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You may see more 8-inch tablets because of the competition in the 7-inch space

0. phoneArena 19 Sep 2013, 00:40 posted on

While you can find tablets with displays in a variety of sizes, the general pattern is for devices to either be 7-inches or around 10-inches. The major outlier is the Apple iPad mini at 7.9-inches, but it looks like there may be a lot more competition in that space around 8-inches because manufacturers want to avoid the surfeit of options in the 7-inch space...

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posted on 19 Sep 2013, 00:45 1

1. AKumar47 (Posts: 48; Member since: 11 Sep 2013)


more tablets to come... but I want to see a capsule one, nahaha! amoled in cylindrical shape

posted on 19 Sep 2013, 00:57

2. jeff_1 (Posts: 105; Member since: 30 Aug 2013)


+1 capsule

posted on 19 Sep 2013, 01:22 3

3. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


8" inch is just right. not too small but large enough for reading and easy to carry also. While we move from 7" - 8". GPad should prevail if the price is right. :)

posted on 19 Sep 2013, 01:53 1

4. Captain_Doug (Posts: 758; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I was going to say exactly that. Also, price for g pad 8.3 is $300 for the 16gb. Not bad for Snapdragon 600, 2gb of ram and 1920x1200 resolution. I'm very excited.

posted on 19 Sep 2013, 03:55

6. criticism (Posts: 46; Member since: 12 Sep 2013)


But i think $100 more for just 1 inch bigger is a little high!! I think 8-inch tablets are still a little expensive!

posted on 19 Sep 2013, 02:17

5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2689; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


This is due to Phablets coming to near 6.3"/6.4" which is very near to 7" and also they are very portable than 7 inchers. 8"-8.5" is a sweet spot IMO.

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