A graphical look at the state of play on the eve of another Apple special event.

By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
October 21, 2013

FORTUNE — ¬†Anticipating some iPad news out of Apple AAPL Tuesday, I’m trying to get a picture of the state of play in the global tablet market from published graphs and charts. Most of the attached are based on IDC data. If you spot any that are fresher — or better — please send them along.

Source: Tech-Thoughts from IDC. Click to enlarge.

BELOW: Gartner released this spreadsheet — without a graphic — Monday. Note that by “device” they mean tablets, PCs and mobile phones.

See also: How many iPads and iPad minis did Apple sell last quarter?

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