Friday, June 03, 2011

Non-iPad Tablets Fail to Gain Customer Traction - NYTimes.com

tbd if the next wave of Android and Windows tablets/slates will change the competitive landscape

The report named the list of iPad rivals that have failed to gain traction, including “Asustek’s Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola’s XOOM, RIM’s PlayBook, and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab.” Although the Eee Pad originally sold out in stores, it is now easily available and in some cases overstocked.

Apple said in March that since the original iPad was introduced in April 2010, the company has sold an estimated 20 million of the devices. That number does not include sales of the iPad 2, which was unveiled this year. The iPad 2 is in extremely high demand, with most Apple stores across the country still sold out on a regular basis.

Non-iPad Tablets Fail to Gain Customer Traction - NYTimes.com

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