5 years ago, the idea of offering your employees a small tablet device to work, access the Internet, communicate with your workmates and keep your calendar was not even in the minds of most business owners. Nowadays, over 30% of people who own tablets use their gadget daily, and more than 96% of them downloaded apps last year to extend the functionality of their devices.
Tablet PC such as the Xperia™ Tablet offer modern technology users the flexibility they need for both work and play. You can watch videos, check out your emails, or use an app to show a client a contract that can be digitally signed right away. The leap forward this represents for productivity and businesses surpassed even the most optimistic estimates when the first Tablet PC models came to the market.
Nowadays, both consumers and businesses use them. Advanced models such as the Xperia™ Tablet are a cost-effective replacement for a computer when you are on the go and require quick access to data, media and emails, and can play high definition media and audio easily. In fact, 67% of the time PC tablets are used is away from the home, surpassing its use at home by a wide margin.
Tablet PCs have also changed the way we consume information: 41% of people check their news on their tablets, and 50% say they check their emails, with a whopping 71% of users preferring to read ebooks on tablets instead of their desktop computers or even mobile phones. For businesses working online, having their content available in a format that can be read by popular tablet devices is key to increasing sales.
This infographic, "Tablet generation: what we do with our tablets", shows some surprising data about how much tablet PCs are now part of our lives.
Do you own a Tablet PC? And do you use it for work, fun or both?