HTC will not releasing an Android tablet anytime Soon

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HTC is not interested in releasing a tablet to rival Apple's iPad. At least, not yet.

Eric Lin, the company's global PR and online community manager, told Pocket-lint: "We are always looking at it, but, right now, the whole idea is that in order to be successful with a tablet, you need to have something compelling. And not just a compelling form factor".

And that means HTC is happy to sit back and see what the rest of the market does first: "You need to find that compelling use, that compelling story, that one compelling feature. And we are not going to do anything until we have found that", Lin said.

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"You've seen how, at Computex, there were 80 different Android tablets", he continued. "So if we just release an Android tablet, then we're one of 81… Whereas, if we have a compelling feature, a really compelling use, anything like that, then it'll help us to stand out. It's going to take a lot of work searching for that".

And that is why there'll be nothing tablet-sized from HTC this year, UK or otherwise. However, with the big screen HTC Ace on the horizon…

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