Are Android Tablets really cheaper?
1) Unlike Apple, Android devices don't have their operating systems updated when new versions of Android come out. The problem then is that many of the newest Apps may only run on the newest versions of Android. Android devices thus become obsolete much faster.
2) Androids generally just aren't as useful as iPads. "iPad continues to dominate for mobile browsing and mobile commerce. There are three possible interpretations of this: These tablets are being bought in emerging markets (but not China, since Chinese devices generally aren't activated and so won't be in these numbers) and not using western sites. They're being bought in developed markets and being used much less, or not at all. They're being bought and not used for the internet - they're cheap kids' tablets, baby monitors, points of sale devices..."