Research has show that 7 inch tablets are the most popular Android tablets. Though some people may choose 10 inch or 8.9 inch tablets, the 7 inch tablet have big advantage on its price. And 7 inch tablet is perfect for playing games, the android games free download also contribute to its population. The top 12 Android tablets are listed as below:
According to this list, 5 out of the top 7 devices are 7-inchers. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7 takes the top spot, with 11.8% of the market share, followed by the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with 8.3% of the market share. The Amazon Kindle Fire and Amazon Kindle Fire HD also ranks high in the list. They takes 7.5% and 4.9% of the marketshare respectively.
While it’s surprising that the Kindle Fire was beaten out by the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7-inch, it’s unsurprising that the Kindle Fire has secured two of the top positions on the chart. The Google Nexus 7 follows with 3.8% of the marketshare, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 comes in 7th with 3% of the market share. All of the other tablets on the list fall short of 1% of the market share.
In this list, most Android tablets are under $200. IDC forecast the cheap Android tablets will take more and more marketshare. There are many PC manufactures also stepping into the 7 inch tablet market. Rumors said HP is planning a 7 inch Android tablet – HP Slate. The price for this new product will be $169. There are even news shows that Microsoft will release a 7 inch Surface tablet.