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Although there are far fewer tablets in existence than there are smartphones, Ipads, Samsung and Nexus tabs are already changing online shopping.
In some arenas — such as the conversion rate of visiting users into actual shoppers, and the average amount they spend — tablets are already at parity with old fashioned desktop computer shopping.
Monetate, a company that optimizes ecommerce sites, examined a sample of 100 million online shopping experiences to produce this data on the way tablets are replacing smartphones as shopping devices — and even threatening the dominance of the desktop.
See how tablets have changed online shopping here.