San Francisco – Toshiba plans to introduce a tablet computer
in the first half of 2011 to compete with Apple’s iPad and a growing stable of
similar devices, Reuters reported.
The 10-inch Toshiba Tablet will reportedly
run the Honeycomb version of Google’s Android operating system, and feature
Wi-Fi connectivity but no cellular network access.
The Toshiba device is
expected to be competitively priced with the iPad, which sells for $499
are going to embrace this category, and we are looking to develop a family of
tablets," Jeff Barney, general manager of digital products at Toshiba
America, told Reuters.