The tablet has a heavily modified Android user interface and doesn't even use Google Play as its default app store
We all know that when it comes to tablets, it's the iPad that's been smashing sales records since the first generation came out in 2010. But if you only take Android tablets into account, then it's the Amazon Kindle Fire that's king. According to business analytics firm comScore, the Kindle Fire makes up 54.4% of all Android tablets in the United States as of February 2012.
There's a large number of other Android tablets competing with the Kindle Fire for a their own piece of the pie. The Samsung Galaxy Tab family only makes up 15.4% of the market in spite of all the available versions for sale. The first Android Honeycomb tablet, the Motorola Xoom, has a measly 7% share; the precursor of the Transformer Prime Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, the Asus Transformer, makes up 6.3%; and Sony's Tablet S has a measly 0.7% share.
The funny thing is that the best-selling Android tablet uses a heavily modified platform that bares little resemblance to the original Android operating system. And thereRead More »from Amazon Kindle Fire makes up half of all Android tablets sold in the U.S.