What are tablets the best at?
PCs and smartphones have proven themselves to be useful. Tablets, not so much:
- PCs: ~76%
- Smartphones: ~19%
- Tablets: ~5%
Large smartphones are apparently one of the main reasons tablets sales declined. The amount of time people spend on their smartphones instead of their tablets will likely increase as smartphone sizes increase:
Tablets will also face competition from new laptops, set-top boxes, and head-mounted devices.
Tablets remind me a lot of netbooks. People seem to buying them for the novelty rather than the practicality. Steve Jobs once criticized netbooks for not being the best at anything. Smartphones are more portable than tablets, and desktops/laptops are better for productivity. So, what are tablets the best at?