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Posted by on Nov 22, 2012 in Hardware News |

Tablets outweigh the sales of laptops in USA

Tablets outweigh the sales of laptops in USA

On Q3 2012 (July to September) was the worst period of the decade in terms of sales volume for the PC market (desktops and laptops), a factor that has affected both the value and volume of sales of the companies involved in the manufacture of computer chips. From The Tech Report comes a new market analysis, comparing the volume of sales of laptops and tablets in USA.

According to the most recent analysis, sales totaled 21.5 million tablets (or tablets), compared with sales of PCs (notebooks and netbooks, minibooks named in this report) which reached 14.6 million units, ie , tablets exceeded by 47.26% to the portable PC, a difference that is expected to increase in the coming months.

It is presumed that this answers the combination of factors: a market saturated with PCs, changes in consumer preferences towards tablets, and the focus of the efforts of many major companies like Amazon and Google in the market.

Although the user preference for tablets over the is not a phenomenon that is repeated in other markets other than USA, this could change in the coming months.

Link: Tablets to start outshipping laptops in the U.S. (The Tech Report)

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