Apr 162013

Recently, a Samsung Win8 Laptop ATIV Book 6 was accidentally exposed. This notebook has not been officially released before, but a few days ago it was briefly appeared in the Samsung American official website, and its configuration details and sales prices are also exposed.

According to the site, Samsung ATIV Book 6 is with a 15.6-inch full HD display, the resolution is 1920*1080 pixels. As to the hardware, it’s equipped with Intel Intelligent Core i7 processor, 8GB memory, 1TB hard drive, and the AMD Radeon HD8770M discrete graphics.

Samsung ATIV Book 6 is also with built-in JBL stereo speakers, backlit keyboard and 720p HD camera. It’s equipped with USB 2.0/3.0, HDMI, VGA, and Gigabit Ethernet interface, it support WiDi, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, it runs Windows 8 operating system and the longest battery life is 8 hours.

This Samsung ATIV Book 6 is gray and black, the configuration is similar to the previous Samsung Series 7 Chronos, and the price in the American official website is $ 1,199.99.

Apr 152013

There are many rumors about the next-generation iPad recently, including the narrow frame design similar to the iPad mini, and using the A7 processor. And now, the Russian site AppleInsider exclusively brought suspected iPad 5 real machine photos, and claimed that the Apple Tablet PC would follow the 9.7-inch Retina display and be with narrow frame design, and loaded with 8 megapixel camera and eye tracking functions.

Not only that, the back processing of Apple’s next-generation iPad is also continuation of the iPad mini process and exterior design, the speaker is placed at the bottom of the product, and the built-in 8-megapixel camera has sapphire glass added. What’s more, it’s rumors that the iPad 5 will have two front lens, which is said to achieve 3D Facetime, or even have the human eye tracking function.

For other hardware specifications of the Apple iPad, this Russian site did not disclose more, but according to South Korean media reports, the A7 quad-core processor in the next generation iPad will be entirely produced TSMC. If this argument is true, then the new generation iPhone and iPad released this year will continue to use the A6 processor.

There is no more accurate information about the published time of Apple’s next-generation iPad. Earlier it’s rumored to be released in April this year, but there is news that the next iPhone will be launched this summer. According to the sources of the supply chain in Taiwan, Apple iPad will start mass production in July and August.

Apr 152013

On April 12, Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic showed a 20-inch 4K medical Tablet PC at the ITEM2013 held in Yokohama, Japan.

In fact, in the 2013 International CES held in January this year, Panasonic has disclosed this product. Panasonic for the first time mentioned that the product will be from concept to practical use in the medical field in this show.

This Panasonic 4K medical Tablet PC is tentative for wards, clinics, home care and other places, it can high-definitionly display diagnostic images and store electronic medical records.

The medical tablet screen resolution is 3840 × 2560, which is finer than the ordinary 4K2K (3840X2160). In addition, this 4K medical tablet supports optical touch.

It is reported that the 20-inch Panasonic 4K medical Tablet PC thickness is 10.8mm, and it weighs about 2.4 kg, which is about an ordinary notebook weight, the operating system is Windows 8, and it’s expected to be listed during the year 2013.

Apr 122013

It’s reported that Nokia is developing a Windows Tablet, and now the details are added that it has a Keyboard Dock similar to Asus Vivo Tab.

Nokia is developing a 10.1 inches tablet, which has USB and HDMI interfaces, supports for cellular network connections, and its battery life is up to 10 hours. The tablet supports rapid charging technology, 50% electricity can be filled in a short period of time.

The Verge commented that the real innovation of the Nokia Tablet is the Cover Keyboard Dock, and this independent component have two USB ports, built-in battery time which can extend twice life time, which is similar to Asus Vivotab RT.

The figure is Nokia’s most recent patent, it is clear that you can see the keyboard base, which basically confirms earlier reports.

Apr 122013

As early as in January this year, there was news that this Lenovo ThinkPad Helix would be available for sale in late February, but then Lenovo also said that the original plan to release it in late February would be delayed until March or April. However, the April has been more than half so far, there are still no news about the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, this product has been in a state of “coming soon” in its official website.

Same as the well-known ThinkPad Yoga deformable notebook, Helix has a variety of different forms, the official provides tablet and ultrabook two use modes, but the user can also flip the screen 180 degrees and insert in the base. Helix also provides a stylus (with memory slot), which is user-friendly to input in touch mode. It’s worth mentioning is that this product is with 1080p resolution Gorilla Glass screen that supports IPS technology, Lenovo calls it as the brightest screen in the ThinkPad brand products.

