Hot product: Tablet PCs most searched electronics on Global

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Posted on: 1 Aug 2012

Tablet PCs have held the top spot among consumer electronics, computer, security and telecom products on the Global Sources website for the past 10 months.

Hot product: Tablet PCs most searched electronics on Global Sources for 10 months in a row The line has dominated online buyer inquiries for close to one year. Interest spiked in early-2012, spurred by the launch of the new iPad. Tablet PCs have held the top spot among consumer electronics, computer, security and telecom products on the Global Sources website for the past 10 months. Inquiries for 1H 2012 have soared more than 130 percent YoY. Searches hit their highest for the first time in March, right around the release of the new iPad. Tablet PCs first broke into Global Sources' top 10 electronics products in August 2010. Buyer inquiries then jumped more than 120 percent from the month before, boosting the category to ninth spot after ranking 27th in July. It has been an upward journey since then. On the supply side, China makers continue to widen their selections to ride on the worldwide popularity of tablet PCs. In June, the category led supplier product postings among all consumer electronic, computer, security and telecom devices on the Global Sources website. In the months ahead, suppliers will launch more tablet PCs with LED-backlit panels to match the "green" trend. At present, models with such displays represent less than 15 percent of production. By 2015, the share is expected to surpass 60 percent. Read the full report on Hot product: Tablet PCs most searched electronics on Global Sources for 10 months in a row. Global Sources is a leading B2B portal and a primary facilitator of trade with China manufacturers and India suppliers, providing essential sourcing information to volume buyers through our e-magazines and trade shows.
Posted: 01 August 2012

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