Stat of the day: 5.7 million

The number of iPads sold in the last three months.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
That figure could be in line for a fall when BlackBerry launches its iPad challenger just in time for Christmas. The new tablet - dubbed, inevitably, the BlackPad - will apparently be wifi-only at first: a factor which could have an unpleasant bearing on the BlackPad's Christmas sales figures. Still, it looks like tablet PCs are the new black: research company Gartner says 20m will be sold this year, while sales are expected to rise to 200m by 2014. That's a lot of tablets.

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