Survey Shows Amazon Leads Japan in Ebook Sales, Apple Already Second

In Tech Digest by Edward Nawotka

A new survey conducted in with 646 ebook buyers at Japanese online website On Deck Weekly over four days in April shows that Amazon’s Kindle is leading the market for ebook sales, with Apple (launched in March) a relatively distant second, followed by Kinokuniya’s Kinoppy, Sony’s Reader Store and Kobo.

OnDeck 2013 Ebook Survey Japan

Source: ItMedia eBook User

 

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Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.