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Cube i7 Remix OS Tablet launches at $160

May 23, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Cube, Other Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Following the Ubuntu version of the Cube i7, comes a version running the custom Remix OS - a modified operating system built from the framework of Android 4.4.4. It runs on an 11.6-inch IPS tablet with a resolution of 1920 x 1080-pixels. The tablet is powered by an Intel Z3735F quad-core processor and comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It's powered by a big 8400mAh Li-Po battery and has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facer. The Cube i7 Remix launched this week at $160. Via geeky-gadgets

500GB NVIDIA SHIELD Pro tablet finally confirmed… mostly

May 22, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, NVIDIA, Tablet with No Comments.

Last week Amazon listed the 500GB NVIDIA SHIELD Pro, the next incarnation of the popular gaming tablet famed for its graphics capabilities. It was swiftly removed but again appeared a few days later on the NVIDIA website - before being taken down again. The tablet was dismissed as a dev device but an insider has let on that it is infact a consumer device and will be officially announced before the end of May. The list price was US$299, though that could go up or down before the official announcement. Via androidcommunity

Sophisticated design for budget Texet X-Pad 8.2 3G Android tablet

May 21, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Launching soon in Russia, the Texet X-Pad 8.2 3G Android tablet is a budget slate with a smart design that brings to mind the Nexus 7. The tablet runs on a quad-core MediaTek MT8382 Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1..3GHz. There are no shortage of data option thanks to its support for 3G, WiFI and AGPS. It comes with Android 4.4 KitKat and has an 8-inch, 1280 x 800-pixel display. The cameras are bog standard at 2MP and 0.3MP rear and front respectively. The battery is a 4000mAh unit that promises 7 hours of video playback. It'll be out in Russia for $141. Via tablet-news  

AT&T Trek HD tablet for mid-price 4G LTE connection on the go

May 18, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

AT&T has announced the AT&T Trek HD Android tablet, a mid-range device that provides an affordable option for a 4G LTE internet connection on the go. The 8-inch tablet has a 1280 x 800-pixel display, runs on a Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.6GHz and comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Onboard storage is 16GB, expandable to 32GB via microSD. To keep up with the extra battery usage from the LTE connection it carries a 4,060mAh Li-Ion battery that offers 8 hours usage. The back camera is a 5MP unit and the front-facer is 2MP. It weighs 0.75lb and is out now for $199 outright or in the US $49.99 with a two-year contract. Via tablet-news

New Sharp Android tablet Aquos Pad SH-05G to launch in Japan

May 14, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Sharp has announced its new Android tablet, the Sharp Aquos Pad SH-05G through Japanese carrier DoCoMo. The 7-inch tablet has an IGZO LCD panel with a 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution and Pure Red technology. It supports LTE connectivity as well as One Seg and Full Seg TV and comes with Android 5.0 onboard. The processor is a Snapdragon 810 and it comes with 2GB of RAM, 32GB storage and a 3900mAh battery. It'll go on sale mid-July, price TBA. Via tablet-news

Auris Zwing boombox speaker and tablet hybrid

May 14, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Audio, Tablet with No Comments.

This concept boombox with Android tablet built in is either an innovation or Homer Simpson's dream car, depending on your point of view. Currently in the campaign phase on Indiegogo, the Auris Zwing is a 7-inch Android tablet backed up on each side by a loudspeaker that houses 1-inch silk dome tweeters and two 3-inch woofers and Digital Signal Processing (DSP). The modern slant on the ghetto blaster has a 5,000mAh battery for eight hours video, 15 hours music or 20 hours tablet-free listening (onboard speaker storage at 8GB or 32GB). Also onboard is an HDMI port, microUSB port, USB output support for WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, NFC and Airplay. The tablet also has a 5MP front-facing camera. If it hits its goal and hits the shelves it'll retail for $399 for the 8GB versi

Cube i6 Air is a dual-boot Android and Windows tablet

Cube has released a WiFi-only model of its i6 Air tablet, which in losing the 3G support cuts the price down to under US$150. The Cube i6 Air WiFi model has a 9.7-inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel display and runs on an Intel Atom Z3735F Bay Trail processor. On the memory front there's 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage, expandable via microSD. The dual boot options are built into the system, with an InsydeQ2S shortcut that shuts down the current OS and reboots to the other within a couple of minutes. The Air is now available to preorder in China for 899 Yuan (US$145). Via liliputing

Huawei MediaPad M2 Android tablet debuts in France

May 12, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huawei has launched the MediaPad M2 Android tablet in Paris, France. The 8-inch tablet has a full HD 1920 x 1200-pixel display and runs on a 64-bit octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 920 processor. Inside there's 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage that can be expanded via microSD. It ships with Android 5.0 lollipop and supports LTE Cat.4. It has a 4,800mAh battery, weighs 310g and is 7.8mm thick. The tablet will launch next month at $389. Via tablet-news

Huawei Honor Play and Honor Play Note Android tablets announced

May 1, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huawei has announced two new tablets, the Honor Play Tablet and the larger Honor Play Note. The Honor Play Tablet has a 7-inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display and runs on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It also has 1GB of RAM, 8GB storage (expandable to 32GB via microSD), as well as a microUSB 2.0 port. Also onboard is a 4,100mAh battery and WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G support. These aren't the most exciting specs but that's offset by the budget price tag of $96. The Honor Play Note is a larger tablet that has a 9,6-inch IPS HD display and runs on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. Inside is 1GB of RAM, 16GB storage expandable to 64GB via microSD  and a 4,800mAh battery. The rear camera is 5MP and the front-facer is 2MP. It comes with

Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet with S Pen stylus to hit Taiwan in May

April 28, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Samsung, Tablet with No Comments.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A will launch in Taiwan in May. A number of variants will be released, including 8-inch and 9.7-inch options, as well as the choice of WiFi or LTE. The Tab A will also feature the S Pen stylus. The slate is 7.5mm thick and weighs 334-490g, depending on the model. Tab As will ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage and a 5MP rear camera. The 8-inch model will pack in a 4200mAh battery while the 9.7-inch model has a 6000mAh battery. It will launch in the choice of dark grey and white. Prices start at $294. Via tablet-news

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