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European tablet adoption lags behind other regions - study

Tuesday 1 May 2012 | 07:48 CET | News
Global tablet shipments more than tripled year-on-year in the first quarter. Vendors shipped 20.3 million tablets, representing 19 percent of all client PC shipments in the quarter. A year ago tablets accounted for just 7 percent of PC shipments. Adoption rates, however, vary significantly across regions, shaped by differing economic conditions and the resultant influence on consumer spending, as well as the availability of popular content through local app stores, according to analyst firm Canalys. North America remained the largest region by shipment volume (almost half of the global

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Acer / Amazon / Apple / Asus / Lenovo / Samsung
Countries: World
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