[Rumor] Amazon's Android Tabs to Come in 7 & 10-inch Varieties with Quad-Core Tegras

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    A Silicon Valley analyst, named Tim Bajarin, claims to have insider info that Amazon's Android Tablets will come in 7-inch and 10-inch models during the Christmas holiday season this year, and will be sporting NVIDIA's newest Quad-Core Tegra processors. He also added that it looks like the "black and white E Ink-like display & color LCD" hybrid by Qualcomm and Pixel Qi, will not be ready until 2012 or even 2013. More than likely, Amazon will opt for a "Fringe Field Switching" LCD from Samsung with these first batches of Amazon Androids. It'll be interesting to see if his 'intel' turns out to be accurate.

    Source: AndroidTablets.net via Engadget
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    NVIDIA did state that the new chip would be in tablets by August. August announcement with a november launch in time for the holidays perhaps?
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    quad core tablets? That seems excessive. I don't care for the e-ink display. Give me a big pretty LCD