Can a $99 Tablet Take Down the iPad Mini?
December 26, 2012 - 1:54pm
For most individuals, Santa brought a cornucopia of electronics, gift cards and items to exchange or return. Tech bloggers found an extra surprise in their stockings: reports of another iPad upgrade and an Acer tablet priced at $99.
The products sound promising -- Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will reportedly release a thinner and lighter version of the full-size iPad. The company may also add a Retina Display to the iPad Mini. Meanwhile, Acer is believed to be developing a low-cost tablet that will retail for $99 in China and other emerging markets. It is not yet known if Acer's seven-inch device, which has yet to be confirmed, will come to the United States.
Acer is the second company that is rumored to be developing a $99 tablet. Asus, which produced the Nexus 7 for Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), recently denied a report that it would do the same.
As an emerging market tablet, Acer's $99 ...
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