After nearly five years of growth, the tablet market has officially stalled. According to research firm IDC, tablet sales fell 3.2% year over year in the 2014 holiday quarter, with even bigger drops coming from market leaders Apple and Samsung.
The tablet’s biggest problem? The smartphone. The tablet’s older, smaller cousin has quietly started doing all of the tablet’s jobs—and in some cases, the smartphone is just flat-out better. So let’s run down six reasons why 2015 is a great time to trade in your old tablet for a modern, big-screen smartphone.