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Is there any recent market research available about iPhone vs iPad share in the market? I have found lots of comparison charts which are cross-platform (iOS vs Android etc) but not within the iOS and which device type holds what %page of market. I would be thankful if anybody could help me with that.


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I don't think this is a bad question, though it will be hard to find reliable data for. I think you need to reword the title though. "Market share" doesn't apply across devices. Market share is what you compare between competing devices/manufacturers in a vertical segment. What you're asking for is sales volume by iPhone vs iPad. You may find better luck with a properly worded request. And I think this can be answered reasonably accurately by looking through past Apple keynote talks from WWDC -- they usually have sales volume numbers in those. – Ian C. May 6 '13 at 5:07
Not sure if Apple publishes such numbers, but you can look up in they annual reports. Unless you do mean Market share than specify, world wide and/or against which competitive product. – Buscar웃 May 6 '13 at 6:58
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Here are some numbers for the fiscal year ending in September 2012. You can work from to get what you want.

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Since it is in my blood to do stuff like this, I had to play with it so here is my home work.

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Many many thanks - I wish I could offer you a box of chocolates for the support. – Salman May 7 '13 at 6:24
@Salman You are welcome, and you did express your thankfulness by Voting up my answer. However, for a box of chocolates, I would work like a slave :) – Buscar웃 May 7 '13 at 7:26

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