Lenovo on Tablets and Smartphones

Lenovo, a leading laptop manufacturer is gearing upto launch tablets and smartphones powered by Android and Windows operating systems across the globe. According to report in WSJ, Lenovo would be releasing two android tablets in US this summer and will be releasing a windows based tablet by the end of the year 2011. Lenovo is already selling LePhones and LePads in China. Lenovo wants to take these products across the world beginning with america. Lenovo might also be introducing this LePad in India by end of June 2011. lenovo_lepad-1 Lenovo Tablets would be priced between $450 and $900 depending upon the configuration and would be targeted to consumers as well as to Businesses. The consumer version would be called as “IdeaPad” and the business version would be named along the lines of “ThinkPad”. Lenovo currently occupies 10% of worldwide PC marketshare and is growing rapidly. Lenovo believes that tablets would form 15% of the complete pc market and may very well replace the netbooks. Lenovo also thinks that the current smartphone market is a very crowded and competed space and wants to stay away from that space. Still, Lenovo may introduce the LePhones worldwide after 12-18 months.

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