sábado, 3 de marzo de 2012

Apple May Release 8GB iPad 2 to Compete with Lower Cost Tablets

Apple May Release 8GB iPad 2 to Compete with Lower Cost Tablets

The late Steve Jobs was adamantly opposed to the idea of a 7-inch slate and called them "tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone and too small to compete with the iPad." Due to his untimely death, Jobs never had a chance to see Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire device rapidly rise in ranks to become the world's second best selling tablet behind the iPad, but if he was alive today, would he change his stance?

Not likely. Apple hasn't skipped a beat since Jobs passed away, and while there have been rumors of a smaller sized iPad device , the Cupertino company may have found another way to compete with lower cost tablets. According to DigiTimes, Apple is expected to unveil an 8GB version of its iPad 2, which is half the amount of memory found on its entry-level 16GB iPad 2. It's expected to sell for between $350 and $400, which is still significantly more than Amazon's Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet ($199...

Source:
http://afanley.livejournal.com/1604491.html