Asus netbook ambitions scaled down with iPad's success

Since the iPad was released, it has certainly performed extremely well on the sales front, and it is confirmed that the pie did not get bigger for everyone, much to Asus’s chagrin as they have lowered their netbook shipment estimates for the summer to between 7 and 8 million Eee PCs shipped, despite the period being the usual peak for Eee PC sales. This has indirectly proved the cannibalization of netbook sales due to Apple’s iPad, not to mention upcoming competition from Android-powered tablets as well as future Windows 7 machines. Could the iPad’s advantages such as longer battery life and lightness be decisive factors in it gaining market share even against different devices? Why not read our iPad review to find out more?

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