Favorite Integrator Tablets 2017

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Sep 11, 2017

What percentage of integrators use tablets? Which tablets do they prefer? Apple? Android? Windows?

Tablets have become popular integrator tools for sales, install, and documentation, replacing both laptops and pen/paper for many tasks. To see just how many integrators have adopted tablets and which ones they prefer, we asked:

What, if any, tablet do you use at work? If so, what do you most commonly use it for?

Details from 147 integrator responses inside.

**** ********** ** *********** *** *******? ***** ******* ** **** prefer? *****? *******? *******?

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**** **** *****-******** ** ********** *** **** *** *******, **** just **% ********* **** ** *** *** ***.

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* ******* ** *************/***** **** ********* ** *********, *** *****'* iPad *** ******* **** *******, ******** ** ******* *** ********* Surface.

******** ********* ****** **********, ***** *** **** ******* ***** *********** **** *** ******* population (~**% ** *********** ***** ******* **. ~**% **** ** Q2 ****), **** ******* ******* ***** *** **** *******.

**** *******, *********'* ******* ****** ** *** **** ******* ***** integrators **** ******* *********, ~**% ** *********** ***** ******* **. less **** *% ** ******* ****.

Apple **** **** ****** ** ***

*** **** ****** ****** **** ** *********** *** *****'* ****. Users ******* *** *** ******* ************ ** **** **** **** other *********, ** **** ** **********/******* ******* ** ***** * full ***** **.

  • "* **** *** ** ********** **** ***** *** ** **** an ****. ***** *********** **** ******* ** **** ******* *** Apple. ** *** **** ****** *** **** *********** *** ***** lists. **** *** *** **** *********, **** ********* *** *** iPad ** *** **** ** ** ******* *** ** *** punch **** ************* ******* ** *** ***** ***** ** ********** systems. ** **** **** *** **** ** ***** **** *** own *************. *** ***** *** **** **** ** *** *** focus ******* **** *** **** ******** *******."
  • "**** *** *******/****** ********** ******** *********. ***** *** *** *********** to ** **** ********** *** ********** **** **** ******** *** field ***** **** ****** ** ***** ** * ******* **** and *** ******** **** ***********."
  • "**** **** * ** **** ** **** **** *** ***** using ******** ***. **** *** ** *** **** ******** ** aim *******."
  • "* *** ** **** ***. * ****** *** ** *** site ***** ********* *** **** ** ********* ******** **** *****/*******. This ******* *** ******* ** ******* * ******* **** **** with *** ********** ********** *** ******* *** ******* **** * will ****** ********."
  • "****. ** *** ** *** ****** ******** ***** **** ** living **-****** *** ************, ******* *** ***** ************. ***** ** every *** ** **** ** *** *** (*** ****** ** carry ******) *** *** ******* **** ***** * ****** ****** so *** ** ***** **** *** ***** ****** *** *** it ** *** **** ****. ***** ** **** ******* **'* "easier" *** ** **** **** **** **** ****** ** *****. At *** *** ** *** ***, **** *** ** *** exact **** ***** *** ** ******** ** * *******/****** ********."
  • "* ********* *** *** **** *** ... ******* **** ******, all *** ** ****** **** ** ** ******** ****** *****. We **** **** ** **** *** *** ***** ** ******* walk ***** ** ******** ******** ***. *** ****** **** ** much ****** ** **** **** ****** ****. ******* ***** ***** use ********* ******* *******. ***** ***** *** *****, ****** ** an ****** ********* *** **** *********, *******, ***. ** ******* which **** **** **** ** ******* *** *********."
  • "****. * *** ** *** **** ******* *** ** ***** mobile *** **** **** **** **. * **** **** *** set ** ** ** ****. **** **** **** * **** the ***, **** ** **** **** ***** ** **, **** give ******* *** ********."
  • "** **** ** *** ***** *** ******** ******** *** **** surveys. ******** *** ** *** **** *** **** ******* **** it ****** * **** ** **** ** ******** *** ***** pictures **** *** ******* *** ************* *****. ** *** **** able ** ****** * ******** *** ******* ******** ***** **** there." (*** *** **** ** ********)
  • "***** **** *** **.*" (*** ***) **** ***** ****** *** for **** ******* *** ******* ** ******** *** ****** ********. Also *** ** **** ******* *** *** ***** ** ******* to *********."

