US Tablet Users and Penetration, by Generation

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Millions
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% Change
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% of Internet Users
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% of Population
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% of Total
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Source: eMarketer

Note: individuals who use a tablet at least once per month; Gen Z are individuals born between 1997 and 2012; millennials are individuals born between 1981 and 1996; Gen X are individuals born between 1965 and 1980; baby boomers are individuals born between 1946 and 1964

Additional Note: Tablets are touchscreen devices with a color display ranging 5-14 inches, a Wi-Fi connection or mobile data plan and an advanced operating system such as Android, BlackBerry, iOS or Windows. Though some have detachable keyboards, touch is the primary interface. Excludes devices with a cellular voice connection. Examples include Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPad, Google Nexus 7 or 10, Microsoft Surface and Samsung Galaxy Tab. Tablet user figures in millions may not add up to total due to rounding.

Methodology: Estimates are based on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies, sales projections, historical trends, company-specific data, and demographic and socioeconomic factors.

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