Top 10 Tablet PC in the World 2016

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6. Amazon (Kindle, Fire)

Amazon, is an international e-commerce company with origin in America with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States.


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Founded in 1994, Amazon is the world's biggest ecommerce retailer in terms of market capitalization and total sales surpassing even the retail giant Walmart. It is ranked 18th in Fortune 500 annual list of top companies based on revenue for 2016 and 237th in Forbes 2000 annual list of top companies based on sales, assets and market capitalization for 2016.

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The company has expanded to several countries over the years including India. Amazon has separate retail websites for the United States, UK, Canada, Germany, Ireland, France Italy, Australia, Brazil, Spain, Netherlands, Japan, China, Mexico and India.

Amazon is also a popular electronics manufacturer for its Kindle series for eBook readers and also for the Kindle Fire line of tablets in addition to its Fire Phone. Amazon's latest tablet launch is the Amazon Fire Kids Edition. The tablet was launched last September of 2015. The tablet comes with a 7.00-inch display with a regular resolution of 1024 pixels by 600 pixels with a PPI of 171 pixels per inch. The Amazon Fire Kids Edition is power driven by 1.3GHz quad-core. It includes a 1GB of RAM and an 8GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. This Amazon Fire Kids Edition has a 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a limited 0.3-megapixel front camera. The tablet runs using Fire OS and weighs 405.00 grams.

It has a market share over 5.15% with annual shipments ranging around 5.2 million, in 2015-16.

Annual Shipments 2015-16 (In Millions) = 5.2

Market Share 2015-16 (%) =5.15