The Ipad will create a market for tablets, but I think that Android based
devices that have OLPC (Pixel Qi) screens without the need for backlight
like the Notion Ink Adam will be much more compelling to consumers.
They will offer a superior reading experience and probably have flash, add
to that all the services Google offers and you have a very compelling
Competition will drive the prices down (399 will probably be the maximum
they can ask for).
Apple will sell lots of Ipads, but Linux will be on a lot more tablets.
PS. Google should have bought Lala.com. Music is important for such a