We asked, you told us: Here’s how often you upgrade your tablet

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There was a time, not too long ago, when phones started transitioning from compact handhelds to 6-inch phablets. That’s when the popularity of tablets started dwindling. Global tablet sales peaked in 2013, but with phones getting more powerful and bigger over time, tablet sales have constantly been declining. It’s clear people aren’t buying as many tablets as before, and it only makes sense because tablets aren’t really daily drivers for most people.