Tablet sales overtake PCs, laptops in France

Friday 14 February 2014 | 12:05 CET | News
Tablet sales passed computer sales in France in France for the first time in 2013, according to GfK. Tablet sales nearly doubled to 6.2 million units last year from 3.6 million in 2012. PCs (desktop, laptop) dipped to 4.8 million from 5.2 million units. The relationship is not entirely one of substitution, however, but the establishment of tablets as a second, co-existing market. Some 95 percent of tablet buyers also have a computer and 71 percent do not see the products as interchangeable, as the PC is still viewed as the principal tool in the workplace. But the relationship is being

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Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GfK
Countries: France
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