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Tablet Growth Slows, IDC Says

IDC expects Android tablets to snare 64.4% of shipments this year, followed by iPads with 30.3%, and Windows slates with 5.3%.

Bigger tablets such as Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 could be poised to gain market share.
Bigger tablets such as Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 could be poised to gain market share.

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5/30/2014 | 1:23:14 PM
"phablets" and their toll on the market
It will be interesting to see how much the "phablet" trend cannibalizes the tablet market, especially as both Apple and Samsung seem to be pushing toward larger models of their flagship smartphones. At a certain point, save for potentially online video, the user experience between the smartphone and the tablet is going to be pretty minimal.
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