Apple ipad launch on 3 April. However, this does not mean there is no opportunity for the China tablet PC manufacturers. Because China ipad is launch earlier than apple ipad, about one year ago, China electronics manufacturer already developed the China ipad in 2009. Also it is made in China, so the China suppliers’ competitive factors in tablet market are as below:
Apple iPad’s prices is reasonable, the blind imitation of products will bring lost to the China laptop manufacturers. Because most of consumers are prefer Apple ipad that have a favorable price, However, According to the lastest news on March 8 2010, the Apple company stated: 16G, 32G and 64G capacity iPad priced at 499 dollars (about 3400 yuan), 599 (about 4100 yuan), and 699 U.S. dollars (about 4800 yuan). Thus, Depend on the iPad Configuration, its price is not cheap .that will provide the potential market to the China tablet PC that is price at 2000 RMB
As long as the apple iPad launched at the market, its technology data and measure will be revealed. The China manufacturer will imitate and make a high copy China ipad products in short time. The shortcoming of this high copy model is that unable to offer Apple’s iPad and iTouch, iPhone, App Store and iBook tore related servicesIn other words, the content resources, cottage iPad is a shortslab
Thirdly, Maket promotion
Apple Ipad will temporarily be unable to launched on China market ,in that case, it’s provide sale opportunity of China high tablet PC in China market and some remote country.
Wi-Fi, 16GB version of the iPad will be held on April 3 the first sale in the United States, in the end of April in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK, but China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong region) is not included. So China’s consumer market is only to be occupied China tablet PC.
If Apple Ipad price is settle on 6/7000 Yuan. the China PC still have market share in tablet PC
Fourth, Free source
Because of the CPU , internal source and operating system is the self-developed, it’s costly.
But consumer is not aware of its importance in a short time. The China supplier will use the cheaper CPU and free operating system source such as : Android etc. so that can reduce the production cost. So China ipad still have big maket share of PC market during the hot sale of Apple ipad.
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