Pew research institute:
Tablet ownership grew from 5 percent to 8 percent over the same period. Tablet ownership had been climbing “relatively quickly” through Nov. 2010, Pew said, but growth was virtually flat from January to May, growing from only from 7 percent to 8 percent.
I’ve seen just as many, if not more, Kindles than iPads this summer. I tried to read with an iPad outdoors but found the sun to make the experience annoying. The e-ink display just looks superior when reading books. It will be interesting to see where Amazon decides to take their tablet, and whether or not a matte based tablet is possible.
Imagine a tablet design where 3/4 of the screen was the display and the bottom 1/4 was an all glass display that would change depending on the app one was in. Otherwise, it could be used for notifications.