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Are Tablets Dead?

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iPads and Nexus tablet sales are down big on paper. Let's talk tablets. Tech of the Year: Tablets https://youtu.be/h0BSqrfXBjM Video Gear I use: http://amzn.com/lm/R3B571T7PT4PWM?tag=m0494a-20 Intro Track: Ongoing Thing by 20syl, Oddisee ~ http://twitter.com/MKBHD http://google.com/+MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MKBHD http://instagram.com/MKBHD
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Camera Geek (1 day ago)
I’m watching this on my iPad
Ryan Cooper (2 days ago)
There are tablets that are the size of tvs
everything (2 days ago)
Meanwhile, look at ur shirt
Ben-kitty Jones (5 days ago)
I still like a tablet. No matter what anyone says, I will go and then still buy a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3.
Joan Garcia (9 days ago)
I'd like a bezel-less iPad Pro Mini or an iPad Mini 5 that looks like an enlarged iPhone X... it would be sexy and very portable
Cameron S (10 days ago)
only tablet worth getting is a surface. Even then I would get a 2 in 1. If you have the money the surface book.
Chester Jed Uson (12 days ago)
Watching this video on an iPad Air.
Clorox Bleach (14 days ago)
I'm 10 and I have ZTE axon 7 mini phone and tablet Huawei media pad m3 it's just kids and people in school that need one have tableys6
Peter Ford (15 days ago)
Cept for families with kids. Mine are grown but my grandkids use tablets a lot.
Peter Ford (15 days ago)
Cause smart phones are so versatile and convient and carriable that the biggest usage is smart phones. I have a laptop, two tablets,, but the cell is still more convenient,,,
abdel aziz ibrahim (15 days ago)
you are correct. since 2010 i bought tablet twice but smartphone like every other year i change my phone
abdel aziz ibrahim (15 days ago)
i love tablets. love watching movies and utube in a tablet.
Kelvin Brinham (16 days ago)
Yeah my IPad 4 is fine at its 5 years old, becuase i only use it for media consuption
Anew-Wiseman (18 days ago)
At the this video was posted I bought a New Laptop while owning a Note 5. My Samsung Tablet was collecting Dust after that.
Raghavendraa Goswami (18 days ago)
What game were you playing on the ipad?
Hideika (18 days ago)
Man I remember when I got the HTC Sensation I thought it was an awesome huge phone lol
Detox (21 days ago)
Tablets are easier for animators to animate at a lower price
RyanTBSG (22 days ago)
Funny how my 'first' smartphone is.. a tablet xD.. I had a Blackberry and that old Samsung flip phone before that but it's not that 'Smart' xD
ian walker (23 days ago)
The tablet market may have slowed down a little, but I think there are still many people that use/want tablets. However for me personally I love and use the iPad Pro always and think that it is overall more convenient than a laptop, but I understand that for some people they need more than what a tablet can offer.
Maiva La (24 days ago)
ppl aren’t buying as much tablets because they don’t need to. the tablets they have satisfy their needs
Maiva La (24 days ago)
bigger screen for games and youtube and everything nice. tablets are not dead, there are tablets in almost every household with children
Tronesto (24 days ago)
I'm using a tablet right now stupid
Tablet Object (24 days ago)
Tablets aren't dead and im not dead
Ghotyo Locanisyn (25 days ago)
2014 months after the ipad air 2 was announced, i had an iphone 6 (for half a year) and ipad air 2 (for 2 years) got the iphone 6 plus (for 1.5 years) early 2017 got the iphone SE (still got it) and sadly sold my ipad air 2 cause i got a macbook pro 2012 13" (for free) i upgraded it to 8gb ram. so since i got rid of the ipad air 2 i decided to get ipad mini 2 (ocd coz the number 2) but that was a fail, its slow af and i just used the macbook wayyyy more. so in my opinion yeah tablets are kinda dying, i think its the lack of macOS being on the ipad.  what i have in mind is kinda stealing the idea from that windows computer that does it. but imagine your macbook right now, you could just take off the screen part and it does this little reboot/respring and its now functional as an ipad with iOS, touchscreen etc. then you place it back down and its back to being a macbook, cant touch the screen etc. this would nevvvvvvvveeeeerrrr happen cause it basically means instead of buying macbook and ipad you can just have this (which anyway if it did happen, they would just price it the same as what a macbook and ipad together would cost, probably higher)
JammyNarwhal (26 days ago)
Most iPads look fine but iPad Pro just looks ugly too big spaces between apps ugly Apple Pencil charging and its keyboard is ugly and the iPad Pro is just to big.
