In March we wrote an article in our blog on future devices that compete with the iPhone - many other devices were ready for release in 2010. And now we’re in the second half of 2010, would be beneficial to do a review of the situation. Were accurate predictions of the first reports of 2010 on the major changes in the new competition and have come to fruition?
A recent report by Forrester projected that the tablets began to outsell netbooks by 2012
This graph shows how where Forrester research sees the market heading:
Therefore, this information allows us to see clearly that there is a great opportunity for iPhone and other devices to increase their market share of PC sales How long will it take for the competence of a battle to make devices iPad?
Matt Burns from CrunchGear seems disappointed with the competition “’It’s really sad, while iPad provides the masses with Luddite-approved IOS, others yearn for superior usability and none of the tablets have considered this claim to meet those needs. “
TechCrunch’s article provides an interesting and comprehensive report on the position of the competitors of iPad. Of the 13 new devices should hit the market in 2010, 3 of them have been delayed including the highly anticipated Notion Ink Adam and the HP Slate and at least one was dismissed.
There are other devices that have been launched and are currently available, such as Modbook, Viliv X70 tablet PC and Archos 9 Viliv S10 Blade, but not yet seem to compete with the ease of use of the iPad. Matt Burns expresses’ The hardware could be more impressive, but the iPhone provides a great user experience and that is usually the most important feature of a secondary computing device. ‘If we consider the past even a few years ago would have been hard to believe that the best-selling computing device would not even have an advertising hardware. It’s all about user experience ‘.