Threat to iPad's market share?

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    so RIM is releasing the 2.0 software update to the Playbook making the device much more relevant in the tablet game.....

    considering the low price point for the Playbook do any of you think it will cut into the iPad's market share like the Amazon Fire did?
     
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    Its going to have an Android player right? so it will have a lot of new Apps available through that functionality.
     
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    It's not a threat. When you screw up the first time, you have to really step the game up. I doubt RIM has it in them.
     
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    Dude. What? The Playbook is so 2011. Nothing they do will bring it up to speed.

    Your proposition is preposterous.
     
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    Did it cut into the iPad's market share? Apple certainly doesn't think so.
     
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    The Fire didn't so much "cut into" anything as it attracted a new and different market. People bought the Fire who wouldn't ever have bought something at the iPad's price point, and all the people who would have bought the iPad bought one anyhow.

    The Playbook and the Fire are more competition for each other than either one is for the iPad. And I doubt Amazon is shaking in its boots right now.
     

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