Tablet Takeover, More Than 1 in 3 Americans Own a Tablet Computer

The speed at which a technology can become ubiquitous is sometimes utterly astounding. According to a recent report, over a third of Americans now own tablets, and that number is only going to rise.  Among consumers aged 18 to 34, tablet ownership is even more common, with over half of Americans in this key demographic owning a tablet. What began as an Apple revolution has blossomed with competition furiously keeping pace, as Android-based devices now account for 59% of tablets sold. Even more impressive is according to the report, 68% of US adults plan to purchase a tablet computer at some point in the future.  These increases fall in line with a number of major consumer tech trends; namely the continued mobilization of technology.


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