LG Looks to Release Android Tablet in Third Quarter

LG Looks to Release Android Tablet in Third Quarter

We're going to be up to our eyeballs in tablets this holiday shopping season if every company who promises to release a slate in 2010 comes through. That's potentially bad news for Apple, and maybe great news for LG, the latest electronics maker to announce plans to release a tablet before the end of the year.

Unfortunately for us, that's all LG announced. The hardware remains a mystery, as does the projected price point, or even where exactly LG plans to release its upcoming tablet. All we know is that its coming built around Google's open-source Android platform, which that alone is enough to drum up a bit of excitement.



From there, however, it's anyone's guess. We hope to see at least a 1GHz Snapdragon processor inside, and it's conceivable one of Intel's Atom chips could end up nestled inside. And if LG's tablet is to make a serious run at Apple's iPad, it will have to address the latter's shortcomings, meaning it would be wise to include USB ports, a microSD card slot, and at least one integrated webcam.

What features would you like to see on an Android tablet? Post your dream slate configuration in the comments section below.
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My wishlist:

- Be able to walk around the house / office on a skype video call

- Watch 1080p movies

- An excellent PDF viewer

- Kindle, Issuu & Aldiko integration

- USB port for flash drives or a wireless keyboard & mouse (with stand)

- MS Office Editing

- 1/2 the price of the iPad

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