Next **** ******: ** ******* ** ***

**** *********** ****** *** *** *** *** ****** ** ***, with **** ********** **** ****** ****** **** **** ******* ** carrying ** ********** ******, ********** **** ********** ****** ***** ********** in *** **** *** *****.

  • "****** *** ******* ****...** **** ** **** *** * "****" iPad **** **** **** ****** ** **** *** ********* ***** see *** ******* ** ******* **** *** ****** ***, *** they *****'* ****** *** **** ******* ***** ******* ****** ******* device. **** **** ********* ** **** ******** *** *** ** their ******** ****** *******."
  • "***'* ***. **** *****, ***** ** ****'* *** ******. **** things ******* ** ******** **** *** *** ******* ** ****** change ******* **. * ***** ****** ** *** **** *********."
  • "** **** ** ** **** ******* *** *** ** *** more ********** ***** ***** ******* *** ****** **** **** ******."
  • "* ** *** *** * ******. *** * ** *** an ****** * **** ***** ** * *******. * **** used **********, ********* ****** ****, *** ***** ****** ******* **** on **."
  • "*** *** **** **** *********** ***** ** *****."
  • "****, * ***** *** * ********** ** ********* ***** *** camera *** ** ********* ***** **."
  • "****, ********* ***** **** ***** *** ***** ******* *****."
  • "* ***'* *** ******* ********* *** ***** ** **** ** us ******* ****."

Android *******

****, *********** ********* ******* *******, **** ******* *** **** ************ with ******** ********. ******** *********** ***** ***** ***** ***** (******** to ****) ** * ******.

  • "******* ****** *** *. **** ** ******** **** ******, **** pictures, *** *** ** *******"
  • "******* ****** **** **.* ****** ***** *** *********, ****** ******** of *****, ** *******, *** ****** ********* ** **** ** the ********/************* *******."
  • "*******, ****** ** ********* *******, ***** & ****** ***."
  • "* *** ******* *******. * **** *** ** *** ***** presentation *** ** ****, ******** ***** ****** ** ******, *** testing *********** **** **** ** **** *******."
  • "** ******* **** * *" ******* ****** ******. ** **** the *** *** *** *** ** *** *** *** *** tablet ** **** *** ******* ****** ******** ** ***********."
  • "*******-*****. **** *** ********** ******* **********/*********** *** ***** ***** **** report ******** **** * ******** *** ********* ******** (**** *** one *******)."
  • "******* *****.... **** ** ** ***** *** **** *****, ** better **** ****"
  • "******* - ******* - *** *********** ***** *****://***.***-*******.***"

Microsoft *******

******** ** ******* ****** *****, ********* ******* ******* *** *** best, **** ******** *********** ********** **** ** ** ***** *****'* only ******, *** ** *** ********* ** **** ***** ******* OS ******* ** **** ******* ***/*******.

  • "********* ******* *** ****** ***********. *** **** ******* ******** ******** with *** ***/****** ****** *** ******* ** **** **** ** floorplans, **** *****, *** -- **'* **********. ** *** ** favorite *** **** **** ****."
  • "** **** ******** ** ******* *** **. ********** **** ***** to *********** *** **** ** ***** **** ********* ******. *** office ** ***** *** ******** ** ** **** ** **** in * ******* ** ******** **** **** **** *** ** and **** **** *******."
  • "******* *** * ***** ** **** ** * ******. * use ** *** ********** ** *******, ***'*, ***. * **** an **** **** * *** ********* **** ******** ******** *** a **** *******. ****'* **** ***'* **** **** ********* ******* making ***** ******* *******. *** ******* ** ******** *** ***** has * **** ** *** * ****** *********. **'* **** I'm ****** **** ****** ****."
  • "********* ******* ***. **'* ** **** ***** *** ********* *** I *** *** ****** ******* ********** **** ***** **** *******. Also **** *** ***** *** *************."
  • "** *** ****** ********* ******* ******'*. *** ***** *** **** in *** ***** ** ************ ***** *** *******."
  • "*** ***** *** *** ******* *** **** * ******* ******* for ****** *******, **** **** *** *****."
  • "********* ******* **** *** **** *** ********** **** *********** ******* to ********* *** ***"

*** **** **** ** **** ***** *** ** ****** *** interfaces **** **** ** **** **** ******* ** ********* * factor ** **** **************** ********.

Comments (7)

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