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Lenovo Tab2 A8-50F Android Lollipop tablet to launch in Japan

July 31, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Lenovo, Tablet with No Comments.

Lenovo will release the Lenovo Tab2 A8-50F Android tablet in Japan - a not too bad spec tablet at a relatively cheap price. The A8-50F runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and runs on a 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT8161 processor clocked at 1.3GHz. It sports an 8-inch, WXGA IPS display at 1280 x 800 pixels and packs 1GB of RAM an comes in 8GB or 16GB storage size options. It has a 5MP rear cam and a 2MP front-facer, and the whole thing is powered by a 4290mAh battery. Connectivity support includes LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0 and WiFi 802.11 b.g.n 2.4GHz. It comes in two colours - pearl white and midnight blue - and costs the not too bad for Japan price of $187. Via tablet-news

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 official announcement: two size options and more

July 22, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Samsung, Tablet with No Comments.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has officially been announced and it will launch in 8- and 9.8-inch variations, both with 4:3 aspect ratios. Both size displays are 2048 x 1536 resolution and both models run on an octacore processor, which measure up as four 1.9GHz cores and four 1.3GHz cores. The S2 comes with 3GB of RAM and storage options are 32GB and 64GB, expandable up to 128GB via microSD. The rear camera is 8MP and it has a 2.1MP front-facer. It will launch with Android Lollipop out of the box and connectivity options are WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. For security there's a fingerprint scanner beneath the home button and the unit measures 5.6mm thick. The two sizes have their own batteries - the 8-incher has a 4000mAh battery, while the 9.7-inch model carries a 5,870mAh

Four variants of Huawei MediaPad M2 tablet out in China

July 17, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The Huawei MediaPad M2 has launched in China in four variants, two with WiFi and two that support 4G LTE connectivity. The tablet has a uni-body metallic shell and it sports an 8-inch Full HD display at 1920 x 1200 pixels and runs on an octacore HiSilicon Kirin 920 processor clocked at 2.0GHz. It packs in 3GB of RAM and comes in 16GB or 64GB storage options. There's also a microSD card slot and the cams are 8MP (rear) and 2MP (front). For audio it runs a Harman Kardon chip to allow for surround sound audio and it runs Android 5.0 skinned wih EUI 3.1. The four models are WiFi, 16GB and 64GB ($255/$303) and 4G LTE 16GB and 64GB ($303/$368). Via tablet-news  

Colorfly i808 3G tablet with Intel Atom X3 Processor

July 8, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The dependable Chinese tablet maker Colorfly has announced another new tablet - the Colorfly i808 3G. Sadly not a tie-in with the classic Roland 808 drum machine, its number name instead refers to the 8-inch display. The i808 3G has an 8-inch HD IPS display and runs on a 64-bit, quad-core Intel Atom X3 SoFia processor (X3-X3220RK) with a Mali 450 MP4 GPU. On the memory front it has 1GB of RAM and 16GB storage. The rear camera is 2MP and the front-facer is 0.3MP. Connectivity options include 3G and WiFi. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat and packs in a 4,000mAh battery. The i808 will come in blue or white colour options, price and availability TBA but we're expecting a pretty low launch price as the specs aren't dazzling. Via tablet-news

9.6-inch Huawei MediaPad T1 (A21L) LTE tablet with Snapdragon 410

June 27, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The new Huawei MediaPad T1 (A21L) is a 9.6-inch tablet that fits in among the mid-range models for specs and price. It has a 9.6-inch, 1280 x 800-pixel display and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor. The T1 (A21L) comes with a standard 1GB of RAM and 16GB storage (expandable via microSD). On the camera side there's a 5MP rear cam and a 2MP front-facing unit. It runs on a 4800mAh battery and supports LTE connectivity for data on the move, and the OS is Android 4.4 skinned with Huawei's EMUI interface. Launch price is $214. Via gizchina

E Fun Nextbook Ares 8 supermarket budget tablet

June 23, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

After Tesco's success with its own-brand Hudl tablets, Walmart has secured exclusivity rights to the $78 E Fun Nextbook Ares 8 tablet - an 8-inch Android slate that ships with Android 5.0. The tablet has 1GB of RAM but holds its own in the budget stakes with its IPS display, 16GB eMMC storage (with microSD expansion) and Intel Atom Z3735G Bay Trail processor. It also has an micro MDMI port, micro USB 2.0 port and the display's 1280 x 800-pixels. Also onboard is GPS, a 2-axis g-sensor, two cameras and it comes in red, blue or black colour options. Via liliputing

Dual-boot? Get outta town! Teclast X80H budget tablet is a triple OS slate

The budget Teclast X80H tablet has taken the current triple-boot crown thanks to its ability to boot to Android, Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. The 8-inch IPS tablet runs on an Intel Bay Trail-T processor clocked at 1.33GHz. It carries 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, supports WiFi and runs Android 4.4, Windows 8.1, and Ubuntu Lite with a mouse and keyboard. With these higher-end budget stats, it's a good deal at just $100. Via tablet-news

Samsung Galaxy Tab E SM-T560 officially unveiled

June 17, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Samsung, Tablet with No Comments.

After much speculation and a few leaks, the Samsung Galaxy Tab E (SM-T560) tablet has been officially announced. The 9.6-inch Android tablet is aimed at the mid-range point of the market and runs on a quad-core processor. The tablet is 8.5mm thick, weighs 490g and the 9.6-inch TFT display is 800 x 1280-pixels. It runs on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and runs on the now old OS Android KitKat. The tablet also has 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of storage - pretty low but expandable via microSD. It'll run on a 5,000mAh battery - price and release date TBA. Via ubergizmo

256GB Archos 94 Magnus tablet canned

June 10, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Archos, Tablet with No Comments.

Archos has cancelled the release of the Archos 94 Magnus tablet, which was due to carry a hefty 256GB of storage. Alongside its large memory, the 9.4-inch tablet was due to run on a Rockchip RK3288 quad-core 2GHz processor, a 720p display and a 6400mAh battery. Word is the memory didn't have enough of pulling power in the eyes of distributors, thanks to the number of tablets that offer microSD expansion and the low cost of cards. As the memory was the only draw, it wasn't deemed enough to shift these units at between 299 and 250 euros ($337-394). Via tablet-news

New Cube T6 Android tablet with 4G LTE is less than $100

June 5, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Cube, Tablet with No Comments.

The Cube T6 tablet is a 6.89-inch tablet that runs on a quad-core processor and offers 4G LTE connectivity for under $100. The Cube T6 has a 6.98-inch, 5-point multitouch display at 1024 x 600 pixels. It runs on a quad-core Mediatek MT8735 processor clocked at 1.3GHz and has 1GB RAM alongside 8GB storage. While those stats aren't too exciting, the 4G LTE would make it a handy out-and-about tablet to go alongside your main one packed full of RAM and memory but without on the go connectivity. The T6 also has Miracast technology for streaming to TV sets. Also onboard is an FM receiver and a 3,500mAh battery. The rear camera is 2MP and the front-facer's 0.3MP. It also has a microSD card slot, dual-SIM support and a microUSB 2.0 port. The tablet weighs 240g and will cost

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