Outlook: Increase in Planned Tablet Purchases
May 3, 2012
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The number of consumers looking to purchase tablet computers during the next six months increased in the second quarter of 2012, according to a Consumer Electronics Association report.

Currently, 20% of U.S. adults online owns a tablet computer, and more than two-thirds of online consumers plan to buy a tablet in the future. An increasing number of such consumers now plan to but their tablet within six months: 15% as of March 2012, up five percentage points from January.

The report found than online conversations about tablets are - as in previous reports - still overwhelmingly positive. Entertainment and reading books remain the most common tablet activities.

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