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Nvidia CEO: Android tablets will overtake iPad in 30 months

By Emil · 11 replies
May 17, 2011
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  1. Nvidia co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has declared that Android tablets will overtake Apple's iPad in 30 months. As Android for tablets improves and more apps hit the Android Market,…

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  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    There's no tablet market. There's an ipad market. It's a fad that will die off and is pretty much an item for hipsters.

    But being hipster is too mainstream for me so tablets aren't a good use of my money.
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    Unless of course they make these things out of the 'hyper-elastic' Amoled material so it id the size of a credit that would be anti-hipster-hipster, I'm in!...put you down for one of those?
  4. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,578   +248

    lol wat

    can i join your world?
  5. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,365   +278

    Don't leave me out!

    Anyway, 30 months? Sounds plausible... but in 30months Apple will have new gimmick which will be selling like mad....
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    :p:haha: ...sure Trill, c'mon in...the waters warm.:wave:
  7. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    Nokia Morph anyone?
  8. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

  9. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    Seems like a fair assessment.
  10. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    They probably are correct.

    But iPads having a down turn and Apple loosing money because of it is not mutually exclusive.

    It just means market growth and more choice, which is good for everyone.
  11. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    +1 red :D

    For now I think tablets have only few usages e.g. entertainment (read videos or games etc.) or casual surfing; so unless there is drastic improvement in the quality/power of the offerings I am not sure they are anything but fad.

    Apart from one fact which Jen forgot to made, Tegra isn't the leading SoC, and likes of Samsung is already developing their on SoCs (and only need nVidia for now because they don't have ability to manufacture them fast enough) + LG is also working on something similar. Take these two large cell/mobile computing giants out of the equation, and I think nVidia's life won't be that rosy.
  12. I like how android can't even surpass the apples iPad. Apple only has 2 tablets. Tech one because the iPad 2 is just an upgrade from the first. And android has atleast over 15 types of android tablets. And yet apple is destroying the tablet market. Yes android is getting better, but by looking at the differences. Android isn't looking good at all.

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