Android tablets won’t outsell the iPad until 2016, according to the Informa research group — as reported by “Reg Hardware” (

Informa’s forecast for tablet sales in 2015 has Apple shipping 90 million tablets, just ahead of combined sales from Motorola, Samsung, Acer, Asus, Toshiba and others of 87 million units. By the following year, Android unit shipments will have surpassed Apple’s, but that will still leave Apple the dominant tablet hardware manufacturer, notes Informa.