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Old 05-03-2011, 02:35 AM   #1
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Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

Well as expected a tablet from Amazon


http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20110502PD216.html
Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC and the device will also receive full support from Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) for supplying touch panel as well as providing its Fringe Field Switching (FFS) technology, according to sources from upstream component makers.
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Amazon internally plans to reduce Kindle's market price to attract consumer demand from the education and consumer market
I support this. Just wonder what kind of price-point they would be going for.
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I support this. Just wonder what kind of price-point they would be going for.
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What is "fringe field switching"? I haven't come across that one before.
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To answer my own question, a little research shows that FFS is a technology used to manufacture LCD displays with a wide viewing angle.
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To answer my own question, a little research shows that FFS is a technology used to manufacture LCD displays with a wide viewing angle.
I believe it is what the NookColor uses.
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