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Netbooks to grab 17% of portable market in 2010

Netbooks to remain strong in 2010

| Laptops News | Posted: Nov 23, 2009 5:02 pm

If you read the notebook and netbook reviews that I write here at TweakTown you know that I think most netbooks are the same. They all have very similar performance and mostly the same hardware. A few machines are setting themselves apart with somewhat better performance and things like Ion graphics, but they are still very similar.


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Netbooks are so popular today because of their low price and the poor economy. Users buy what they can afford. One analyst believes that next year will be big for netbooks with the machines taking 17% of the portable PC market in 2010. The analyst believes that 28 million netbooks will ship.


At the same time, smartbooks are predicted to grab 3.6% of the market with 6 million units shipped. That leaves the traditional notebook with 79.4% of the market and shipping along the lines of 131 million units next year.



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