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Kindle Fire controls half of Android tablet market

Patrick Stafford /

The Amazon Kindle Fire controls 54% of the Android tablet market, according to the latest figures from analytics firm ComScore.

The stats show the gadget’s market share has doubled over the last two months, while the Galaxy Tab’s share has now dropped from 23.8% to 15.4%.

The Motorola Xoom took third place, with 11.8% of the market in December now dropping to just 7%.

Down at the bottom of the list, the Sony Tablet S controls 0.7% of the market, while the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet and the Dell Streak control 1.2% and 1.3% respectively.

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Patrick Stafford

Patrick Stafford is a freelance journalist and a former deputy editor of SmartCompany.

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