US Tablet PC Sales Forecast

Till a day before the iPad hit the stores, people asked if this was a form factor consumers will really need. To this date, iPad remains one of the few devices that is a hit despite a majority of the buyers not knowing how this will supplement their lifestyle. However, according to Forrester, this isn’t […]

Till a day before the iPad hit the stores, people asked if this was a form factor consumers will really need. To this date, iPad remains one of the few devices that is a hit despite a majority of the buyers not knowing how this will supplement their lifestyle. However, according to Forrester, this isn’t a fad and is not going away.

In a new report projecting the growth trends of the various computing platforms, the market research firm predicts the tablet PCs to outnumber netbooks by 2012 and desktops by 2015. As always, only time will tell.

Here is the projected percentage of PC computers that will be tablets over these yeras

2010 : 6%
2011 : 13%
2012 : 18%
2013 : 21%
2014 : 23%
2015 : 23%