ABI Research: About 200 Million Tablets Have Shipped Worldwide Since 2009

Posted on Jan 29 2013 - 12:45pm by Editorial Staff

Do you have a tablet? Or your friend having a tablet? Well, if not, then it would interest you to note that according to ABI Research estimates that nearly 200 million tablets have been shipped worldwide since 2009 with an additional 1 billion tablets are expected to ship over the next 5 year duration. Discussing on facts and figures, about 22% U.S. consumers has spend $50 or more per month  and 9% spend $100 or more, which is much higher than spending levels observed by smartphone owners.

“Tablets are quickly becoming the go-to transaction screen within the home,” mobile devices senior practice director Jeff Orr said in a statement. “The opportunity to keep consumers buying in-store squarely remains with the retailer. So far, the presence of a media tablet during the shopping experience has not altered the sales channel where consumers finally buy products.”

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