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Will tablet revolution really come soon?

  sonic0002      2012-12-24 20:51:33      1,446    0    0

The famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur and academic Vivek Wadhwa said a few months ago that tablet revolution would come only if the price dropped below $100. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 4th largest PC manufacturer Acer seems to be the first one to eat crab. It plans to promote $88 Android tablet Acer Iconia B1. Does this indicate that the tablet revolution is coming?

According to a person who knows the Acer tablet project, Acer Iconia B1 configuration will be similar to those of Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook Color Tablet, the price will be $40 cheaper compared to these two tablets which have a price of $139. Acer Iconia B1 will adopt a 7-inch screen with resolution of 1024 × 600 , powered by Android 4.1.2 system, 1.2GHz MTK dual-core processor, 512M memory and 8 GB storage.

"In response to the trend of tablet prices are getting lower and lower, in fact, Acer planned to launch tablet no more than $100 a few months ago, this will be the major turning point of Acer strategy. There will be 60 million non brand tablets sold in China next year, this will be a big market. " Acer Iconia B1 will serve as the first Tablet PC brand in the Chinese market to compete with low-end non-brand computer competition. In addition, Acer will not let the Acer Iconia B1 alone, early next year, they will also launch Windows 8 cheap tablet.

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