Tablet ownership is skyrocketing in Canada, a new report on tech trends has found.
According to the Media Technology Monitor, which conducts regular surveys to track the use of tech, has found that a whopping 28% of anglophone Canadians now own a tablet.
This rate of adoption is remarkably explosive. It’s more than double the ownership rate of 12% found in late 2011. And it’s seven times the 4% figure found in late 2010, the year that Apple first introduced the iPad. Last year, Apple launched the iPad Mini, which accelerated adoption.
Adoption is significantly less prevalent among francophones, however. Just 17% currently own a tablet. They are also less likely than anglophones to own smartphones.