Come and meet these leaders of the Tablets 2.0 revolution:

  • Jane Boulware

    Vice President, Windows Devices
    Microsoft

  • Hector Llorens

    Platform Manager, Business Tablets
    Intel

  • Christopher Gish

    Vice President of Sales
    Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

  • Steven Beggs

    Senior Manager, Learning Innovation
    Home Depot

  • David Goodman

    CIO
    International Rescue Committee

  • David Crain

    Assistant Provost & CIO
    Southern Illinois University (SIU)

If you're involved in a tablet deployment at your company, you may be eligible for a free pass. Check conditions on the registration page. Learn more


Amazon’s not done with tablets – it could launch four new models in 2012

by Doug Drinkwater

March 29 2012

Amazon could add as many as four new tablets during 2012
Amazon could add as many as four new tablets during 2012

Citing people close to Amazon, Taiwanese news source Digitimes says the brand behind the Kindle Fire tablet could launch as many as four new tablets this year, including a 10.1-inch device which could start shipping as early as July.

The news website says that the 10.1-inch model is likely to be priced between $249 and $299, and claims that Amazon has not moved to confirm any launch of an 8.9-inch model yet because it still has some concerns over pricing.

As with earlier rumors, the source says that a 7-inch model, priced around $199, will come to market in the second quarter, and claims that Jeff Bezos' firm is looking to introduce a $169 tablet of the same size to cater for the low-end market.

All of these new products would seem to be boosting Amazon expectations, with Digitimes claiming that Amazon now expects overall tablet shipments to rise from 5-6 million units in 2011 to 20 million units for 2012.

Links & Apps

Share with: Comment   v

Free newsletters for more tablet news, insights, apps and tips


Comments

 

Latest in tablet business / productivity