Tuesday, December 21, 2010

20% Will Buy a Table in Next 3 Years

More than 20 percent of Americans currently surveyed by Harris Interactive say they plan to own or buy a tablet device within the next three years, according to a new online survey conducted in November by Harris Interactive and sponsored by Fuze Box. Harris Interactive also estimates there are nine million people who already own a tablet device.

Adults who own or plan to buy a tablet computer in the next three years plan to use their tablet for a variety of applications. Browsing the Internet (78 percent); email (75 percent); reading e-books/newspapers (53 percent) and social networking (50 percent) are expected lead applications.

Some 43 percent expect to watching TV or movies, while 37 percent expect to use their devices for work.

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