We can see from Lenovo official website, the machine is equipped with a 11.6-inch 1080p display, optionally Core i7 processor, 8GB memory and 256GB solid-state drive, it runs Windows 8 operating system. According to earlier news that the machine starting price will be $ 1,499.

Apr 112013

HP Japan released the deformable new PC model HP EliteBook Revolve 810 on April 8, which uses laptop display rotatable institutions, can be used both as laptop and tablet, and it will start sale in May. Compared with the existing models, the new model is 32% thinner, and the weight is reduced by 22%. In HP Directplus direct selling website, the minimum price of the model with Core i3 is 155,400 yen (including tax), and the model with Core i5 is minimumly 176,400 yen.

The EliteBook Revolve 810 is a rotatable dual-use PC which can be used both as laptop and Tablet. The principle is to connect the PC body (keyboard side) and display (touch screen), it can be rotated 180 degrees horizontally. As a laptop, the back of the display is closed upward, then open it and use it as the display. When close the display when the front is toward outside, it can be used as a Tablet PC.

This EliteBook Revolve 810 is a follow-up model of the HP EliteBook 2760p Tablet PC. Compared with the EliteBook 2760p, the EliteBook Revolve 810 is 32% thinner, and the weight is reduced by 22%. And it’s with magnesium alloy shell and Gorilla Glass2 protection glass, which further improves the fastness.

The EliteBook Revolve 810 is with a 11.6-inch widescreen with a resolution of 1366*768, and touch panel function. The storage device is with 128GB SSD, the main memory capacity is 4GB. It supports wireless LAN (IEEE802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth. The external display output interface is DisplayPort, two USB 3.0 and MicroSD slot. The battery life is approximately 8 hours.

Apr 102013

The media quoted sources as saying that Microsoft will release GDR3 version WP system to adapt to the 1080P resolution screen.

Microsoft plans to upgrade Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system to support 1080p resolution screen. The sources familiar with Microsoft WP upgrade program revealed that the company will release the upgrade later this year to support 1080P resolution and 5 inches or larger equipments. The WP8 currently only supports WVGA, WXGA and 720P resolution.

The upgrade is called the GDR3 version Windows Phone, which is for the new equipments to be unveiled in the holiday season. HTC had originally planned to release the “Zenith” flagship phone, which is with 4.7-inch display and quad-core processor, but it has been reported that the company canceled the program, because the device’s screen resolution is lower than the competitors’ products.

Microsoft upgrades will be released as part of the new equipment, which is not directly related to Microsoft’s Windows Phone Blue plan. The Windows Phone Blue is tentatively scheduled to be released in early 2014, used to eliminate the difference of the Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Phone 8 system. Microsoft plans to bring more synchronization points such as the unity of the browser to further integrate the two operating systems.

Apr 102013

The Aio and Tablet PC integration product Transformer AiO P1801 will be officially released in mainland China tomorrow (April 11), and it’s expected to be sold in the second quarter. The ASUS Transformer AiO P1801 is a new product that collects Tablet and PC dual function, the detachable and dual system design are innovative. The product was firstly displayed in 2013CES, and it has been successively released in the United States and Taiwan markets.

The official site displayed the message that Asus will hold a press conference tomorrow (April 11), and officially launch this product in China.

On the appearance, the AIO P1801 is made by a tablet and a PC base, when the tablet is connected to the base of Windows 8 system it is a ten-point touch PC, when removed it becomes a portable 18.4-inch Android tablet.

The AiO P1801 tablet part is equipped with a 18.5-inch IPS display and NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, it runs Android smartphone operating system, and supports 10-finger multi-capacitive touch, it has 32GB built-in storage capacity. The Transformer AiO bracket is an Intel Core i series processor host, abd it runs Windows 8 system, has built-in Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, built-in 2TB storage capacity, the entire weight of the tablet PC is about 2.26 kg and it can provide 5 hours of battery life.

Apr 092013

In the case when there is no accurate boundary between the smartphone and tablet devices, Samsung’s upcoming devices are getting larger and larger, yesterday the 5.8-inch Galaxy Mega specifications are determined, and now the specification of the 6.3-inch version has also been determined. The Galaxy Mega 6.3 dimension is 167.6mm (L) * 88mm (W) * 7.9mm (T), and it uses the 6.3 inches PLS HD resolution display, 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera.

In the specification parameter, it’s with 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB RAM and it supports Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 80211 a/b/g/n and A-GPS. Compared to 2600mAh capacity of the 5.8 inches, the 6.3 inches battery capacity is 3200mAh.

According to the news, Samsung will divide the Galaxy Mega 6.3 into two versions according if it supports the LTE network, the model of the 3G version is GT-I9205, and the LTE version is GT-i9200. And it has black and white two colors for consumers to choose from.