DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
November 20, 2018 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 190 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Tablets outship notebooks in US

Posted on Wednesday, November 21 2012 @ 14:01:48 CET by


Research figures from DisplaySearch reveal the tablet market has taken the upper hand over the laptop market in the US. In the current quarter, the research firm anticipates tablet sales will hit 21.5 million, while sales of laptops and netbooks is anticipated to total 14.6 percent.
Next year, DisplaySearch expects tablet shipments to reach 80 million units, up from just 63.8 million units for notebooks. Three factors are playing into the rapid uptake of tablets in the U.S.: a market saturated with PCs, a shift in "consumer preference" toward tablets, and the fact that major tablet vendors like Amazon and Google "started, focused, or emphasized their tablet efforts" domestically, the firm says. It's true that Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire was a U.S. exclusive when it came out last year. However, Apple's iPads have been available in other countries from the get-go.

Speaking of international shipments, the picture looks a little different worldwide. DisplaySearch says tablets aren't going to squeeze ahead globally until 2015, when they're expected to outship notebooks by 275.9 million to 270 million—a comparatively small difference.
Source: The Tech Report



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2018 DM Media Group bvba