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Old 10-05-2010, 06:30 PM
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Default All I Want For Christmas Is An Android Tablet

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"LG had initially said their tablet would be available as a Christmas stocking stuffing, but it appears it's been delayed until January's CES show now. It's no big deal really, but according to Bloomberg it's due to software issues."</em></p><p><img src="" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>This is not the first time that a product has not made its initial release date, though I wonder if missing the holiday season is a good decision as those who might like this delightful tablet may not want to wait and spend their gift money on a competitor, like, say, an iPad.&nbsp; With other Android tablets coming out, the claim that the delay is because of Android makes me wonder if the tablet really will be ready or reliable.&nbsp; It almost sounds like LG is working on their own layer on top of Android to try and differentiate themselves and are having problems making it a smooth experience.&nbsp; Whatever the problem is, it probably is best to wait until the reviews come out over this tablet to see if the added wait is worth it.</p>
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Old 10-05-2010, 07:22 PM
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I don't understand these Android tablets. Apple has always been at a price premium for their products, but everything that is coming out with Android seems to be way too expensive. I like the iPad, but I think $500 is way too much for a web browsing machine. The Samsung and Streak are $600 unless you buy with a contract. If these guys want to compete, they need wifi only models for around $200-$300, no contract.
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:47 AM
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I would love 300 USD/EUR 3G tablet without the contract, but I don't think this will happen anytime soon.

But compared to the current market - typical high end smart phone cost around 500-600, iPad 3G 16GB is $630 (officially) so given that Samsung and Streak are "just bigger android phones" $600 is within current pricing and I don't think Samsung would sell the 7" TAB for less than the 4" Galaxy S.

On the other hand, you do have $300 Archos 101 without 3G and Viewsonic tablet for I think $400 (but not with Cortex CPU).
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