With Asustek's new 7-inch MeMO Pad HD 7(8GB) priced at around US$129, sources from ODMs believe that other brand vendors are likely to follow suit and US$99 tablets will have a good chance of appearing in the retail channel as soon as the third quarter.
The sources pointed out that many brand vendors are interested in how Asustek was able to offer its tablet at US$129 and feel pressured by the price. Prior to the MeMO Pad HD 7, Acer's Iconia B1 was the cheapest 7-inch tablet, featuring a dual-core processor and priced at US$149.
$99 7-inch tablets coming in Q3 2013?
Posted on Monday, Jun 10 2013 @ 20:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes reports tablet makers may introduce $99 7-inch tablets in the third quarter of this year: