U.S. survey: impact of tablet purchase on desktop PC use 2011

This statistic depicts tablet owners' answers to a question of whether purchasing a new tablet had an impact on the use of their desktop computer. In 2011, 32 percent of the respondents stated that they used their desktop PC less frequently than before the tablet purchase.

Impact of tablet purchase on use of a desktop computer in the United States in 2011

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Release date

May 2011


United States

Survey time period


Special properties

Tablet PC owners

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The data stems from a survey of 12,000 respondents. The statistic shows only respondents who answered that they had purchased a tablet PC. The source does not provide detailed information regarding the respondents.

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