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Seems like Google can no longer afford to wait since every major player is going to OR have launched their tablets. Probably Google is still waiting to see what consumers really want before jumping on to the tablet-bandwagon. It is now confirmed that Google is quietly experimenting with different UI designs for it’s upcoming Tablet, the gTablet?

Google has quietly posted a few concept images and videos on the Chromium OS project page detailing it’s own plans for the upcoming tablet that will be equipped with Chrome OS. The videos mostly talk about the UI design for browsing with the control bar on the left and adjustable browser occupying the rest of the screen.

Here are some of the key features in the UI design:

  • Keyboard interaction with the screen: anchored, split, attached to focus.
  • Launchers as an overlay, providing touch or search as means to access web sites.
  • Contextual actions triggered via dwell.
  • Zooming UI for multiple tabs
  • Tabs presented along the side of the screen
  • Creating multiple browsers on screen using a launcher

Even though some people are saying that it would be “an iPad without apps” but they fail to bring into account something that iPad, iPhone and iPod touch lacks: Native support for multi-tasking and Flash. So if you are getting that on this one then most of us are going to love it. Or not?

Take a look at the concept images:

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For more information on the Google’s tablet, visit the Chrome OS project page