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Key in Microsoft’s Surface tablet success

Key in Microsoft’s Surface tablet success

Posted on 30 Jun 2012 at 10:39am

‘It’s the summer of tablets and smartphones in Silicon Valley. On the heels of Microsoft’s Surface tablet event, Google launches their own 7-inch Android slate. Analysts expect Amazon to follow suit with an updated Kindle Fire – one that is more competitive with the current crop of devices.

Unfortunately for both Microsoft and Amazon, Google set the bar relatively high with their new slate. Undoubtedly, the company is either breaking even or taking a loss on the Nexus 7. A Tegra3 quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB Flash chip, and 1280 x 800 screen isn’t…