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TQ InCover One 8.3-inch HD Bay Trail tablet targets pros

April 22, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Other Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

With professionals in its sights, German company TQ has announced the InCover One, an 8.3-inch full HD Bay Trail tablet that supports Windows 8.1, Android 4.4 and Linux. It boasts a waterproof and dust proof housing, a removable battery and will bounce back from a 1.8 metre drop in the optional MIL case. The tablet runs on an Intel Atom quad-core Bay Trail-T CPU, has 2GB RAM, 64GB storage as standard (with 32GB and 128GB options also available) and support from WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS and optional 3G and 4G connectivity. The cameras are 8MP (rear) and 2MP (front) and the ?SDXC card slot takes up to 2TB expansion. The battery runs for 10 hours and the processor options are Intel Atom Z3745 and Atom Z3746 Bay Trail chips.

Hisense Sero 8 budget Rockchip tablet

April 16, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet with No Comments.

The Hisense Sero 8 is the latest budget tablet from the Chinese company. It runs on a quad-core Rockchip RK3188T processor and has an 8-inch screen with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. The Sero 8 comes loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box and is clocked at 1.6GHz. There's 1GB RAM, 16GB on-board storage and microSD expansion. So far so good but at the budget price of £90 (US$150), something's got to give - here it's the cameras: 2MP rear and VGA front. Other than that, it has the standard WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity and is powered by a 4000mAh battery. Via gizchina & liliputing

RK3288-powered PiPO tablet debuts at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

April 15, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet with No Comments.

As we expected, the latest high-powered HD PiPO tablet has been unveiled at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. The company is showing off its new device, which is powered by a RockChip RK3288 processor and has a 9.7-inch Retina display. With it they are introducing ARM SeeMore Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression, which apparently offers reduced energy consumption, high quality compression and better compression rates. The RK3288 A17 series uses the latest ARM core tech for the balance of power consumption and performance. It also packs Mali's T764 GPU chip for better graphics production. It also supports H.265 10Bit playback. Looking forward to seeing more of this tablet, which could be released under the P1 name. Via imp3

10-inch ASUS Transformer Pad TF103 with KitKat & Bay Trail preview

April 14, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus with No Comments.

ASUS has leaked details of the latest Transformer model, the TF103, which will boast a 10-inch screen, run Android 4.4 KitKat and run on a meaty Bay Trail quad-core CPU. It should come with a keyboard and will be powered by the Intel Atom Z3745 processor, have 1GB RAM and 16GB storage. It's clocked at 1.33GHz but can be boosted to 1.83GHz with the turbo feature. The TF103 also supports microSD expansion, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 and two cameras. Via tablet-news

MiUi Xiaomi Mi Pad tablet due in May

April 12, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet with No Comments.

Housed in a metallic shell, the Xiaomi Mi Pad tablet will be launched in May, and will come loaded with the MiUi interface. It's rumoured to have a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, a recent incarnation of Android, as well as MiUi - all for under $200. It's also expected to have an HD 7.9-inch display. More details and images are they're announced. Via tablet news

Gree budget dual-core tablets come in many colours

April 9, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet with No Comments.

Fresh out of Shenzhen, China, is a new colour range of 9-inch dual-core budget tablets. The specs are pretty standard, namely ATM7021 dual-core processors, 512MB RAM, 8GB storage, 800 x 480 pixel display, and Android 4.2.2. It also supports HDMI out and TF card expansion. Via shanzhaiben

Samsung next tablet SM-T800 likely to be 10.5-inch HD Super AMOLED slate

April 9, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Samsung with No Comments.

The spec sheet for the new Samsung SM-T800 has been unearthed and promises a new 10.5-inch tablet with a 2560 x 1600 resolution Super AMOLED screen. It's also likely to run on a quad-core Snapdragon processor with 2GB RAM and will come loaded with Android KitKat 4.4.2 and a choice of 16, 32 or 64GB of storage. The SM-T800 should also have an 8MP rear camera, a 2MP front cam. Via techradar

HP means business with Slate 8 Pro update

April 8, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, HP with No Comments.

The HP Slate 8 Pro tablet puts on a suit and tie for its latest update, the Slate 8 Pro Business. The new model now comes with Android 4.4 KitKat, in place of the regular Pro's 4.2 Jellybean. It also supports NFC wireless communication, as well as 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Miracast wireless display streaming. The Slate 8 Pro Business is an 8-inch tablet with a 1600 x 1200 pixel display, an NVIDIA Tegra 4 ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core CPU and 1GB RAM. It has 16GB storage, microSD expansion, a micro HDMI port, 8MP rear camera and a 720p front-facing camea. It's currently listed at $349. Via liliputing

PiPo to launch Rockchip RK3288 4K tablets in April

March 29, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Rockchip with No Comments.

Trusted tablet makers PiPo will launch a series of tablets running on the new Rockchip RK3288 at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in April. Expected are 8.9-inch, 9.7-inch and 10.1-inch models powered by the RK3288 - a 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A17 quad-core processor with ARM Mali T-760 graphics. The 10.1-inch model will boast a 2560 x 1600 pixel display and will support 4K video playback. With this new chip and HD display, the 10.1-inch PiPo is likely to rival Retina displays, while the smaller models are expected to run a 2048 x 1536 resolution. Stay tuned for full details - we'll cover all the news from the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. Via liliputing

Cheap Chuwi V17HD Android tablet costs less than 50 dollars

March 27, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Chuwi with No Comments.

The 7-inch Chuwi V17HD clocks in at under US$50. The budget tablet runs on a quad-core Rockchip KR3188 processor clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali 400 graphics chip, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, WiFi and a front camera. The display's 1024 x 600 and it also apparently runs Android 4.4 KitKat, making it a cheap way to check out the latest OS. Via tablet-news

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