Breakdown of the top five tablet manufacturers globally for the last quarter, according to IDC last week:
Apple Inc, maker of the iPad, 14 million shipped worldwide, 50.4 percent share
Samsung Electronics Co., maker of Galaxy line, 5.1 million, 18.4 percent.
Amazon.com Inc., maker of Kindle Fire, 2.5 million, 9 percent
AsusTek Computer Inc., maker of Transformer line and Google’s Nexus 7, 2.4 million, 8.6 percent
Lenovo Group Ltd., 400,000, 1.4 percent
Others, including Barnes & Noble Inc.’s Nook Tablet, 3.3 million, 12.2 percent
Competition at last.