The Context It might seem like Apple's iPad is leading the tablet space, but it's not true. With Google, Samsung and others now competing for space, it's far from decided.
Apple's iPad isn't dominant—yet Apple's iPad: Performing extremely well in stores. Apple has sold more than 3 million iPads since the device launched earlier this year. That doesn't mean that the iPadis dominating the market. iPadis the first success in the tablet space. Going forward, another, more-capable device could supplant it.
The Android Juggernaut Android OS slow reaction to tablets. Late Start Performed poorly compared with Apple's device. A slew of Android-based products are coming. Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) will be the strongest contender to Apple iOS and is coming early next year When that happens, expect a major battle between the firms.
Others are gearing up Samsung has fired the leading Salvo with Galaxy Tablet Motorola, Blackberry and many more to follow The Indian Tablet @ $35 is expected to be a game changer in terms of massification
Markets still in Infancy Apple iPad has heralded dawn of Tablets Taken Pole position in terms of standards and design Market as it's known today will be jolted by new ideas and changing consumer desire. Innovation and Game changers will be part of the game
iPad: Outstanding, not Ideal iPad: Set the standard. However, far from ideal Can’t Multitask iPad will need to offer a better value proposition if it is to dominate the tablet space
Far from Mainstream Growth and Interest observed in Tablets has been exponential The Tablet trend is individual consumer specific Enterprise adoption of tablets will drive volumes Enterprise adoption will be key to mainstream and volumes
Enterprise: Undecided yet Enterprise is an interesting space. Big Revenue Opportunity, Most Inertia prone Too early to predict the tablet's future in enterprise.
CISCO: A wild card (I) Keys to Tablets’ acceptance in Enterprise Cisco Cius: Android Based Tablet Cater to Enterprise consumers Cius’s success could be instrumental in enterprises’s adoption of the Tablet
Chrome: A wild card (II) Chrome Web-based OS option Web-based OS untested in customer domains If successful, it could turn the world of Tablets upside down Make all current devices obsolete
Smartphones: Wild Card (III) While Tablets and Smartphones are two different Markets It might not be true after-all Both deliver mobility, increase productivity and are based on same OSs One could the others killer Limited budgets may drive Smartphone adoption Limiting chances of a Tablet Both in Consumer and Enterprise space