Snippet: iPad Pro Outsells Surface ☇

Shared on February 1, 2016

IDC (via John Moltz):

“One of the biggest reasons why detachables are growing so fast is because end users are seeing those devices as PC replacements,” said Jean Philippe Bouchard, Research Director, Tablets at IDC. “We believe Apple sold just over two million iPad Pros while Microsoft sold around 1.6 million Surface devices…”

With all the doom-and-gloom regarding iPad sales declining, this is an interesting statistic, especially since I never really thought of the iPad Pro as a “detachable” device by default. That Surface number also includes both the cheaper Surface and the more expensive “laptop-killing” Surface Pro.

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