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Tablet app revenue could pass smartphones by 2018

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Mar 2013, 21:02

The smartphone market obviously has something of a jump on tablets. Smartphones have been something of a natural evolution from feature phones, but tablets are a much more "new" segment of products. But, at least as far as app revenue is concerned, at least one analyst believes that we'll see tablets surpassing smartphones by 2018...

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posted on 16 Mar 2013, 04:26

1. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

There are many apps that have much more sense on a phone than on tablet, and vice versa.
But overall I think this has some point to it IF they put the 5.5'' + devices into a tablet category

posted on 16 Mar 2013, 07:07

2. Even4steven (Posts: 43; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)

I am not so sure I agree, if it is just apps. Do books, movies, magazine and other media revenue count as app purchases?

For me, my phone is a 24/7 device and my tablet a couch-time luxury.

posted on 16 Mar 2013, 15:48 1

3. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

5 years is too lo0ng a time to predict anything in computing world.

posted on 18 Mar 2013, 06:16

4. Astro551 (Posts: 46; Member since: 18 Dec 2011)

amen to that.

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