Chinese telecommunications operator China Telecom has announced the launch of its first customized 3G tablet computer product named LifePad.
The gizmo has an embedded EVDO module and supports China Telecom’s 3G network.
It runs Microsoft Office viewing software, mobile television software, and handwriting-recognition software. It also merges China Telecom’s eSurfing platform and the Android platform
China Telecom’s chairman Wang Xiaochu had indicated that it will negotiate with Apple for the possibility to introduce the product into the Chinese market.
However if you are making something cheaper that your customers already like then why bother?