Amazon.com is expected to unveil a tablet computer next week, in what analysts expect to be a serious competitor to Apple's market dominating iPad.
Amazon on Friday invited media to a press conference to be held in New York next Wednesday. In the event, the world's largest Internet retailer is expected to introduce its tablet computer.
According to early reports
, the Amazon tablet will be a 7 inch device with a full color, touch screen, run on Google's Android software and cost $250, well below the price of the least expensive iPad.