Samsung reportedly took over a bit of the tablet market share from Apple in Q1, but the iPad maker remained dominant overall in the said period.
According to PC World, worldwide tablet shipments recorded were 50.4 million units during Q1, increasing by 3.9 percent compared to Q1 of 2013.
Recently, Apple reported a year-over-year quarterly drop in iPad shipments of 16.1 percent compared to Q1 of 2013.
Nearly 16.4 million iPads were reportedly sold in the first quarter of this year.
Meanwhile, Samsung's sales rose by 32 percent, selling nearly 11.2 million units.