Are tablets finally doing a number on the e-reader market? Pac Crest's Chad Bartlev has...


Are tablets finally doing a number on the e-reader market? Pac Crest's Chad Bartlev has dramatically slashed his 2012 forecast for Kindle (AMZN) e-reader sales to 12.3M from 24M, after his checks indicate Q1 component orders "have fallen more than 75% from initial expectations." Bartlev's Kindle Fire forecast is unchanged at 14.9M, though he notes component orders have fallen 11% since February. (previously)

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  • RK
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    Steve Jobs is right that people are not that interested in reading.

     

    Second observation: when is the last time you find in a Starbucks or on a plane where there are more people using a e-reader than iPad? I have not seen it in quite a while. (Note: I fly about twice a month.)
    19 Mar 2012, 01:27 PM Reply Like
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