We have known for some months that Walmart was preparing to breathe life into Bloomberg According to this week, a trio of Onn devices will finally hit the dying tablet market.
While Bloomberg suspects that Walmart wants to cut the market share of Apple's iPad can be due to its pricing strategy to assume that it is another company giant. With each new tablet under $ 1
The product lineup includes three models: a $ 64 US 8-inch tablet, a $ 79 US $ 10.1-inch, and a second 10.1-inch detachable keyboard device. In comparison, the 8-inch version of Amazon Fire HD costs $ 79.99 and the 10.1-inch version of Fire HD costs $ 149.99. Amazon does not offer a detachable keyboard Fire Tablet, but it does offer the recently updated 7-inch Fire Tablet for $ 49.99, which Walmart did not match with its initial tablet offerings.
The specifications of the 8-inch Onn tablet, which is already listed on the Walmart website, show that it is not a real challenge for the iPad mini unless it costs much less. While the 8-inch iPad features Apple's own processor, a Retina display and 64GB of built-in memory, the Onn features an unnamed chipmaker's quad-core processor, 16GB of storage and a screen resolution of 1280×800 pixels. Given the relatively low price, the 10.1-inch Onn tablets are not surprisingly equivalent.
Although Apple continued to grow its share of the tablet market in the first quarter of 2019, according to researcher Amazon's Strategy Analytics company in the first quarter of 2019, the shipping percentage was even higher over the year, suggesting that its aggressive pricing strategy, despite the decline in the Market has brought dividends. Is Walmart too late to make his own entry into the budget tablet business, or can he still get a bite out of Amazon's stock (and maybe even nibble on Apple's)?