“If Apple launches a smaller iPad tablet to compete with Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet, it won’t be priced quite as low as Google’s $199 tablet, but will still be competitively priced, Channing Smith, Capital Advisors vice president, told CNBC on Thursday,” Cadie Thompson reports for CNBC.
“”It will be a little bit more,” Smith said on ‘Squawk on The Street.’ ‘This is a two-horse race between Google and Apple. Google is trying to find an angle and a lower price point, Apple’s going to come down and match that,'” Thompson reports.
MacDailyNews Take: If this is a two horse race, it’s Secretariat vs. Sham in the Belmont. The #2 tablet in the market is Apple’s iPad 2. Anything running Google’s iOS wannabe Android is in distant third and that’s only because Apple retired the original iPad.
Thompson reports, “Apple’s iPad has taken over more than just the consumer space, Smith said. ‘One of the interesting things that’s happening with Apple and the iPad market is that it’s beginning to broaden.’ Smith said it’s also being offered for schools, the military, government and private enterprise.”
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