Sunday, September 25, 2011

Amazon New Tablet this week?

Here is an excerpt from an article at Inc. has slated a news conference for Wednesday, and media speculation focuses on the prospect that the Internet retailing major will unveil a tablet computer to compete with Apple Inc.’s market-dominating iPad.

A new Kindle tablet would combine the retailer’s prominent electronic-book reader with connection to Amazon’sAMZN +0.17%  offerings of MP3 music and digital videos.
And the media talk says the tablet will run on Google Inc.’s GOOG +0.93%  Android operating system, which means access to the Android applications at Amazon’s app store.
The Wall Street Journal’s sources say the new tablet will have a roughly 9-inch screen; other reports say a 7-inch or 10-inch display is likely.

Early this month, reported that the Kindle tablet will have a 7-inch full-color screen and start at $250, half the cost of the cheapest iPad. Other analysts talk about $300 or less, reports say. 

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