IDC on tablet PCs

In 2003, a total of 500,000 tablet PCs will be sold around the globe, which represents about 1 percent of the total portable PC market. But, by 2007, IDC forecasts that the tablet PC could account for well over 20% of the portable market.

In 2003, a total of 500,000 tablet PCs will be sold around the globe, which represents about 1 percent of the total portable PC market. But, by 2007, IDC forecasts that the tablet PC could account for well over 20% of the portable market. Microsoft has more than a 90% share of the market for PC operating systems.