LES (28 days ago)
Watching this video on my tablet.
netbookeater (28 days ago)
Great summary of the situation
Watching this on a tablet
Thegaminguy 1724 (29 days ago)
I’m watching this on a iPad/tablet
TechThatYT (29 days ago)
I believe the real question is are dead people using tablets.. the answers is no
Noooo poor tablets
Kurt Jensen (30 days ago)
I have a 12 inch iPad the first one they ever made I love it and I could never think of replacing it with a Laptop but there are times I have to use my computer tablets don’t do everything I wish they did. I have in fact written two books on an iPad but had to use my computer to edit my books when they came back from the editor.
TimeToGame NL (1 month ago)
Simple answer: NO
deluxe sauce (1 month ago)
Excuse me sir. The tablet is king for the toilet and bed. I wish I still had one :(
Akshay Kallesh (1 month ago)
Seeing from an IPad (:
Bennett A. Meares (1 month ago)
Still loving my Nexus 9
Weibo Guo (1 month ago)
So only 6 years on lifetime
SpeirsSIK (1 month ago)
Who’s watching on an iPad...?😂 No like seriously 😂 I’m using one.....
Ahmad Danish (1 month ago)
I think tablet is for kids
Ahmad Danish (1 month ago)
I think tablet is not dead
Andrew Leguina (1 month ago)
They never died. That’s the problem, they last forever which is bad for business. Gen 1 ipad still in use every day at my house.
Super Nova (1 month ago)
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Super Nova (1 month ago)
Duck asshole fuckin retards
crashhat69 (1 month ago)
I'm actually replacing my old ass laptop thats falling apart with my first tabet. I just hope my laptop lasts until then
V. Sriram Sundar (1 month ago)
Not at all in case of apple.
StormYT (1 month ago)
Man's not hot So Tablet's not dead
SupremeLeaderMatt (1 month ago)
Apple in 2017 "What's a computer?"
R Paiva (1 month ago)
I prefer my iPad over my phone lol
mark Douglas (1 month ago)
Now hehe there totally dead
Sm00thJAzzer (1 month ago)
Tablets have the processing power of a smartphone but with a bigger screen, and have the portability of a laptop minus the bulk. Its right in between, and is the best of both worlds. Tablets are still being used by students, seniors, and kids. They are not dying anytime soon. Unless we find a way to make laptops more convenient, and hold their processing power, tablets arent going away.
Johnny Li (1 month ago)
I didn't buy one because an iPad pro would have cost as much as an Acer spin 3. I loved my iPad until it's battery went out, and I didn't want to spend $650 on an iPad when I can spend $500 on a laptop that had better specs
Facility of Gaming (1 month ago)
i love the topics man
Kasfoh (1 month ago)
I'm watching this on an iPad
Andrew James Hamilton (1 month ago)
I'm almost finished migrating majority of my uses from my Mac book Pro to my galaxy tab A6 and tbh its eye opening to really get some clarity on what I actually use and need, if only my tab A6 used type c I could have made the jump so much quicker but as of now I'm firmly on the side that tablets are far from dead
kiyo287 (1 month ago)
Definitely agree with this... my iPad 3 is still rocking with my Bluetooth keyboard. Not planning on upgrading anytime soon. I did, however, upgrade my phone three times within the past two years.
comradbro151 (1 month ago)
i still use the OG ipad mini
MAET Studios (1 month ago)
Why don't you review Samsung Galaxy Tablets
ozayevable (1 month ago)
compact phones. hard to find a good one these days
bloo jkl45 (1 month ago)
nah it's 2017 (about to be 2018) and I still use my iPad :)
your pen is mightier (1 month ago)
i guess by tablet you were referring to the mobile ones, like ipads and galaxy tabs or whatever. used those, and laptops, but i like the surface the best. power of a top end laptop but portability more similar to tablet. tablet on crack, essentially. perfect spot for me. hopefully those don't die out.
MUSIC' n MELODY (1 month ago)
cough cough Microsoft surface pro cough cough
Budhista Felicio (1 month ago)
Watching this on my iPad Mini Silver
rock22chic (1 month ago)
Thank you for this video, it was a really smart way of seeing tablets.
Apricot Theory (1 month ago)
"People are buying *fewer* tablets". Not "people are buying _-less-_ tablets". Respect English.
Juan Jimenez (1 month ago)
Most people use tablets as media consumptions. Hence why I use my HD8 Fire tablet.
