Samsung Galaxy Tab sales top 600,000, to hit 1 million by end-2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab sales top 600,000, to hit 1 million by end-2010
Samsung has confirmed that sales of its first bid on the tablet market, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, are outstripping supply at 600,000 units only a month after its launch. At such rates, the 7-inch Android-powered tablet is expected to meet the 1 million sales target set out by Samsung.

The figure comes to respond to speculations from Wall Street analyst Ashkok Kumar about poor sales and a 50 per cent production cut of the tablet. Samsung Galaxy Tab was launched in mid-October as the first serious competitor to Apple's iPad. Despite its smaller size, it offers Adobe Flash support, and with Android on board, it is a worthy alternative. We weighed the pros and cons of both tablets to help you make the best choice for your needs.

Tablets were practically terra incognita in the mobile landscape before Apple launched the iPad in April, but now the situation has changed. “We believe tablet PCs will take over a bigger portion of the market next year”, Samsung’s mobile division head Shin Jong-kyun noted. Do you think you actually need a tablet? Let us know in the comments.

source: Asia News Network

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9 Comments

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

ok i dont get it fist they go all "its not selling" and now its selling a lot

2. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Samsung never claimed that its tablet isn't selling well. It was a rumor that spread the idea that samsung is cutting 50% of its production. Anyhow, I knew sooner or later samsung will jump out claim otherwise.. ahah

3. smpdx

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 02, 2010

Apple probably paid that guy to spread those rumors. HAHAH

4. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

dammit i still wish it was 10" but ill have to buy my cousin one.... he wants tr so bad

8. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

I agree. I love Android but if you're going to make an Android tablet it has to be at least 9 or 10 inches. I also love my iPad, which was totally unexpected because I was really unimpressed by the ip4. But to me it feels more like a computer because of that bigger screen. I can only imagine how the market would shift if someone put out an Android OS tablet with iPad specs and a camera. (Frontfacing camera are ok but overated imho). Hopefully we'll see that on the Galaxy Tab 2.

5. chaman unregistered

awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwosome dudes the best thing every happnd in this new era of our time. i already test drive it for to days i bout it for my bro its great.

6. chaman unregistered

and 1 more thing apple ipad suckssssssssssssssssssss big time i have it its very slow.

7. DrewSadik

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 07, 2010

@chaman: i doubt you actuallly have one, i think your just saying that. because i have one and its probably the best purchase i've ever made. it is super fast and super quality and it already has thousands of apps developed especially for it. the Samsung Galaxy will have trouble running apps because they are designed for smartphones, not tablets

12. bull shit!! unregistered

that's not sold to the 'costumers' that's 600,000 units that was shipped to the market... so that means its sold from samsungs factory to world wide phone carriers... not the people...

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