According to Strategy Analytics, and a VentureBeat article, we have a pretty good view of what is happening in the mobile market with respect to smartphones and tablets. Growth continues in the market and Android continues to gain market share from Apple.
Global tablet shipments reached 24.7 million units in the third quarter of 2012
Apple iOS slipped to 57 percent global market share
Android captured a 41 percent global market share
Apple shipped 14.0 million iPads worldwide in Q3
Global Android tablet shipments doubled annually to 10.2 million units
Global tablet shipments grew just 43 percent annually in Q3 2012, compared with 289 percent annually in Q2 2011.
162 million smartphones sold globally in the third quarter of 2012
While Samsung shipped 56.9 million smartphone units