Samsung And Everyone Else To Flood Markets With Tablets

Well, as remarkable as shipments of Android/Linux were in 2013, that was just a trickle compared to what’s in store for 2014. Now that the sharks have tasted blood a feeding frenzy of OEMs seeking out every last consumer on the planet with every size, feature and price possible:
“Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to flood the tablet market with several different sized models including 7-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch in 2014 and will price its new 7-inch model, the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite at US$129 to attract consumers, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.”

More than a billion consumers have an Android/Linux device. Android/Linux could double its installed base in 2013. Chromebooks took 25% of the USA market for mobile personal computers. Chromebooks are now being pushed globally as trouble-free, cheap, fast tools for browsing the Internet, taking pictures and staying in touch. What will Wintel do? Raise prices and increase spending on advertising…

See Samsung to flood market with tablets in 2014; to offer new 7-inch tablet at US$129.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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2 Responses to Samsung And Everyone Else To Flood Markets With Tablets

  1. dougman says:

    Same. Samsung tablets and phones, then Chromebooks.

    What I like to see in the near future is a Android phone that boots into ChromeOS when docked and allows you access to all your Android apps.

  2. ram says:

    Samsung Android tablets are what I’m recommending to my customers. They work, have the right connectors, and are very cost effective. Ideal for remote access to our Linux servers.

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