It’s surprising to see the $89.99 Amazon Fire HD 8 launching in 2020. Android tablet numbers have plummeted and most manufacturers don’t even bother making them anymore. iPads have taken the throne with over 60% of the global tablet market as of May 2020, according to Statcounter. The only serious Apple competitor is Samsung, which has a lowly 20.91% share of the market. Then there is Amazon. It has an even lower 5.45% marketshare, and yet it releases tablet after tablet with no end in sight.
Amazon owns the market for low-cost hardware, but that isn’t its only secret