Jack Ma is often dubbed as Steve Jobs of his country China. Because it's Alibaba, his company, will introduce a tablet device that will be a strong rival iPad in China.
This tablet device will be released later this year, according to Wang Jiang, CTO of Alibaba. Tablets will be produced by this Tianyu will use the Linux-based operating system, Aliyun, which was released in July 2011 and Alibaba.
Tianyu name and Aliyun very popular in China because artificial devices Tianyu K-Touch W700, which is the first operating system that uses Aliyun Chinese society has been used since the beginning of this year. Phone made by Tianyu are sold at a price of 416 U.S. dollars.
Alibaba has not issued detailed specification and price of this new tablet. But certainly, the possibility of a tablet named "YanPad" This will be linked into a network of online commerce, retail, and payment platform and cloud computing services owned by Alibaba.
Operating systems 'cloud computing' Aliyun to be used in tablet Alibaba is indeed very popular in China, but the challenge will come from his iPad with IOS and Android tablets and other tablets with a very low price.
In China alone, Apple products are very popular. Apple says China will become Apple's second-largest market, after the United States. Apple is very serious work on the market in China, is seen from the Apple Store will be opening some new, following the successful opening of Apple Store in Shanghai.