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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
davisHeiskell   7/19/2012 12:04:51 PM
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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
daleste   7/17/2012 2:26:47 AM
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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.

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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
sprite0022   7/17/2012 12:31:03 AM
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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
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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
Bert22306   7/16/2012 9:00:05 PM
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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.

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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
any1   7/16/2012 7:08:34 PM
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I think this could easily happen given products like the recently introduced Google tablet at such low price points.

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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
rick merritt   7/16/2012 6:03:16 PM
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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
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re: Tablets to outsell notebooks in 2016, says analyst
chanj0   7/16/2012 4:08:27 PM
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Is Surface defined as a tablet or a PC?



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