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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

Chuwi rolls out latest dual-boot Android and Windows tablet, Chuwi Hi8

The Chuwi Hi8 is a neat little tablet that boasts the now almost expected from tablets coming out of China dual-boot Android KitKat and Windows 8.1 OS switch system. The 8-inch tablet has a 1920 x 1200 WUXGA IPS display and runs on an Intel Z3736F processor. On the memory front it holds its own with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage - not too shabby for a sub-$120 tablet. It runs on a 4,000mAh battery, which'll give five hours use. The Hi8 is currently available to pre-order and will ship by the end of the month. Via gizchina

Two new Acer tablets announced: Iconia One 8 B1-820 and Iconia One 7 B1-760HD

June 2, 2015 by Tom in Acer, Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Acer has announced two new Iconia tablets ahead of Computex 2015. Some key features have been revealed for the Iconia One 8 B1-820 and Iconia One 7 B1-760HD Android tablets. The 8-inch model will run Android 5.1 and use Acer Precision Plus technology - they handy system that supports pen input from regular pens. It will run on a MediaTek octa-core processor backed up by 1GB of RAM and with 16GB or 32GB storage options. The 7-incher will sport an HD IPS screen and come in a variety of colours (pictured above). It runs on an Intel Atom Z3735G processor with 1GB of RAM, has up to 32GB storage, Android 5.0 and a 5MP camera. Price and release date TBA. Via tablet-news

PIPO X8 Dual OS Windows and Android tablet, mini PC and TV!

May 29, 2015 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The PIPO X8 packs in a lot. Not content with being a Windows / Android dual-boot tablet, thanks to the wedge shape design, it also houses a mini PC and TV tuner box. The X8 has a 7-inch IPS display at 1280 x 800 pixels. It runs on an Intel Bay Trail Z3736F quad-core processor and has 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. The dual boot switches between Android 4.4 and Windows 8.1, and it houses four USB ports, ethernet port, microUSB, microSD and a DC-12V power port. It launches in June in China for the very reasonable price of $97. [gallery link="file"] Via tablet-news

Google Project Tango tablet now available to all (in the US)

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

The previously developers-only tablet, Google's Project Tango, is now available for all to buy in the US. Project Tango is a hard-working experimental tablet that features cameras and depth sensors that map the surrounding area to create 3D models of the environment. This'll be cool and fun to fiddle with but also serves professional purposes for everyone from architects to archeologists. It comes with 4GB of RAM to tackle the premium processing and it has a 7-inch display. The Tango is now about half its original price, costing $512 on the Google Store. Via techradar  

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