August 23, 2014

Kindle Fire Neck and Neck with Galaxy Tab

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Android Tablets are quickly catching up with iPads and TabClones for market shares, and we have our non-Google 7-inch powerhouse the Kindle Fire to thank.

It’s blazed past all competitors in 2 short months since it’s release in November to now be neck-and-neck with the Samsung Galaxy Tab for the title of “Most Used Android Tablet” Check it out:

My question is: How in the world did such a mediocre Tablet with a muddied up UI that hardly resembles a true android do this to our tried-and-true Samsung? Flurry says “Amazon’s launch of Kindle Fire had more in common with an Apple-style launch than it did with aligning with the Android system.” So instead of bragging that we can hit 210 MPH and have no rev limiter, the competition should have been attracting people with a pretty open hood-scoop and nice suspension for a smooth ride.

Turns out even tech geeks get weak in the knees something that just works.

After acquainting the Fire’s success with Apple’s, this next statistic should come as no shock;

 

That means for every dollar spent by Galaxy Tab users, Kindle Fire users are Spending $2.53, and that’s Impressive. Kudos, Amazon.

Who out there has a Fire? Are you spending more money on apps than you did on your old tablet? Hit the comments below!