Is The Market Ready for An iPad Mini?
We have to admit it, the iPad has taken the world by storm ever since it was introduced into the market back in 2010. Nobody paid attention to smaller 7-inch tablets, because the larger ones were definitely better to use. That all changed when Amazon’s Kindle Fire was released. The Kindle Fire took a huge chunk of tablet consumers with its relatively cheap price and great features.
Now after that, we also see a well-received Google Nexus 7. With these new developments, will the market be really ready for the small and similar sized iPad Mini, which is rumored to be released this year? …………………………… read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/
How Is The iPad Doing In China’s Market?
Apple’s iPad was released late in China due to some legal issues that had to be settled. However, once the dust had settled down, the iPad was released and quickly became the most popular tablet in the Chinese market. How are they doing so far? Their market share jumped to 72.6 percent this quarter, which is a 20 percent increase since the first quarter of the year.
There were many triggers for this surge, which include the release of the new iPad and the price cuts on the older iPad 2 which were implemented during the second quarter of that year …………………….. read more: http://news.cnet.com
Do People Really Confuse The Galaxy Tab With The iPad?
A couple of weeks back, a judge ruled the Samsung Galaxy Tab to be “not as cool” as the iPad. However, even with that ruling, Samsung’s own studies show that many consumers actually mistake the Galaxy tab as the iPad. Their study showed that over 50% of consumers thought that the new Samsung Tab TV commercial was actually for Apple.
Only 11% of the consumers are aware and link the Galaxy Back to Samsung. Sixty-five percent of users on the other hand like back the iPad to Apple. The end of the research urged Samsung leaders to innovate distinguishable and distinct products to improve the recognition of Samsung Galaxy products …………………………. Read more: http://news.cnet.com/