Via Android Tablet Price And Launch Revealed

Via, the Taiwan based manufacturer of IC chips and motherboards has expressed its intention to jump into the tablet game. According to Robert Brown, the VP of Marketing at Via, the company will be launching five Android based tablet PCs by the second half of this year.

If the iPad banked on classiness to succeed, Via will be banking on affordability. Brown has noted that the Via-powered Android tablets shall be priced in the range of $100-$150.

There is no word on the Android version that Via expects to deploy in the tablet though it is highly likely for the tablets to come with Android 2.2 – launched last week at the Google I/O Conference.

[via Bloomberg]