During the Q4 Apple earnings call, Cook addressed words spoken by Steve Jobs in the past regarding a 7-inch tablet:
On comments that Steve made before about 7 inch tablets, let me be clear, we would not make one of the 7 inch tablets, we don’t think they’re good products, we’d never make one.
In case you’re wondering what Steve Jobs said about the 7-inch form factor, here&
Following the lead of the newly launched Kindle Fire HD tablets, Barnes & Noble has just announced two new additions to the Nook family: the 7-inch and 9-inch Nook HD+ tablets. The 7-inch Nook HD will be known as the world’s lightest and highest-resolution HD tablet, while the 9-inch Nook HD+ will be identified as the world’s lightest full HD tablet.
Archos announced five new Android-based tablets running Android 2.2 on 800MHz to 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processors, all offering 720p HD video playback and 802.11n Wi-Fi. Shipping this fall, the tablets include the 2.8-inch Archos 28, the 3.2-inch Archos 32, the 4.3-inch Archos 43, the seven-inch Archos 70, and the 10.1-inch Archos 101, says the company....
In addition to the Polaroid Kids tablet that was being shown at CES 2013, TalkAndroid was also able to spend some time checking out a couple new grown-up versions of tablets that Polaroid is bringing to market. The two tablets are part of their M Series with devices in both the 7-inch and the 10-inch class.
I am trying to target 7 inch tablets most specifically the 2013 nexus 7. As suggested by http://developer.android.com/guide/practices/screens_support.html#Declar... I made folders called layout-sw600dp and layout-xlarge, but unfortunately neither of those worked. What is the most preferred way to name the folder to make a layout for 7 inch tablets?
Techno Source, famous for their Kurio kid-friendly 7-inch tablet, is following up their success with an entire Kurio line of devices. The new Kurio tablets will come in either 4-inch, 7-inch, or 10-inch sizes, and are appropriately titled the Kurio 4s, Kurio 7s, and Kurio 10s, respectively.
It is true that Acer only a few months ago brought us one of the first round of Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets In the Iconia Tab A500, a 10-inch tablet with a thin metal backing attached to one of the cheapest prices on the market. What weve got now is only the second 7-inch tablet on the market and the first one to carry any version of Honeycomb.
At Computex, Shenzhen-based Joyplus announced four tablets that run Android, only two of which use the same CPU. The five-inch Joyplus M508 and seven-inch 5701 both tap the 624MHz Marvell PXA303, while the seven-inch M702 runs on a 600MHz WonderMedia Prizm MW8505, and the seven-inch M703 uses a 600MHz ARM926 CPU paired with a 600MHz DSP, says Joyplus....