Google has hinted that it's rumoured forthcoming tablet will compete
with Amazon's Kindle Fire rather than high-end slates such as Apple's
The online advertising giant's CEO, Larry Page, told financial
analysts that Google believes there will be "a lot of success at the
lower end" of the tablet market, Mobile Today reports.
"[The low end] is an area we think is important and we're going to
focus on," Page told market watchers.
Rumours of a low-end Nexus fondleslab have been floating around for a
while now, with Asus said to be working on the design. The possibility
that it would indeed go head to head with the Kindle Fire was mooted
at the time, but has never confirmed by either company.
Thanks for making it so, Mr. Page. Now when can we realistically
expect to see it on the shelves?
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