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Google (GOOG) is partnering with Samsung (SSNLF.PK) on a 10" Nexus tablet, says NPD's Richard...

Google (GOOG) is partnering with Samsung (SSNLF.PK) on a 10" Nexus tablet, says NPD's Richard Shim, whose July Kindle Fire predictions were more right than wrong. The tablet is said to be a high-end product, and will feature a higher-resolution display (2500x1600) than the one in the new iPad (2048x1536). Every high-end attempt to compete with the iPad has fallen flat, partly due to the iPad's huge lead in tablet-specific apps, though Google is finally making a serious effort to narrow that gap.
Comments (4)
  • Asus did a great job on the Nexus 7 - curious why Google chose to switch. Asus went from concept to released product on the Nexus 7 in almost 6-7 months - will be interesting to see what happens here.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:20 PM Reply Like
  • Asus has had success with their 10" Transformer and I think they don't want to issue a Google pad that will compete with it.
    10 Oct 2012, 04:12 AM Reply Like
  • This seems more relevant:

     

    "Shim also confirmed that Google will start production on a $99 tablet in December."

     

    The rumor of the $99 tablet lives on!
    9 Oct 2012, 05:09 PM Reply Like
  • 7 in tabby is ideal for most vendors and customers, the 10 inch just to dress for success. Just 3 vendors will sell 30 million tablets in the USNexus, Galaxy, Apple mini all using a gig or two or more a month plus ad clicks.
    9 Oct 2012, 06:00 PM Reply Like
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