In a recent interview with CNET, Samsung exec Hankil Yoon confessed: "Honestly, we're not doing very well in the tablet market." Oops.
Now Samsung – in the UK at least – is hoping to salvage something from that undeniably negative comment. Ready for some desperate marketing spin?
Samsung UK suggested to TechRadar: “Seeking to kill your own product by releasing increasingly compelling devices might position Samsung as a confident brand." Uhm, ok.
Sammo went on to described the Galaxy Tab as: "A brand ambitious to improve its products so that the choice for consumers is between several Samsung products rather than between Samsung and its competitors' products."
Yep, and probably the best way to do that is by throwing a whole bunch of mud at the wall and seeing what sticks. The Samsung Galaxy Tab exists in 7 (x2), 7.7, 8.9 and 10.1in (x2) flavours. Yep, that’s six different Samsung Galaxy Tabs.
And heck, why not throw in a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for good measure? To be fair, it’s been quite well received at Mobile World Congress, but the iPad 3 launch event has been set for March 7…