Now that 2013 is closing in, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is out with estimates for what lies ahead in Q4 and beyond. Analysts there expect plenty of action in most sectors, including 32 million tablets sold. Impressed? Don't be. There's good reason to believe the CEA is downplaying the potential impact of not only Apple's (NAS: AAPL) iPad Mini, but also Amazon.com's (NAS: AMZN) Kindle Fire HD, Google's (NAS: GOOG) Nexus 7, and Microsoft's (NAS: MSFT) Surface. Find out more in the following video.
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