The Microsoft founder Bill Gates does not believe the tablet iPad introduced by Apple in late January will become a mass product. According to Gates iPad is interesting to the general public that want to possess the capabilities of a tablet-PC. Bill Gates cited the shortcomings of the new device the lack of recognition out loud, the possibility of introducing a pen, a physical keyboard, ie, it is only a good reader for electronic books. The founder of Microsoft, adding that unlike the iPhone, iPad is a better device than existing solutions.
Nintendo president Satoru Iuata was also critical to iPad and he stated that the new product has no surprises and only represents “a big iPhone”. Sony also intend to enter tablet market with a similar product.