KOREAN HARDWARE MAKER Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab 3 on Monday, a 7in tablet that it will release in May. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is the third generation of Samsung’s original Android tablet, as the firm looks to steal market share from the iPad Mini and Google Nexus 7. “Its compact, one-hand grip form factor ensures users can hold comfortably for hours as well as store in a pocket or small bag for reading…"Samsung Challenges the iPad Mini and Nexus 7"
The tablet market has been clearly split. There is the high-end, dominated from inception by the iPad. Then there’s the evolving low-end, which has been led by the Kindle Fire, but is also party to offerings from Google (Nexus 7), Samsung (Galaxy Tab 7) and Barnes & Noble (Nook HD). As Apple prepares to enter the low-end with the iPad Mini, Google may now be looking to take on the iPad. According to CNET, NPD…"Perhaps Google will call it the Nexus 10?"
The Nexus 7 is an innocuous looking little device. The unassuming face of Google’s first foray into the tablet world has no hardware buttons aside from the power button and volume rocker, and the lithe 7-inch form factor means it can be slipped away into your bag or even jacket pocket. With prices starting at US$199 for the 8 GB model, the device has basically sold out on its first run in the U.S. So…"Nexus 7 tablet – Google’s first foray into the tablet world"
Google kicked off its three day I/O event at the Moscone Center today with several announcements, the most significant of which may well be a 7-inch Android-based tablet named the Nexus 7. Built by Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Asus and offered at a price of just US$199 for the 8 GB storage model, the Nexus 7 is already available for pre-order for consumers based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.Details are still pouring in, but…"The Nexus 7 is built by Asus and ships with Android 4.1"