Toshiba Tablet & Blackberry Playbook : New Competitors of Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab in Tablet Segment
On 2011, tablet computers become more popular. Technology seems shift to gadget with high perfomance. Not just as lifestyle, but to support company perfomance. Lets pick an example, Toshiba with its new Toshiba Tablet and Research In Motion with its Blackberry Playbook.
Toshiba seems try his luck on tablet computer by offering 10 inch tablet that claimed have price more friendly than Apple iPad. Tablet will be released in 2011 will use new Android Operating System, Honeycomb. In this 1.7 pound gadget will be plugged mobile processor Nvidia Tegra 2. There will be wifi connection. Unfortunately, this gadget can’t connect to mobile phone. Toshiba will sell its tablet price at USD $499.
Jeff Barney, General Manager of Digital Product Toshiba USA, affirm that this tablet is created for executives & professionals who work in a company. “This is the first, we will embrace tablet computer segment. Next, we will inovate with other tablet computer product”. he said for Reuters.
On the other hand, Research in Motion (RIM) already prepare to release its new product, Blackberry Playbook. Unfortunately bad rumors seems spreading before Playbook is released. Rumors said that the Playbook’s battery quality not as good as other computer tablet’s battery. Playbook’s battery will drain few hours quicker than Samsung Galaxy Tab which can last up to 6 hours, and iPad Apple which can last up to 10 hours. Kaufman Bros Analyist, Shaw Wu said that he suggest RIM will delay the launching of Playbook and fix the problem first for their own good.
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