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China Mobile releases its own Android tablet – the P711 LTE

December 17, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Carrier China Mobile has released its own branded tablet, the P711 LTE Android tablet. It has a 7-inch IPS LCD display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and runs on a quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. There's 1GB of RAM, 16GB storage and it runs on a 4100 mAh battery. It supports TD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/GSM connectivity, as well as Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi. The rear camera is 5MP, the front-facer's 0.3MP and it comes in black or silver options. Given how many tablets there are out there with similar spec, at $249 this isn't a particularily exciting tablet, but maybe there are some contract perks for adopting the carrier's own hardware. Via tablet-news

Sub-$100 Windows tablets improving – Vido W8C Freedom Light tablet

December 17, 2014 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

2014 has been the year of sub-$100 Windows tablets and it looks like 2015 will continue the trend with better specs. The Vido W8C is a Windows 8.1 tablet that comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It runs on an Intel Atom Z3735F quad-core Bay Trail processor and has an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 IPS display. There's also HDMI out, a 4200mAh battery, microSD expansion, WiFi and Bluetooth. It's out at 599 yuan (US $97). Via liliputing

NEC to release 8-inch LaVie Tab S LTE Android tablet

December 17, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

NEC is set to release its latest tablet, the LaVie Tab S - an 8-inch tablet that runs Android 4.4 KitKat on an Intel Atom processor. The lightweight tablet weighs 205g and is 7.9mm thick. It has an 8-inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display and runs on a quad-core Intel 64-bit processor clocked at 1.33GHz. It has WiFi as standard but an LTE version will also be available with an unlocked SIM slot. Onboard there's 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. It'll be out very soon for $283 (WiFi versions) and $344 (LTE). Via tablet-news

Huawei reveals new Honor T1 Android tablet

December 17, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huawei has announced details of its new Android tablet, the Honor T1. The T1 is has an 8-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800. It runs on a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, has 2GB of RAM and 8GB onboard storage, which is expandable via microSD. It's quite a neat looking tablet and its 4800 mAh battery is a nice selling point. It has a 5MP rear camera and looks like it'll be in the 'phablet' category with talk capabilities. It'll be out for 9,999 INR (US $158). [gallery link="file"] Via slashgear  

New LG Tab Book Duo Windows 8 tablet hybrid joins the Tab Book family

December 15, 2014 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The latest LG Tab Book hybrid tablet, the Tab Book Duo, is a Windows portable workstation, compete with magnetic Bluetooth keyboard. It'll have a 10.1-inch LCD display and run on a quad-core Intel processor. Launching first in Korea, it''ll cost 740,000 KRW (US $670). The tablet part weighs 530g, which is bumped up to 792g with the keyboard attached. It has USB 3.0 connectivity, as well as a micro HDMI port. Battery life is touted to be 11 hours. Via slashgear

Split-screen Sailfish OS Jolla tablet gets funding – out Spring 2015

December 11, 2014 by Tom in Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The crowdfunding mission for the Jolla tablet was a success, so 2015 will see the launch of the new tablet that offers split-screen functionality and runs Sailfish OS. Supporters paid in force and en masse to get this made and they'll be rewarded in the spring with their tablets. The tablet will also support Android apps and will have a 7.85-inch IPS LCD display, 32GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, a 4,300 mAh battery and a 5MP camera. Via tablet-news

Youku – the Chinese YouTube – to launch Android tablet and media streamer in China

December 11, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Hardware News, Tablet with 1 Comment.

YouTube's international but the video service of choice in China is Youku Todou. Youko is capitalising on its success with the launch of a tablet, smart TV box and WiFi router in January 2015. The Android tablet will have a 15.6-inch screen (all the better to see you with, Youku). It'll run on a Rockchip RK2388 processor and have a 10-point capacitive touch screen at the unconventional 1366 x 768 pixels. It'll have 8GB of storage, which means it's probably going to be touted as primarily a viewing device. The WiFi router will use peer-2-peer technology for video delivery and the TV box will offer 4K streaming. Via liliputing

Eastern European Allview Viva Android tablets launched in three sizes, all with 4G LTE

December 10, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The Romanian tablet manufacturer Allview has announced three new LTE members of the Viva Android tablet range: a 7-inch tablet, an 8-incher and a 10-inch slate. Each tablet runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat - check out the specs for the Viva H7 LTE, Viva H8 LTE and the Viva H10 LTE below. The smallest of the bunch is the 7-inch H7, which has a 1024 x 600 pixel IPS display and runs on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5Ghz. It's backed up by 1GB of RAM and has 8GB of storage (expandable to 32GB via microSD). The cameras aren't too exciting - the rear's a 2MP shooter and the front-facer is 0.3MP. It has a 2,500mAh battery and will cost $167. The Viva H8 LTE has a 1,280 x 800 pixel IPS display and packs a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It shares the same memory specs as the H7 but

3D-mapping Google Project TANGO tablet now available for the public

December 6, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Once the plaything of only developers, the environment-mapping Google Project TANGO tablet is now available to all. The 7-inch Full HD tablet packs in with some hefty memory to make sure the motion tracking camera and integrated depth sensor work well. A Project TANGO tablet comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. There's WiFi and NFC connectivity and it costs a hefty $1024. Via tablet-news

Chiwi Vi8 Windows tablet full specs announced

December 5, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Chuwi, Tablet with No Comments.

The Chuwi Vi8 Windows tablet is on the way at the introductory price of 9,500 yuan (US $150 - $50 over the expected price). The tablet has an 8-inch full HD IPS display at 1280 x 800 pixels with a 178-degree ultra-wide viewing angle. It's powered by a quad-core 64-bit Intel Z3735F processor clocked at 1.83GHz. Backing it up is 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. It's a fairly slim tablet at 7.9mm and weighs 350g. Microsoft Office comes installed, along with access to 30GB OneDrive space. [gallery link="file"] Via imp3

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