IDC said Thursday that Apple shipped 22.9 million iPads in the October-December quarter, during which it released a smaller version and updated its full-size models. That's growth of 48 percent from the same period a year earlier, but Apple's market share fell to 44%, down from 52% last year.
A visitor tries Apple Inc's iPad at an electronics store in central Seoul January 18, 2013. Market share expanded to 15%, up from 7%. AsusTek, maker of the Transformer line and Google's Nexus 7, also saw shipments and market share increase.
Amazon's share fell despite shipping more Kindle Fires during the quarter.