The IPAD is a huge leap into the world of tablets, but the competition becomes stiffer.
Research In Motion (RIM), makers of the popular line of BlackBerry smart phones said Tuesday the long-awaited BlackBerry playbook tablets on sale in April 19 at 20,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada, starting price of $ 499.
The tablet was intended to be sold in all Best Buy stores and Best Buy Mobile stores in the U.S. and Best Buy and Future Shop stores in Canada. The company said it would give the customer orders a new tablet soon.
The game plan BlackBerry with Wi-Fi is available in three models with 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of storage for $ 499, $ 599 and $ 699 respectively.
But it is far from being the first contest of the IPAD, and even the commentators are able to prove, it is difficult to say which is the best competitor.
It was voted Best of CES and for good reason. Motorola Xoom tablet is most likely to give Apple iPad a run for its money. It does not affect the market until March 27, but Xoom will be the first tablet that runs the operating system from Google honeycomb - the next version of the Android OS that is designed specifically for devices type tablet.
Android fans have been drooling over Xoom has glasses, too: It works with Verizon for LTE 4G network lightning, a 32-gigabyte flash memory, two cameras, HD video recording, SD card slot and a 1GHz processor, and is Upgradeable 3G, 4G, so you can use 3G and then 4G is now faster when the network is available in your area.
Samsung Galaxy Tab
Unlike the first gene IPAD, Samsung Galaxy loss - which shares many of the same characteristics as S Galaxy smartphone launched last summer - was front-and back-facing camera for video conferencing. Popular smartphones like the S include loss Galaxy Galaxy Samsung Social Hub application and service of new media content offering Hub films and TV shows from some of the largest entertainment companies.
Works in neonates Google Android operating system, which has taken significant market share from Apple and receives about 80,000 applications for Google Apps Store.
These are not the only competitors out there, of course. Toshiba announced Folio 100 tablets last year, which is a 10-inch screen and sells in Europe, Middle East and Africa hte. Toshiba tablet uses the Nvidia processor, and Google's Android operating system.
Huawei's first tablet, a 7-inch screen, is also running Google's Android software, has reached the consumer in Europe in time for the holiday season sales, a much lower price.
And the market for cheap clones promises to grow and develop as the year continues. Apple said that the market tablet with IPAD since its launch last year. But how long can he hold this position?
RIM's announcement came after Apple's launch of two high-IPAD on March 11 and before Xoom Motorola Wi-Fi tablet in stores on March 27