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Annual global demand for tablet PCs to rise to 50m units in 2-3 years

As demand for smart handheld devices continues to grow, global sales of tablet PCs are expected to quickly increase to 50 million units per year in 2-3 years, with open-platform vendors expected to have a combined global market share three to four times that of the Apple iPad, according to Acer chairman JT Wang, who is also president of the Taipei Computer Association.