Android Tablet Computers Winning Fans

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    Leah Gabriel Nurik

Brand Loyalty Strong for Android

Brand Loyalty Strong for Android

Android has won legions of fans, and they are loyal. Almost one-quarter of Americans surveyed said they would buy an Android-based tablet. One out of two existing Android phone owners showed a preference to purchase Android tablets.
Apple's iPad tablet computer completely changed the PC marketplace, seemingly overnight. Apple's success with the tablet form factor for a computer has turned the tablet computer into a mainstream technology product – a portable computer for the masses. And it's clear the tablet appeals to the masses. Apple is quick to point out that its iPad device sold more than 2 million units in less than 60 days after the product launch. But, who will benefit in the long run from Apple's popularization of the tablet form factor? Android tablets. A new survey shows a growing hunger for tablets based on the Android operating system. SAP's Sybase arm's new survey points to the growing threat Android tablets pose to iPad's dominant position. Here's a look.
This article was originally published on 2010-09-28