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How 7-Inch Android Tablets Can Succeed

Seven-inch tablets may have drawn Steve Jobs’ contempt, but they could be a very good thing for consumers.

During Apple’s earnings call yesterday, Apple’s CEO argued forcefully that a 7-inch Android tablet could never compete with Apple’s nearly 10-inch iPad.

“Seven-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone and too small to compete with the iPad,” Jobs said, in an extended thrashing of Apple’s competitors. “These are among the reasons that the current crop of 7-inch tablets are going to be DOA — dead on arrival.”

I don’t understand why 7-inch tablets being “tweeners” is necessarily a bad thing for Android or tablet-makers. Continue reading