Archive for the Android Tablet Category

Dual-boot Chuwi Hi8 tablet now ships with Windows 10 from the off

August 28, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Chuwi, Other Tablet, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The dual-boot Chuwi Hi8 tablet was slated to launch with Android 4.4.4 KitKat and Windows 8.1 but now Chuwi will be shipping with the latest version of Windows, Windows 10, right away. The Hi8 has an 8-inch Full HD display with a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution.   It runs on a quad-core Intel Z3736F processor clocked at 2.16GHz and backed up with an Intel HD GPU and 2GB of RAM.   Storage is a respectable 32GB (expandable up to 96GB via microSD) and connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.   The cameras are 2MP at the rear and a 0.3MP front-facer, all powered by a 4,000mAh battery.   It’s available now for as low as $89.99. [gallery link="file"] Via tablet-news

World’s thinnest tablet – Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 gets officially unveiled in China

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

  The super-slim 5.6mm-thick Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 has been officially unveiled, along with its full stats. The tablet will ship in two sizes” 8-inch and 9.7-inch. Both will sport a Super AMOLED display with a  2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. They run on an octacore Exynos 7433 processor and come with 3GB of RAM, 32GB and 64GB storage options and microSD expansion.   The tablet’s rear camera is 8MP and it has a 2.1MP front-facer. Also onboard is a fingerprint scanner and they both ship with Android Lollipop.   The 8-inch model has a 4,000mAh battery, while the 7.7-incher has a 5,870mAh unit.   So we have pics, official stats, all we need now is the all-important price tag. [gallery link="file"] Via tablet-news

LG looks to conquer the multimedia market with G Pad II 10.1-inch tablet

August 26, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

  Looking at its stats, it’s clear the LG Pad II is built to be a multimedia heavyweight: it has a large, hi-res display, a big battery, it’s lightweight and it has a snappy processor.   The 10.1-inch tablet has a 1920 x 1200-pixel WUXGA display and runs on a zippy Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.26GHz.   For watching on the move, the 7,400mAh battery should see users through at least a couple of films on a train journey. It ships with Android 5.1.1 lollipop and comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage – expandable via microSD.   It weighs 489g, is 7.8mm thick and supports Cat. 4 LTE connectivity for on the go streaming.   There’s also Reader Mode, Dual Mode and QuickMemo+.   Price and re

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 3 8 leaks ahead of official IFA 2015 reveal

August 25, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Lenovo, Tablet with No Comments.

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 3 8, the 8-inch version of popular tablet has leaked, along with details of its two variations. Lenovo will release two versions of the Tablet 3 8: The 3-850M and 2850F  -  the difference being one getting on the go connectivity with an LTE model. The regular Yoga cylinder is present, along with a folding stand. They run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor clocked at 1.1GHZ and have an 8MP rear cam and a not too exciting 1.6MP front-facer. The 8-inch display is at 1280 x 800 pixels and it comes with 1GB of RAM and 16GB storage. Connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. They run on a 6200 mAh battery, which gives an impressive 20 hours use, and the shell is 7mm thick. Price is expected to be announced at the offici

Samsung goes supersize with rumoured 18.4-inch Tahoe Android tablet

August 24, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Samsung, Tablet with No Comments.

Samsung is making it large, according to reports of the company's development of the Tahoe SM-T670 Android tablet, which is apparently an 18.4-inch model. Remember when it was exciting to get a 12-inch TV for your bedroom? How times change. But that's enough of the granddad talk: The Tahoe's big display will be a TFT LCD unit at 1920 x 1080-pixels resolution. It's expected to run Android 5.1 on an octa-core Exynos 7580 processor clocked at 1.6GHz and with 2GB of RAM. There'll also be 32GB storage (expandable to 128GB via microSD) and will be powered by a 5,700 mAh battery. With these stats, it's much more a tablet than the hybrid portable PCs that are usually at this size. Let's see if Samsung decide to make it official. Via slashgear

Acer starts production on its Predator gaming tablet with sights trained on NVIDIA’s Shield

August 24, 2015 by Tom in Acer, Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The Acer Predator Android gaming tablet was first teased back in April. Since then we've learned some more details, such as its potential processor. Now the Predator 8 model has reportedly gone into production proper and will be available as soon as then end of this year. The resolution of the 8-inch screen is as yet unknown but it's still likely the tablet will run on an Intel 64-bit Atom X7 processor - the quad-core X7-Z8700 unit clocked at 2.4GHz. The chip is backed up by an integrated Intel HD Graphics processor clocked at 600MHz, fingers crossed a separate GPU will be onboard too for a proper boost and to let it take on NVIDIA. Now it's entered production, full stats should be announced soon. Via androidheadlines

Micromax Canvas Tab P680 budget Android Lollipop tablet launches in India

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

Micromax previously graced our news pages with their secondary phone that doubles as a back-up battery. Now they’ve put out an 8-inch budget tablet that comes complete with Android Lollipop out the box. The tablet has an 8-inch WXGA IPS, anti-glare display and runs on a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and backed up with 1GB of RAM.   Storage is 16GB (expandable via microSD) and it has a bog-standard 5MP rear can and a 2MP front-facer.   It’s a dual SIM device and supports WiFI, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G connectivity.   The battery is a respectable 4,000mAh unit and it’ll launch on August 22 for under $150.   Via tablet-news  

High-end ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 tablet arrives

August 19, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus, Tablet with No Comments.

The high-end version of the ASUS ZenPad S is here and comes with a clutch of impressive specs. The ZenPad S 8.0 has a 7.9-inch, 2048 x 1536-pixel resolution display and runs on an Intel Atom Z3580 64-bit processor. Upping the stats from the model that came out last month at Best Buy, this version comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage, expandable further via microSD. The back camera is 8MP and the front-facer is 5MP. It's a stylish tablet, with a nice decal on the back and looks that set it apart. The chassis is 6.6mm thick and it weighs 298g. It's a USB Type C device and costs $299. Via tablet-news

Cubot X15 phablet with impressive camera and Android 5.1 for budget price

August 11, 2015 by Tom in Android Phone, Android Tablet, Phone, Tablet with No Comments.

The Cubot X15 5.5-inch phablet sports a 16MP camera and ships with Android 5.1 for the budget presale price of $165. When it goes on full sale the price will jump to $232 so this is probably the time to pounce if it floats your boat. The X15 has a Full HD 5.5-inch IPS display and runs on a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, backed up by a Mali T720 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Onboard storage is 16GB, which is expandable by up to 32GB via microSD. It's a dual SIM handset and supports GPS, USB OTG, Bluetooth 4.0 and LTE. It weighs 150g and is 6.9mm thick. The main selling point is the cameras - with its 16MP rear cam and 8MP front-facer. [gallery link="file"] Via tablet-news

Chuwi Hi8 dual boot tablet out now and snapped in the wild

August 9, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Chuwi, Other Tablet, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The Chuwi Hi8 dual boot debuted in June when it went on pre-order, but now it's out at a nice price and has been comprehensively snapped by tablet-news. The 8-inch tablet boots to both Windows and Android 4.4.4 KitKat and can be found for less than $100. The guts are housed in a polycarbonate shell with two metal strips on the sides. It weighs 304g and is 8mm thick. The 8-inch tablet is a 1920 x 1200-pixel unit and the tablet runs on an Intel Atom Z3736F processor clocked at 2.16GHz. Memory stats are 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. It's powered by a 4,000mAh battery and is out now. [gallery link="file"] Via tablet-news

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