Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 21st Oct 2012 15:11 UTC
Google The Next Web: "Google has also been working with Samsung to launch a 10-inch tablet, confirming leaks which suggested Google had teamed up with the Korean manufacturer for another device. Our source tells us that internally the tablet goes under the name 'Codename Manta', runs Google's new Android 4.2 operating system (previously referred to as Key Lime Pie, but is set to retain the Jelly Bean branding), and will offer a 2560x1600 pixel (10:16) resolution, which we believe will offer around 300 pixels per inch compared to the new iPad's 264 PPI." Between the iPad and this supposed Android tablet... Poor Surface. Poor, poor Surface.
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Yoko_T
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2011-08-18

Up to a point, though marketing speak aside the new 'retina screen' on the iPad is lovely. It almost made me want one and I find it's OS a pain-in-butt. So I, imagine most everyone given the choice, want it's equivalent in their choice of tablet, laptop etc.


I frankly don't see the point of a 10+-inch tablet. All you're basically getting is all the hassles of a laptop, with none of the benefits.

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ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

I use an iPad regularly (though I'm not a fan), and the large screen is very nice for reading and browsing - 10" tablets rock for that. The downsides are limited portability (I carry my N900 everywhere and love it) and anything requiring typing (for which I use my Ubuntu net book).

I'd buy a 7" Android tablet if I was shopping today. YMMV.

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