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Smaller Tablet Form-Factor Could Outsell Larger Slates in 2013

Data from Display Search forecasts that iPad mini and its ilk can outpace the large tablets in sales this year. Attractive prices and the ability to hold the device in one hand are the key factors in driving up smaller tablet sales. iPad mini is already a dominant force in the smaller tablet market and would help propel the market this year.

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01 Mar, 2013
Prashanth Shantharam
iPad Eating into Notebook Market? Morgan Stanley Report Indicates Cannibalization

ipadMorgan Stanley Analyst, Katy Huberty released a report to the company’s clientele that suggests ‘Tablet Cannibalization’, owing mainly to the rise of iPad that seems to have caused a deceleration in notebook sales. Retail notebook sales have been on the decline since March 2010, but in August, 2010 for the first time this year it displayed de-growth, falling by 4% year over year, according to Morgan Stanley. Huberty expects the PC market to be under pressure by iPad and a slew of tablets slated for launch in the near future.

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18 Sep, 2010
Prashanth Shantharam

iPad Growth Will Outpace iPhone: JiWire

ipad-vs-iphone-2-1264623446JiWire, a mobile audience media company that delivers ads onto your mobile devices over wi-fi, claims to have seen about 5,000 unique sessions from iPad users in public WiFi venues in under 24 hours after the tablet made its debut. According to JiWire, 23% of all mobile wi-fi consumers intend to buy an iPad within a year.

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12 Apr, 2010
Prashanth Shantharam
Apple Official Numbers: 300K+ iPads Sold on Saturday; Nearly 1 Mil Apps downloaded

Steve_JobsIn the previous post, we’d reported a bloated figure of 600-700K iPad sales on Saturday, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster’s estimate. His earlier forecasted sales of 300k+ units was spot on, with Apple confirming the news in a press release yesterday. This is only the Wi-Fi unit sales with the 3G version expected in a few weeks.

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06 Apr, 2010
Prashanth Shantharam
iPad Sells 600-700K Units on Saturday; App Store Crosses 3K Mark

ipad_salesThis two-fold report covers iPad unit sales and app count on the iPad app store. According to analyst Gene Munster from Piper Jaffray, Saturday sales of iPad ranges between 600,000 to 700,000 units. His initial forecast of 200,000-300,000 proved to be less than half of the first day tablets sold across America. In another statistic from Mobclix, a Mobile Ad Exchange, there are a total of 3122 apps and counting as on Monday morning. The paid to free apps ratio stood at 80-20.

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05 Apr, 2010
Prashanth Shantharam

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