Bloomberg’s Rich Jaroslovsky reviews Samsung’s Android-based Galaxy Tab and finds that “it costs too much and suffers from a general lack of wow. For all its features, it’s much less than the sum of its parts.”
Jaroslovsky reports, “The screen on the Galaxy is a disappointment… You might be willing to live with the Galaxy Tab’s compromises if you were at least saving a bunch of money over an iPad. You aren’t.”
“There’s no question that Jobs and his iPad need a worthy competitor,” Jaroslovsky reports. “The Galaxy Tab just isn’t it.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Actually, Rich, there is a question. In case you haven’t noticed, Apple didn’t “need a worthy competitor” to create the Mac or the iPod or iTunes or iTunes Store or iPhone or the iPad itself. Apple competes against Apple. They have to: It’s too easy to “compete” against the mediocre-at-best junk produced by the world’s Apple wannabes. The “Apple needs a worthy competitor” line sounds great, unless you think about it for half a second. It’s an old wives’ tale.