Tablet Sales Expected To Soar In China

China's appetite for slates could exceed 7 million and show 10-fold growth over the next five years, research firm says.

Stellar sales of Apple's iPad led a global multimedia consulting firm to release a report predicting major growth in China's tablet computer market. A number of domestic manufacturers have been releasing their own competing products to try to take a piece of the tablet pie, and it appears that their greatest hope lies with Google's Android platform.