Linked by David Adams on Tue 20th Dec 2011 06:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless 2011 will go down in the history books as a great year for tablets mostly for Apple's iPad however, not all tablet vendors fared as well as Apple. It's not for lack of products that prevented Android tablets from taking any market share away from Apple this year. By our calculation, over 100 tablets were introduced since the iPad however, we defy even the most tech-savvy of you to name more than a few of them. What was so wrong with the competition that it failed to make any inroads in the tablet market, at least until the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook came along?
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Basically can be summed up in Five words:

Too Expensive and Too Crippled.

Another mistake was in aiming these thing at Cell phone users by trying to tie them with cell phone providers, which only drove up the price of them. $399+ a 1/2year contract?

Get real people.

Another mistake was in pricing these things as costing more than a low-end netbook/laptop that was 10 times more useful.

Just because people who buy Ipads are complete morons doesn't mean the rest of the world is.

They also should have been aimed at people who are looking for an add-on/enhancement to their laptop/desktop systems rather than a *REPLACEMENT* for them.

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