Lenovo: LePad Tablet to Launch in U.S. Next Year
Lenovo Group Ltd. plans to launch a tablet computer called the LePad in the U.S. next year, Chief Executive Yang Yuanqing said Friday, joining a growing set of companies looking to compete with Apple Inc.'s popular iPad in a young but growing tablet market.
China's biggest personal-computer maker by shipments is following rivals such as Dell Inc. that see tablets as a new potential growth driver. Dell already sells a five-inch tablet called the Streak and plans to launch seven-inch and 10-inch tablets. Samsung Electronics Co. is rolling out its Galaxy Tab