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Tablets Will Overtake Netbooks by 2012

If Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty's prediction is correct, then netbooks have seen their day in the sun come and go already, and tablets, led by the iPad, are well on their way to replacing netbooks as a secondary computing device. So what does Huberty predict? Enterprise Mobile Today looks into her claims.


Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty has raised her projections on not only Apple's iPad but the tablet market in general, predicting that tablets will outsell netbooks by 2012 as Apple ramps the iPad production and other vendors join the fray.

The prediction came in a research note on Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), which actually lost a little ground on Wall Street following the Monday iPhone announcements at the Worldwide Developer Conference. The stock opened the week at $255 but fell to $251 on Monday and closed Wednesday at $243.

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Mobile Computing Trend: Tablets Will Supplant Netbooks by 2012