NPD: HP beats Samsung in tablet sales The researchers found that HP’s discontinued, TouchPad sold better than Samsung’s tablets IDG

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IDG News Service – Hewlett-Packard, which recently discontinued its TouchPad tablets, took the top spot among tablet vendors behind Apple’s iPad this year through October, according to research from NPD.

HP had 17% of non-Apple tablet retail sales, from January through October, just barely beating Samsung, which had 16% of non-iPad sales, NPD found.

Apple dominates the tablet market and many other manufacturers, like Samsung, have been working hard to get a foothold in the market.

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