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Will Tablets Eventually Replace Laptops? Tablet vs. PC Debate

The introduction of the iPad and other tablet devices at the start of 2010 marked a paradigm shift to a more mobile world. As a result, the PC market has seen a steady downturn with an 11% average decline in sales per year while tablet sales continue to grow rapidly. Over the year period between Q2 of 2012 and Q2 of 2013, tablet sales increased by 43%. With such substantial growth, it’s only a matter of time before tablet sales completely surpass yearly PC sales. Analysts believe that time could be as soon as Q2 2014 as the IDC predicts tablet sales to increase by 59% in 2013.
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