When it comes to forecasting the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the Amazon tablet.
Powered by Android, with a 7-inch screen, the Kindle tablet will have a capacitive multitouch screen with traditional LCD technology, according to TechCrunch's MG Siegler, who recently got an exclusive look at the new device.
With only 6GB of onboard storage helping to lower its price into easy consumer access, no camera, and no buttons, is Amazon making their tablet too minimal? Sure, the pricing has to be just right, and Kindle has always focused on reading more than surfing, but will the updated Kindle be a contender against Apple's dominance of the tablet market?
You tell us. Place your vote in this poll and then join in the comments with all your predictions.
- Key specs
- Form factor Tablet
- Operating system iOS (8)
- Screen size 9.7 inches
- Storage type Internal storage (16 GB, Flash)
- Maximum battery life Up to 10 hours
- Dimensions 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.24 in
- Weight 0.96 lb
- Announced 2014-10-16