Are You Prepared for the Tablet Takeover?

Are You Prepared for the Tablet Takeover?


In case you hadn’t noticed, tablets are becoming more and more popular. Improvements on computing technology have even made tablets a major player in the computing space, even without the major processing power a desktop solution provides.

Here at 1WorldOnline, we love technology and love to hear what people think about the newest trends. We asked our members to share their take on tablet computing and the results were surprising. Despite the newest reports citing the slowing sales of the iPad, Apple’s devices are still the market’s top contender.

With 44% of people expecting to purchase a tablet within a year, and 38% expecting to buy one next year or later, odds are tablets are still going to be flying off the shelves for quite a while… or at least until we start implanting our technology in our bodies. (Statistics) Check out our interactive map to see where tablets are most popular.

The limited power doesn’t deter most people from a tablet purchase, as 89% are buying them as a companion device rather than replace their current computer. (Statistics)
Despite the tablet’s status as a companion device, most users still expect to be able to do everything they would be able to on their main computer.

47% of 1World voters preferred to buy either an iPad or an iPad mini, and 54% would be most likely to recommend either of the two Apple products to their friends or family. (Statistics) The runner up in the tablet popularity contest was the Samsung Galaxy which earned 20% of the vote. (Statistics)

Apple’s continued dominance in the tablet sphere could be due to brand recognition, as 39% of the 1World community thought the operating system was the most important feature in a tablet purchase. 19% said the price of the tablet was their motivating factor, and 9% were most concerned with the size of the tablet. (Statistics)

With 44% of people expecting to purchase a tablet within a year, and 38% expecting to buy one next year or later, odds are tablets are still going to be flying off the shelves for quite a while… or at least until we start implanting our technology in our bodies. (Statistics)

How long can tablets keep up their momentum on the market? What will the next big tech trend be? Share your thoughts with the world!

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