According to WitsView, 8-inch displays will rule the tablet scene this year at 11.9% market share, compared to yesteryear's 2.6% market share. By year's end, it'll be almost 18%.
Apple broke the trend for smaller 7-inch tablets with their iPad mini, which is just under 8-inches, and now others are ditching the 7-inch model for a slightly bigger screen size. One of those devices is the newer Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 released last month. While the specs of the two tablets are almost identical, the Galaxy Note 8.0 wins, primarily due to the tablet's ability to incorporate both work and play in a... more