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Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

The pieces of Amazon's Android tablet puzzle continue to coalesce, with the retailer's lengthy parts supplier lists leaking ahead of what's expected to be a commercial launch of two slates later in Q3 2011. As well as NVIDIA's processors, the slates will reportedly use CPT touch sensors, after existing Amazon supplier E Ink - which provides the epaper panels for the Kindle - helped get the display manufacturer's foot in the door.

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10.1-inch Amazon Android tablet to be built at Foxconn claim sources

10.1-inch Amazon Android tablet to be built at Foxconn claim sources

The tablet market is hot right now and consumers are buying tablets in droves. The iPad is the most popular, but there is certainly room in the market for a competitor, especially a lower price tablet running the Android operating system. When Amazon tossed, its Kindle eReader onto the market there were already long established readers around and the Kindle blew them away and kicked off the new rush of eReaders we are all enjoying today.

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Amazon tablet supplies potential delayed by Apple touch panel demands

Amazon tablet supplies potential delayed by Apple touch panel demands

Amazon's tablet production plans could be constrained by Apple's existing touch panel demands, and the two giants spar for component supplies. According to DigiTimes' sources, Amazon is looking for 1.5-2m touch panels for its first batch of tablets - the "Hollywood" and "Coyote" expected to offer ereading and media streaming as well as internet services - expected in September, with four million devices to ship before the year is out. However, some suppliers have expressed doubts that they could accommodate the scale of Amazon's demand.

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Archos Arnova 7 Android Tablet Officially $99

Archos Arnova 7 Android Tablet Officially $99

Archos unveiled today their latest Android tablet, the Arnova 7, that's a true budget-pleasing tablet. The Arnova 7 is a set to launch for only $99, which is cheaper than basic e-readers. But that incredibly low price also means lots of sacrifice when it comes to specs.

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Amazon tablets using TI chips not NVIDIA; due Aug/Sept tip sources

Amazon tablets using TI chips not NVIDIA; due Aug/Sept tip sources

More Amazon tablet rumors this morning, though a change of processor from what we've heard so far. The retailer is planning to launch tablets as soon as August or September 2011, according to DigiTimes' sources at component manufacturers, though they're tipping Texas Instruments' OMAP chips being at the heart of the slates, rather than NVIDIA processors as has previously been suggested.

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Amazon 10-inch Hollywood tablet to offer Prime movie streaming tip analysts

Amazon 10-inch Hollywood tablet to offer Prime movie streaming tip analysts

Amazon's rumored Android tablet will support the retailer's video streaming system, currently offered free to Amazon Prime customers, according to analysts Detwiler Fenton. In a new research note, they claim that the 10-inch "Hollywood" tablet rumored earlier this year will be sold with a "promotional video service offering"; they also concur on the LCD display and "more robust applications process" than the smaller color Kindle - which we've heard codenamed as "Coyote" and as using a 7-inch panel - also believed to be in the works.

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