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No. 3 ASUS

Accounting for 7.4 percent of the tablet market share at the end of the third quarter, Asus shipped 3.5 million tablets, a 123 percent increase over the previous year. Asus' VivoTab line runs on both Windows 8 and Windows RT, whereas its Transformer Pad and MeMo Pad lines run a version of Android. Additionally, Asus manufactures Google's Nexus 7. The new Asus released its Transformer Pad TF701T during the third quarter with a 10.1-inch screen and Nvidia Tegra 4 quad-core processor.

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