Amazon’s 10-inch tablet won’t be in stores until after the holidays, according to Digitimes. The Taiwanese site cites “sources from upstream component suppliers.” The report says that the company plans to have a version of its tablet with a seven-inch screen out by October, priced at around $300.
Production of the 10-inch model will begin in the first quarter of 2012, DigiTimes reports.
For the moment, the iPad retains its hold on the tablet market. HP’s TouchPad flopped, until they adopted a liquidation plan one step removed from handing devices out on street corners. The Amazon tablet is expected to price in somewhere below the iPad, and HP’s misfire seems to indicate that there is a market for tablets with the capabilities of an iPad at a lower price.
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