Google’s 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June
Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start
shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine will be officially
released in the market in July, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Google originally planned to release its entry-level 7-inch tablet PC in May, but design and costs did
not reach its expectations, and the product was delayed to July for some minor adjustments.
The 7-inch tablet PC is expected to achieve total shipments of 2-2.5 million units in 2012.
With Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and Acer are releasing new 7-inch tablet PCs,
competition in the 7-inch tablet PC market is expected to go high in the second half of 2012.
It will be priced between $149 and $249.