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Number of U.S. tablet owners to double by early 2012: report

Despite the hype, tablets are still most accurately described as a ‘niche‘ market. But that market is expected to grow really, really fast.

That’s according to a study (PDF) conducted by the Online Publishers Association (OPA) and Frank N. Magid Associates, which sees 54m Americans owning or using tablets by early 2012, up from 28m today.