29 Mar '11, 4am

Move over, iPad: Chinese computer giant Lenovo launches its own tablet computer, the LePad, in China

Move over, iPad: Chinese computer giant Lenovo launches its own tablet computer, the LePad, in China

In a picture taken on March 7, 2011, the CEO of China's biggest PC maker Lenovo, Yang Yuanqing, launches the company's new tablet, LePad, at a ceremony in Beijing. -- PHOTO: AFP SHANGHAI - CHINESE computer giant Lenovo has launched its own tablet computer at home as it tries to compete for a share of an increasingly crowded market dominated by Apple's iPad. The LePad - powered by Google's Android software - was launched in China on Monday at a Chinese-media only event. Lenovo will begin selling LePad directly to Chinese consumers this week through its own retail stores and it will put it on sale outside China by June, spokesman Jay Chen told Dow Jones Newswires. The firm said in a statement that it was aggressively pursuing the mobile Internet device business and established a special division - the Mobile Internet and Digital Home Business Group - this year to better comp...

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