Google tablets may overtake iPad in 5 years

According to media reports, the research firm Informa said in a report that Tablet computers running Google's Android software will catch up with Apple's iPad and surpass it in 2016.

According to media reports, the research firm Informa said in a report that Tablet computers running Google's Android software will catch up with Apple's iPad and surpass it in 2016. 

Apple's currently holds 75 percent market share which
dominance  to a huge fall to 39 percent in 2015, when Android market share will grow to 38 percent. 

Analyst David McQueen said, “From 2013, as cheaper and more advanced Android tablets enter the market, we forecast that sales will pick up considerably, eventually surpassing iPad sales in 2016”. Samsung Electronics Galaxy Tab has been the best-selling Android tablet so far, but also other vendors including Motorola Mobility use it on their devices. 

He also said
, “We have seen a huge explosion in the tablet market in recent years, driven primarily by the iPad, and we estimate that the market will go from strength to strength, growing from under 20 million tablets sold in 2010, to over 230 million in 2015".