REGISTER | LOGIN
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
davisHeiskell
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
davisHeiskell   7/19/2012 12:04:51 PM
NO RATINGS
Research firm NPD estimates that tablets will out-ship notebooks by 2016 due to one factor alone the consumer's desire for more portability....... [url=http://dhaninfo.com/Home/field-service-processing/]Property Preservation Services[/url]

daleste
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
daleste   7/17/2012 2:26:47 AM
NO RATINGS
I agree. The tablet will take over a lot of the "fun" stuff of computing, but the laptop will still be there for the serious work.

sprite0022
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
sprite0022   7/17/2012 12:31:03 AM
NO RATINGS
maybe a it's better to compare x86 cpu vs. Non-x86 cpu machines. I can see if a notebook equiped with a ARM cpu will cost same/lower as a tablet and similar function.

Bert22306
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
Bert22306   7/16/2012 9:00:05 PM
NO RATINGS
I actually have no problem believing this, because the tablet, a la iPad or Kindle Fire, is more of a consumer toy. Whereas the notebook is a PC, more of a real productivity tool. So why wouldn't a consumer toy outpace the sales of a more flexible and more useful device like a PC? Since these are significantly different products, the comparison seems wrong. But on the other hand, as others have noted, new devices like the Microsoft Surface would blur the lines.

any1
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
any1   7/16/2012 7:08:34 PM
NO RATINGS
I think this could easily happen given products like the recently introduced Google tablet at such low price points.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
rick merritt   7/16/2012 6:03:16 PM
NO RATINGS
I'm not sure I buy this. Despite being a consumer product I am not sure tablets will grow quite this quickly. I expect they could outpace notebooks someday, but I'd put another 3-5 years in there.

chanj0
User Rank
Author
re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
chanj0   7/16/2012 4:08:27 PM
NO RATINGS
Is Surface defined as a tablet or a PC?



Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook