Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) will launch its own Android tablet shortly. The hardware will be made by partners which includes Samsung
According to The Wall Street Journal
Google Inc undaunted by a short-lived attempt to sell a smartphone on its own, is now pushing into Apple’s iPad market.
The Internet search company is planning to market and sell tablets directly to consumers through an online store, similar to rivals Apple and Amazon.com Inc according to people familiar with the matter. The move is an effort to turn around sluggish sales of tablet computers powered by Google’s Android software.