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Survey: e-reader adoption outpacing tablets in the U.S.

By Jos
Jun 29, 2011
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  1. The number of people in the U.S. who own an e-reader such as Amazon's Kindle or Barnes & Noble's Nook has doubled in the past six months, according to a Pew…

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  2. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 870   +129

    I got an Amazon Kindle for graduation this past May. I don't see myself owning a tablet until maybe early 2013.
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,291   +263

    We've got two NookColors in my home - one for my daughter and one for my wife. No tablets though.
  4. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,334   +382

    "The number of people in the U.S. who own an e-reader such as Amazon's Kindle or Barnes & Noble's Nook has doubled in the past six months..."

    That is an incredible statistic.
  5. interesting, but I wonder how many of those nooks are pretending to be tablets by running android
  6. RLJSlick

    RLJSlick Newcomer, in training

    No kidding since eBooks are about a 1/3 the price of tablets, no duh!
  7. e-readers seem to have a real purpose, while tablets don't have a real market yet. They may look cool but don't really deliever, kind of like netbooks. Time will tell how everything settles out.


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