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Rugged Arbor Gladius has a great name, looks like a microwave

August 2, 2015 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The Arbor Gladius G1052C is a new rugged Windows 10 tablet with an interesting look that's not dissimilar to a microwave, thanks to its input pad on the side of the screen. The heavyweight tablet has a 10.4-inch, 1024 x 768-pixel display and runs on two batteries for a day's worth of use out in the field. They are also hot-swappable so spares can also be carried. It can handle four-foot drops and uses Gorilla Glass to save smashes. There's also a smart card reader on board as well as GPS and LTE connectivity. It's powered by a quad-core Intel Celeron N2930 processor clocked at 1.82GHz, comes with 2GB of RAM and storage options start at 8GB and goes up to 32GB. Prices start at $1612. Via tablet-news

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 is a monster Intel-powered 20-inch 4K tablet

July 21, 2015 by Tom in Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Combining 4K graphics with a super-sized screen is the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1, a 20-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with an IPS LCD 15:10 panel and a 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 2.9GHz. The tablet, which is essentially a flat portable PC, comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD storage. If 20-inches isn't enough, it also has  HDMI 2.0 an a Mini DisplayPort, as well as a USB 3.0 socket. It will be out at the end of August at the premium price of $2,888. Via tablet-news    

Intel Core M Onda V919 3G Windows tablet announced

July 1, 2015 by Tom in Onda, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

Onda has announced its new 9.7-inch Retina display tablet, the Onda V919, which runs on an Intel Core M processor and supports 3G data. The tablet is powered by an Intel Core M processor, which is backed up by the Intel HD Graphics 5300 processor and Direct X 11 for super-smooth gaming and graphics. The 9.7-inch screen is a 2048 x 1536-pixel resolution model and the tablet carries 4GB of RAM and 64GB SSD SATA3 storage (expandable to 128GB via microSD). While it will ship with Windows 8.1, it’ll upgrade to Windows 10 when available and will no doubt be a shining example of the new OS. As well as 3G, data transfer and connectivity supports also includes Bluetooth 4.0 and it also has HDMI-out and WiDi wireless output. The tablet will launch at 1999 yuan (US$322). [galler

HP Pro Tablet 608 to launch with Windows 10 and USB Type C port

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

The HP Pro Tablet 608 is an 8-inch Windows 10 tablet with an impressive specs roster. The newly announced tablet will have audio support for Cortana, runs on an Intel Core Atom Z8500 quad-core processor, and sports a 4:3 ratio, 2048 x 1536-pixel display. The tablet also comes with 4GB of RAM and an impressive 128GB storage, as well as USB C connectivity. Offset against those top-notch stats are the camera specs, which are just ok to quite good by modern standards - the rear cam is 8MP and the front-facer is 2MP. A Windows 8.1 version will be out in July for $479, and the Windows 10 model will launch in August, price TBA. Via tablet-news  

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

Not for pockets: 55-inch and 84-inch Microsoft Surface Hub tablet

June 12, 2015 by Tom in Microsoft, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

On July 1 Microsoft start selling the Surface Hub - a huge tablet primarily designed for businesses. The touchscreen all-in-one computers are designed for Windows 10 and sport two 1080p cameras and four mics. Now - before you get too excited, you'd best have a business account to charge them to. It's not just their size that'll hurt pockets - the 55-inch 1080p model will launch at $6,999, while the 84-inch 4K version will set you back $19,999. Both models support three digital pens at once for team working. While they go on sale in July, they'll likely ship in September. Via liliputing

Cube i7 Stylus runs on an Intel Core-M chip and packs plenty of memory

June 9, 2015 by Tom in Cube, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The latest variation of the Cube i7 is the Cube i7 Stylus - a 10.6-inch Intel Core-M Windows 8.1 tablet that with a focus on sketching, design and notes via the stylus in its name. It's not just the stylus that's attractive, however. It runs on an Intel Core-M series 5Y10c processor and packs in a solid 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM. Storage is an impressive 64GB and it runs on a huge 9,000mAh battery. It's looking to be quite a slate. It also has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facer, and the 10.6-inch display's resolution is 1920 x 1080p. Despite being in the name, the stylus is sold separately, as is the keyboard case. It goes on sale mid month for the not too shabby price of 1,999 yuan (US$320). Via gizchina  

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

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

Sony VAIO Z Canvas 2-in-1 tablet for Japan with US return rumours

May 22, 2015 by Tom in Sony, Tablet, Windows Tablet with No Comments.

The Sony VAIO Z Canvas 2-in-1 tablet with detachable keyboard will be released in Japan at the end May. As well as the keyboard, the Windows 8.1 tablet also comes with an active digitizer pen. The VAIO Z Canvas has a large 12-inch, 2560 x 1704-pixel display and will support at highest an Intel Core i7 Haswell processor, 1TB of storage and up to 16GB of RAM. In Japan it will launch at a typically Japanese price - starting at 249,800 yen, the 8GB RAM, 256GB storage baseline model is over US$2000. There is word a version will make it over to the US in the autumn, so that'll no doubt be adapted to fit a price that can compete with the Microsoft Surface 3 Pro. Via lilputing

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