iPad, 14 million shipped worldwide, 50.4 percent share
Samsung Electronics Co., maker of Galaxy line, 5.1 million, 18.4 percent.
Amazon.com Inc., maker of Kindle Fire, 2.5 million, 9 percent
AsusTek Computer Inc., maker of Transformer line and Google’s Nexus 7, 2.4 million, 8.6 per cent
Lenovo Group Ltd., 400,000, 1.4 per cent
Others, including Barnes & Noble Inc.’s Nook Tablet, 3.3 million, 12.2 per cent