Could tablets eventually cannibalize smartphone sales? In spite of the obvious arguments against...

|By:, SA News Editor

Could tablets eventually cannibalize smartphone sales? In spite of the obvious arguments against the idea - a tablet can't fit in your pocket, and holding one against your ear is uncomfortable - it's gaining believers, thanks to the popularity of 7" tablets and Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) 5.3" Galaxy Note (just passed 10M sales), as well as video-calling and VoIP tablet apps. Samsung is reportedly prepping a 5.8" device that would further blur the line between smartphone and tablet.