Indian tablet usage trends

3 out of 4 Indian users claim portability / mobility as the trigger to purchase a tablet, said a survey by CyberMedia Research (CMR).

The survey that tracked 3,600 respondents (including 1200 non-users) across the country said that accessing social networking sites and entertainment ‘on the go’ being their preferred activities.

51 percent of tablet users spend more than two hours a day on their device.

Around 40 percent consumers use their tablets for chatting, messaging and email several times a day.

18 percent of tablet users have paid for the apps that they use – a positive signal to the developer community to create more India-specific apps for the country.

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78 percent of the respondents surveyed were of the opinion that there is a still some way to go before the tablet becomes the primary computing device

Nearly 10 percent of non-users indicated a strong interest to own a Tablet in the coming year

Satisfaction seems to peak for tablets in Rs 5,000 to 10,000 price range as well as 20,000 and above price bracket.

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