Heres an overlooked reason why ipad in general has 78% of the tablet market share

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  1. Tapmyapple

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    I think many know but just dont mention it often. I know ive been told this by a lot of moms and parents i know including my sister who both her, her hubby and their 6yr old girl all have an ipad.

    KIDS!!!! Its the perfect toy for kids to play with! Whether its games, movies, their kids shows in the car, educational needs, reading. You name it.

    And thats why i guess apple went with a 10.9" LCD screen size. Cause anything smaller and it would be too smaller for most kids.
     
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    I wonder if the marketing department at Apple is aware of this???
     
  3. Tapmyapple

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    Doubt it.
     
  4. iPadCharlie

    iPadCharlie iPad Super Guru

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    Really? From Day 1, Steve Jobs presented this new tablet as a "family friendly" device.

    Shortly after iBooks came out, they began posting the top downloaded books but then quickly had to edit this list when they realized there were "adult" titles in the list!
     
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    f4780y Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I wish I'd had £500 toys when I was a boy...
     
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    There weren't any $600 toys when I was 6
    Having a color TV was a big deal back then
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    forget £500 toys, £500 in cash back in those days lasted a heck of a lot longer than now
     
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    Toys?!! We Brits had to make do with cardboard boxes to play with!!

    Tim
     
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    I'm reminded of my grandfather who told us he built my current family home for £480... Twas 1948 though...
     
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    Just shoot me.
     
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    I know.... after he built the house he put carpeting in the "loo" and the next year he put carpeting inside the house!
     
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    And you walked to/from school uphill both ways.

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    The appeal to kids explains some of why tablets are doing well, but does it really explain why the iPad is dominating the tablet market?
     
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    tzimisce iPad Addict

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    Because of the lack of a viable alternative?
     
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    There are a lot more tablet pcs in the market than iPad variants
     

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