According to research firm IDC predicted in two years will give way to the PC tablets in terms of sales - shipping "pill" in 2015 will grow by 45% - to 332.4 million units, but the PC shipments fall to record levels - by 7.8%. The cost of tablets this year decreased by 11% - up to 381 dollars.
Customers increasingly prefer a more compact and cheaper alternative to Apple iPad: for example, the 7.9-inch iPad mini from the same company, Kindle Fire HD from Amazon, as well as models of Samsung Galaxy. By 2017 - 333 million computers against 410 tablets. As for laptops, their tablets will surpass this year.