published Friday, March 11th, 2011

iPad 2 launches into a much more crowded market


The tablet field may already seem crowded, but even more devices are looming on the horizon.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

LG G-Slate

HTC Flyer

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook

HP TouchPad

When it debuted in April 2010, Apple’s iPad was the tablet PC to beat, mostly by default.

Its successor, the iPad 2, launches today at 5 p.m. into a fiercely competitive market full of devices hoping to take a bite out of Apple’s market share.

Consumers shopping for a tablet this year will confront offerings by everyone from Dell to Blackberry to LG, with many more on the horizon. Here’s a comparison of some of the currently available devices.

(Note: This list is not comprehensive and is intended to represent devices with a variety of feature sets at different price points.)

about Casey Phillips...

Casey Phillips has worked as a features reporter in the Life department since May 2007. He writes about entertainment, consumer technology, animals and news of the weird. Casey hails from Knoxville and earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism and a bachelor of arts in German from Middle Tennessee State University, where he worked as the features editor for the student newspaper, Sidelines. Casey's writing has earned numerous accolades, including first and second place ...

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Sailorman said...

How do these annoying ads manage to post?

March 11, 2011 at 10:45 a.m.
Humphrey said...

there were many actual tablet pcs years ago

March 11, 2011 at 11:35 a.m.
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