Motorola to launch Android based TV tablet with Verizon
Tablet wars are surely heating up. The Financial Times has reported that Motorola is tying up with Verizon Wireless to develop a digital tablet.
Sanjay Jha, the C0 CEO of the company, hinted about the tablet coming into the market without giving away much detail. “We’re very focused on participating in this convergence between mobility and home, and I actually think you will see some products from us in a very short period of time.”
Though Apple has registers robust sales of iPad, Motorola is not too deterred by it. It has taken solace in the fact that Google’s Android operating system secured a 27% market share as compared to the 23% share of the iPhone, as researched by Nielsen.
It is expected that work closely with Verizon’s FIOS digital pay-television. Motorola also manufactures the TV set-top boxes for the FIOS television services.
Though the speculations are rife about the when and how of the tablet and the product specifications, there has been no confirmation yet from Motorola, Google or Verizon.
The tablet reportedly will have the following characteristics:
- 10-inch screen
- Front and back cameras
- Will run Android
- Support Adobe Flash
- Thinner and lighter than iPad