ASUS Planning 3G Tab, MeeGo, Android Netbooks

With CeBit in full swing over in Germany, it seems ASUS has been eager to get the word out about its future plans in the mobile market. CEO Jerry Shen has gone on record saying his company is planning a 3D tablet, a MeeGo netbook, and a Windows Phone 7 smartphone in the next year or so.

Liliputing reports that while speaking to Russian media, Jerry gave a quick rundown of what we can expect from ASUS over the next year and into 2012. Of course, with tablets and smartphones being such a driving force in the industry, both featured heavily on the company's upcoming agenda. Shen said they plan on releasing a tablet with 3D capabilities as well as a Windows Phone 7 smartphone in 2012. Unfortunately, he didn't lay out any details for that 3D tablet, such as OS, so we'll have to wait and see there.

Interestingly, Shen also revealed that though ASUS has high hopes for tablets, it's not giving up on its beloved netbook line either. The company is planning an Atom-based Android netbook as well as an Atom-based MeeGo netbook. The future of MeeGo, the mobile OS that came as a result of a partnership between Nokia and Intel, was cast in an unsteady light not too long ago when Nokia announced plans to make Windows Phone 7 its primary smartphone OS.

Also, while the world is going gaga for dual-core tablets, Jerry says that the tablet market will soon move towards quad-core tablets, though didn't offer any further information or elaborate on this statement.

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