Author: Maureen Shaffer
In a recent survey, Silicon Alley Insider asked 855 iPad users which computing device they primarily use for “personal computing.” The #1 choice was the iPad at 37%–a full 10 percentage points ahead of laptops at the #2 position. The results were featured in the following SAI chart of the day:
This data seems to make sense; the iPad’s capabilities center around media consumption, web browsing and social networking. However, as other 2011 statistics denote, the iPad is also gaining huge momentum as a business tool. Companies worldwide are deploying iPads into their customer-facing workflows.
So what is the future of the iPad? Personal consumption device? Sales presentation device? The next generation of mobile computers? We would love to hear your feedback.
- CHART OF THE DAY: The iPad Is Becoming The Only “PC” That Matters (AAPL, MSFT) (businessinsider.com)
- 5 Great iPad Apps for Field Sales Forces (goodpromotionalpractices.com)