Apple sold a record 22.9 million iPads in the first fiscal quarter of 2013, an increase of 67 percent over the same period a year ago, the company said today.
While those sales are quite good, two Android tablets could have impacted these sales — the $200 Google Nexus 7 and $200 Amazon Kindle Fire. Both are good machines that do most of what you can with an iPad, and they cost less than the iPad mini’s base price of $330. Surprisingly enough, the Nexus 7 has overtaken iPad’s market share in Japan, according to a recent Nikkei survey.
There have also been recent reports that the success of the iPad mini has hurt the demand for the full-size iPad. But since Apple does not break down its sales of iPad mini versus the full-size iPad, we don’t know exactly how many of which were sold this past quarter.
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iPad mini photo via John Koetsier/VentureBeat
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