Ali Amir (1 month ago)
Google should just make a super tablet. Infinity Display tablet, 16mp camera, snapdragon 835, not too big, not too small. The Nexus 7 (2013) was pretty cool
TragestyX (1 month ago)
Speaking of latops. Hp has a 17 inch and a 13 inch envy with the same exact interior specs, but the 13 is $600 more haha.. smaller costs more.
First Name Last Name (1 month ago)
Yeah mines almost out of ba
Superminerxman (1 month ago)
Not if you charge them
Pear CD (1 month ago)
Good video, spot on too.
Reimax (1 month ago)
WHO is Watching this on a Tablet too ?
CubeTV (1 month ago)
The King of dimes (2 months ago)
No thay are not
GreedC (2 months ago)
lol you just described me just now "a casual gamer that just wants a bigger screen but doesn't want to carry a laptop" well I also just don't want to carry a phone and a laptop with me at the same time so I have a 10.1inch tablet that runs both a windows and android OS so I love tablets in this aspect
Infotainment Hub (2 months ago)
*Nooo Not Yet* 😱
collin Richards (2 months ago)
Can somebody explain his shirt?
Gabriel Vielma (2 months ago)
I still use my iPad 3.
Michael Watson (2 months ago)
Mike Benjamin (2 months ago)
Maybe people are happy with there tablets so they keep them more then a year is my thought.The upgrades on tablets are next to (notching.)lol great show as usual.
The Stranger (2 months ago)
In my opinion tablets have a future primarily as accessories to smartphones, the only thing tablets can do that smartphones can't is have a large display.
Rok Kozel (2 months ago)
I dont have computer or laptop, i have smartphone and tablet
Rok Kozel (2 months ago)
I dont have computer or laptop, i have smartphone and tablet
wld0 (2 months ago)
People buy a new smartphone every 1-2 years? Holy shit!
Dbtk boy (2 months ago)
your ha D's are huge no offense
BC A (2 months ago)
im student, my tablet is handwriting notebook. tabs3 under400g, cost near 500$ in korea, can edit pictures, photos and screenshots with notetaking. ipad costs me over 1000$ and i think this its overpay for writing things. tablet is wonderful device.
Ta Blet (2 months ago)
people still use tablets from 4 years ago. tablets only are used for YouTube and browsing. that's it. I still have a 6 year old tablet. gets the job done.
Steve (2 months ago)
I am literally watching this on the iPad Air 2
Azrael Ong Keith (2 months ago)
Get the Honor WaterPlay
rainborn (2 months ago)
I never got a phone :'( I have a Samsung kindle and I'm very responsible and I'm 17 years old
Dylan L (2 months ago)
The thing is people are hanging out to old tablets. There is no need to upgrade tablets all the time, if you just use it to view full size website and youtube videos.
Steven Torrey (2 months ago)
Rumour of these products going by the wayside is vastly over-rated. Let's face it: they have a limited life-span. I have yet to get more than 3 years out of a computer before it dies. Not even four years. Never mind whatever up-grade in product efficiency; the product just does not have a long lifespan. So expect to replace these products on a regular basis. And by now they are as indispensable as the bathroom sink; they are not just luxury items.
Ariana Grande Mad Fan 2 (2 months ago)
I think the tablet is not dead I am getting 1 at Christmas
Benji M. (2 months ago)
Favorite channel on YouTube alongside Unbox Therapy 😁
NoName (2 months ago)
This is a really short sighted video, even for 2016. The tablet is going to stick around because it's the computer for kids and the device you use to read books and post to facebook. A lot of people struggle with the ideal of having both a tablet and a laptop because it does the exact same thing for them. I personally know plenty of people who have wifi, cellphone, and tablet, but no laptop because they don't need one.
Mr. Martell Sincere (2 months ago)
No way. I love tablets
areeb1296 (2 months ago)
That into music is my favorite.
Blocked User (2 months ago)
are you kidding i can do everything i need to do , all day long on my ipad mini and i dont have to squint at a tiny celfone display. Tablet sales are down because the economy and jobs are keeping people from buying a new tablet every time apple releases a new model. I rarely have to boot up my windows machine , maybe once a week for updates and not much more. Tablets are all you need 99% of the time.
Kenny S (3 months ago)
You forgot to mention older people that want to access the internet but have no computer skills and bad eyesight
Karla Diaz (3 months ago)
Meh, I love my iPad Pro, I never use my MacBook anymore
Changer Hobby (3 months ago)
It's hard to play piano tiles

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