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About the Tablet Report

Discover a multitude of cutting-edge trends while gaining valuable insight on the most innovative handheld and mobile computer devices found in the Tablet Trend Report. Our research delves into the new, but fast-growing world of digital tablet software, devices and applications, featuring products like Blackberry’s Playbook, the Samsung Galaxy Tablet and the iPad from Apple. As the best tablet computers begin to take over the market, it is crucial for electronics companies to focus on consumer trends changing the landscape of the mobile computer industry.

Who It's For

Whether you are a start-up specializing in applications for iPad and Android devices or a global electronics conglomerate, our crowd-sourced data will assist in product development ventures, branding campaigns and market research, while sparking innovation and boosting creativity.

In a world of savvy, technology-minded consumers, it is critical to understand changing developments in this field. Gain valuable consumer knowledge with the Tablet Trend Report.

The Tablet Trend Report, last published on Apr 22, 2015, includes 215 PRO Trends and 1,075 examples of tablet market research and tablet consumer trends related to: touchscreens, applications, tablet software, wireless, devices and tablet trends.

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Our tablet research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced tablet articles and 2,344,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 215 Tablet PRO Trends = 215 Powerpoint Pages Tablet PPT Report
• 1,075 Tablet Examples

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• 151 Tablet Videos (Online) Tablet Videos
• 6,450 Tablet Images (Online) Tablet Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



Sample Tablet Pro Trends

Each Tablet PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online tablet articles, videos and images. Examples:

Dual-Purpose Care Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment Implications - Entertaining infants and toddlers can be quite the challenge, particularly while on the go, prompting parents to turn to infant products that are multifunctional and more engaging. Offering strollers and baby seats that double as toys as well as integrate media devices, retailers are providing a way to distract and entertain infants in a way that maintains a level of care and comfort while on the go.
Dual-Purpose Care
Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Physical Appification Apps are enhanced with physical features to enhance sensory engagement Implications - While online games and mobile apps offer consumers entertainment while on the go, a lack of physical engagement can often make the process less stimulating. Combining mobile technology with traditional methods of play, brands are creating products that interact with online apps, helping to enhance digital activities with added sensory features.
Physical Appification
Apps are enhanced with physical features to enhance sensory engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Service Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks Implications - As a priority for customization in retail continues to dominate, a desire for heightened convenience has typically time-consuming services receiving a mobile redesign. Eliminating the need for a skilled representative, retailers are making things like getting a manicure or customizing drinks more efficient through compact, automated kiosks. This allows consumers to receive the same level of customization in a more flexible and efficient way.
Automated Service
Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Sustainable Tech Tech packaging is adjusted to reflect consumers' eco-consciousness Implications - Tech products are often heavily packaged in ways that can be wasteful, a fact which doesn't sit well with the eco-conscious consumer. In order to appeal to this growing subset of the consumer population, many tech brands have made the switch to eco-friendly packaging. This switch signifies the pervasiveness of the eco movement, which has consumers demanding sustainable solutions from all industries -- even industries that are as integral to their lives as tech.
Sustainable Tech
Tech packaging is adjusted to reflect consumers' eco-consciousness
5 Examples + Score + Implications


In-Store Projected Projected displays create whimsy, interactivity and prestige Implications - As consumers become more and more exposed to multimedia entertainment, it becomes increasingly difficult to capture their attention through advertising and retail displays. Projected displays add a multi-sensory, interactive element to branding that not only captures attention, but creates more opportunity for brand interaction.
In-Store Projected
Projected displays create whimsy, interactivity and prestige
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Inclusive Tech Multi-sensory gadgets allow everyone to enjoy the world wide web Implications - Though in the past, tech for the blind or deaf was rooted solely in functional assistance, the rise of tech as entertainment sees inclusive gadgets made solely for the purpose of fun. This shows that in today's tech society, leading a rich life with an impairment is easier than ever before.
Inclusive Tech
Multi-sensory gadgets allow everyone to enjoy the world wide web
9 Examples + Score + Implications


Convenient Crowdfunding As microlending becomes more popular, consumers demand services on the go Implications - Putting a project or product up for open funding by consumers is a mutually beneficial system that particularly suits Millennials for whom community is a priority. Further tailoring to the younger demographic, it seems crowdfunding is becoming more convenient, with apps and tools that allow for on-the-go lending. The convergence of these ideas assists in hyper-targeting this elusive group.
Convenient Crowdfunding
As microlending becomes more popular, consumers demand services on the go
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Sound Conversion Consumers convert sound from unexpected objects for creative allure Implications - Moving beyond classic instrumental sounds, brands are turning to conversion technology to transform unexpected elements into one-of-a-kind beats. Using apps and kits to convert everyday household objects and even your own voice into music, consumers are customizing and creating content in an unconventional way.
Sound Conversion
Consumers convert sound from unexpected objects for creative allure
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 209 more Tablet PRO Trends and 1,075 examples!



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