After all the leading PC companies, it is now the turn of Amazon.com, the worlds largest online retailer. They have announced launching of table PC this year. So far they have been marketing the tablet PCs produced by leading brands like Dell, Toshiba, Samsung, Sony, HP, and many others. Now they have decided to launch their own for selling more digital goods than they are presently selling. Amazon PC is likely to become one of the leading tablet PCs around in coming times.
What To Expect
Though the final shape of the proposed Amazon PC is not yet published, it is expected that the PC may have the following features.
- A 9 inch screen.
- Google’s Android operating system.
- The projected marketing time is October this year.
Arrival of a tablet PC from Amazon has not come as a surprise as analysts and experts have been expecting it for quite some times now. With its reliability and high reputation in the market, the Amazon PC could well become one of the favored PCs in the market. Logic behind Amazon deciding to produce its own tablet is perhaps the fact that the tablet users use more digital products in comparison to other product.
Around 1.5 million Amazon brand tablet PCs are being manufactured for the third quarter and for the entire year the production projection comes to around 4.5 to 5 million units. Of course there is also the probability of development of stiff competition between Apple and Amazon. Many experts and analysts are predicting that in the tablet PC market Amazon is likely to become the second player after Apple quickly.
Amazon has a clear advantage as it has a lot of contents that the Amazon Tablet PC users will be able to access such as the Kindle e-Books, music downloads, and above all; the videos that could be available on rent, for buying, or in streaming format.