Tablet downsizing trend to quicken in second half of 2013

The shift toward smaller tablets will accelerate in the second half of the year when a slew of tablet makers, including Apple, introduce new models with screens 8 inches or smaller, said Richard Shim, an analyst with DisplaySearch.

Although larger-sized tablets dominated 2012—those 9 inches and larger accounted for 60% of sales last year—the going-small switch has picked up unexpected speed, Shim said.

“In 2013, it is smaller tablet PCs…
PCWorld

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