Archive for the Android Tablet Category

NVIDIA Shield Tablet gets LTE upgrade

September 17, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, NVIDIA, Tablet with No Comments.

The excellent all-rounder and game-centric NVIDIA Shield tablet has received another boost: an LTE model has been announced. The new version is available for pre-order for $399 and also comes with twice the storage, upping the memory to 32GB. The Shield has wowed reviewers not only for its game performance but for its day-to-day tablet characteristics, no doubt due to the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. Via geeky-gadgets

6mm Dell Venue 8 7000 – the world’s thinnest tablet

September 11, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Dell, Tablet with No Comments.

Launching in time for Christmas is the Dell Venue 8 7000 Android tablet, which promises to be the world's thinnest tablet at 6mm. The Venue 8 7000 will have an 8.4-inch OLED display with a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution and will run on an Intel Atom Z3500 Moorefield processor with Intel RealSense, which combines with its 3D camera to allow gesture controls. The bevel seems as skinny as the slate, so this should be one to watch. Via tablet-news

E Fun Nextbook NX700QC16G Android tablet is just $79

September 10, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The budget Android market continues to swell, this time with the help of the E Fun Nextbook NX700QC16G, which clocks in at just $79. The 7-inch tablet has a 1024 x 600 pixel display and runs on a quad-core MediaTek MT8127 processor clocked at 1.6GHz. The tablet also has 16GB storage, 1 GB of RAM, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 support, and microHDMI expansion. Via tablet-news

ASUS MeMo Pad 7 drives down price to beat budget tablet makers

September 2, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus, Tablet with No Comments.

The latest ASUS tablet, the MeMo Pad 7 ME70CX will be released at $97. This sub-$100 tablet from the Taiwan/US company could shake things up as the big names try to compete for this space in the market that is traditionally filled by Chinese brands. The ME70CX will be released later this month in Southeast China and Asia. It's powered by an Intel Atom Z2520 processor, has 8GB of RAM and a battery that promises eight hours of use. Via tablet-news

NVIDIA Shield high-end gaming tablet gets first big update

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, NVIDIA, Tablet with No Comments.

The NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet has gained top reviews not only for its gaming capabilities, but as a great all-rounder too. It's just got a little better thanks to the first big update, which fixes camera performance, WiFi stability, improves Shield HUB and Gamestream functions, and more. In full, the update improves the following:   Improved WiFi stability in certain scenarios Improved camera performance NVIDIA PRISM feature toggle Stability improvements to SHIELD Hub and Gamestream ShadowPlay performance optimizations Localization improvements Audio optimizations Misc. stability improvements Via geeky-gadgets

iPad Mini rival ifive mini 4 HD tablet in pictures

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

The ifive mini 4 tablet debuted earlier this year at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair and now it's broken out of the show stalls and is being shown off in a hotel room with a friend. The ifive mini 4 is one of the closest rivals to the iPad Mini, with a spectacular 2048 x 1536 resolution 7.9-inch retina display, powered by a RockChip RK3288 A17 core processor. [gallery link="file"] Via imp3

ASUS MeMo Pad 8 gets fully portable with LTE upgrade

August 30, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Asus, Tablet with No Comments.

The latest European version of the ASUS MeMo Pad 8 will feature LTE connectivity, cutting the "do you have WiFi?" out of conversation. The updated 8-inch tablet will also be released in Japan. The tablet will offer download speeds of up to 150 MBps and uploads at up to 50MBps. It runs Android 4.4.2 on an Intel Atom Z3580 Bay Trail processor and the 8-inch display is 1920 x 1200 pixels. It uses Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC, has 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage and Zen UI. Via tablet-news

Intel-powered Ramos i7s out September 1st

August 29, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Ramos, Tablet with No Comments.

The new 7-inch tablet from Ramos, the i7s, is due out in China on September 1st. The tablet comes in Android or Windows 8.1 OS options and has 3G, GPS and phone call capabilities. It runs on an Intel Bay Trail Z3735 processor clocked at 1.83GHz. The i7s is expected to cost around $130. Via tablet-news

ARCHOS 101 Oxygen Android tablet out in October

August 28, 2014 by Tom in Android Tablet, Archos, Tablet with No Comments.

The full HD ARCHOS 101 Oxygen tablet will sport a 1080p touchscreen display and runs on an ARM Cortex A17 quad-core processor. According to the press release, the 101 Oxygen's focus is on multimedia playback and app power, while being light enough for easy portability. Few other details are known about the 101 Oxygen other than it'll be loaded with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB storage. It'll cost £199 at release. Via geeky-gadgets

Guess how big the Fuhu Nabi Big Tab HD child-friendly Android tablet is?

August 20, 2014 by Tom in Android, Android Tablet, Tablet with No Comments.

Huge! That's how big. Fuhu's Big Tab HD line starts at 20-inches and stops at the 24-inch model. Phew. The Big Tab HD is a blown-up version of their DreamTab series and use the Android-based Blue Morpho UI. The 20-inch model has a 1600 x 900 "HD+" display, while the 24-incher has a 1920 x 1080 Full HD screen. The tablets are geared toward education and entertainment for children and will follow the same Dreamworks tie-in content that the DreamTabs had. The tablets come with a kickstand, 16GB storage, a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and cost $339 (20") / $549 (24"). Via engadget  

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