"When the $499 iPad tablet was announced last month, many
journalists commented that the device was surprisingly affordable
for an Apple product. This may not actually be the case however, as
several sub $200 competitors running the Android operating system
have appeared. Will the iPad be able to gain major market share
when it costs more than twice the price of other tablets or is the
iPad doomed to be a "high-end only" product like the Mac?
"The $179 Archos 7 vs the $ 499 iPad
"The Archos 5 inch tablet has never really been a competitor to
the iPad, as the screen size did put it more in the MID / media
player category than the tablet category. The new 7 Inch Archos
tablet running Android on the other hand is clearly aiming at the
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