Tablet PCs were not considered an ideal form factor until now. However, the success of the iPad has changed it all and every other technology manufacturer is now eyeing a share of the pie. According to a recent study by IDC, the tablet PC market is in for some serious growth. Here are some projections made in the study
Worldwide shipments of tablet PC in 2010 : 7.6 million
Worldwide shipment of tablet PC in 2014 : 46 million (estimated)
That’s a CAGR of 57.4%. The market definitely has a lot of potential.