Sep 042014


The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, and 8-inch full HD display, and up to 13 hours of battery life during video playback thanks to a 4500mAh battery.

It doesn’t have the 20.7MP rear camera you get with the Xperia Z3 smartphone. But the tablet does have an 8.1MP rear camera and 2.2Mp front-facing camera.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact should be available this fall.

Dec 232013

Getac recently announced a rugged tablet PC product that runs Windows system and is with the model of F110. The tablet is equipped with a 11.6-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 1366 × 768, the brightness is 800nit. This time the F110 will have two different specs versions, the low version uses 1.9 GHz Intel Core i5-4300U processor, while the high version uses Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1GHz processor. However, the two versions use the same Intel HD 4400 graphics card.

As it has been mentioned above, this F110 can run Windows 8 system, it can also run Windows 7 operating system. Getac F110 Rugged Tablet PC is with built-in 128/256GB SSD, the standard memory is 4GB (optional to 8GB).

In addition, this rugged tablet PC also has an optional 5 MP high-definition rear-facing camera, and the memory card slot is also compatible with 1D/2D barcode reader, optional GPS, Bluetooth, LTE and 802.11ac Wi-Fi communication module.

The Getac F110 weighs about 1.4kg, the size is 12.3 × 8.15 × 0.96 inches. In addition, it also has three-anti features, it can be soaked in depth of 1 meter underwater for 30 minutes, withstand 1 hour vibration testing and have up to six hours of dust testing, and also it can fall down safely from 1.22m high.

Dec 192013

Samsung may launch a 10.5 inches AMOLED screen tablet PC on CES in early January. In the past few weeks, there have been rumors that Samsung is preparing to launch AMOLED screen tablet. In fact, there will be two Samsung tablets released in early 2014: 10-inch and 10-inch models. Ans it’s reported that these devices will be launched at the same time with the Galaxy S5, but it may not be the case.

To be clear,it will not be Samsung first AMOLED display tablet. Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab 7.7 in late 2011, which used the AMOLED screen display technology in the Tablet PC for the first time. But the device did not get much attention.

If all the rumors come true, Samsung will bring our attention at the beginning of this year. In addition to these AMOLED tablets, Samsung may also release as many as five smartphones in early 2014.

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Dec 192013

There is now a multi-functional tablet that is both comfortable to use and budget friendly. It’s called a Yoga Tablet 8, and it’s part of Lenovo’s ultra-light line of computer devices. This new, multimode tablet PC performs like a laptop, but is lightweight and easy to carry and hold like a tablet.


Yoga Tablet 8 Key Features

Although smaller than its 10-inch counterpart, the mildly priced Yoga Tablet 8 stands out from similar devices. It has a built-in hinge mechanism so you can use it flat or at a 90-degree angle for better movie watching, or for use as a laptop with a Bluetooth keyboard (not included). If you are considering putting this on your list of gift ideas, make sure you check out these specs:

-          Eight-inch, 10-point touch screen with 1280×800 resolution

-          Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system

-          Comes with either 16GB or 32GB of memory

-          MediaTek MTK 8125 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 (1.20GHz 533MHz 1MB) processor

-          GB of LPDDR2 800 MHz RAM

-          1.6MP front-facing camera

-          5MP rear-facing camera

-          Micro SD card slot that supports up to a 64GB card

-          Long-life 6,000 mAh battery

While the specs seem promising, it’s the functionality and design that sets this tablet PC apart from its competitors. Additional features include:

-          Relatively lightweight at .88 pounds

-          Double Digital Plus front-facing speakers

-          Design offers better grip and weight distribution, which makes it easy to hold

-          Its “Smart Side Bar” slides out to hold the shortcuts of apps that were recently viewed as well as a toggle for a variety of modes

-          The grip and built-in hinge mechanism allows users to choose between Hold, Stand or Tilt mode

-          It is constructed from a metal/faux-metal plastic combination


Yoga Tablet 8 Software Options

While the Yoga Tablet 8 gives users a typical Android experience, it also comes with an interesting bundle of apps and navigational options including the maps program Navigation 6, the standard set of Google apps, a power management app and Norton’s mobile security app. It also comes with a free version of Kingston Office.

Additional navigational options include standard Home and Back buttons, as well as a three-dot menu so users can preview all available home screens, add home screen widgets and change the Wallpaper and Theme.


Great Gift Idea

When compared to other tablets on the market, the Yoga Tablet 8 is mildly priced and more affordable than similar devices. The Lenovo device makes a great holiday gift for everyone including teens and college students. The long battery life makes it a great travel companion, and its multimode Hold, Stand and Tilt functions are what make it stand out from other tablets. For less than $300, this tablet is a good buy, especially if this is a user’s first tablet.

Tim Alan is a freelance writer and editor for FreshlyTechy who covers technology topics online and in print. Follow him on Twitter.


Dec 162013

With the advent of shopping season, many manufacturers have launched related promotional activities, recently Fujitsu announced its three anti tablet listed in American market, with powerful hardware performance, especially the highly cost-effective price, it is bound to become the killer of Surface Pro 2 price. The tablet uses Windows 8.1 system, and it weighs 1.4 pounds, it’s equipped with a resolution of 2560 * 1600 10.1-inch display (brightness 400nits, 16:10 LCD screen, 160-degree viewing Wide).

The tablet is called the STYLISTIC Q584, it’ with Intel Atom Z37704 processor, 4GB memory, 1066 MHz LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB storage space, 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera, it supports the 802.11 A/B/G/N network.

Currently the tablet is priced at $ 879, in addition the extra Dock accessory sales at $ 59.

Dec 052013

The Acer Iconia W4 is a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 8 inch display and an Intel Atom Z3740 Bay Trail processor. It was announced at about the same time as similar models from Dell, Lenovo, and Toshiba — but while all of those tablets are available for purchase, the Acer Iconia W4 hasn’t hit store shelves yet.

The wait could be over soon though. Acer posted a promo video for tablet recently, and the folks at Lowyat noticed that Acer also posted a product page for the tablet recently… and then removed it.

If nothing changes before launch though, it looks like Acer’s new 8 inch Windows tablet will sell for $330.

Acer was actually the first company to launch an 8 inch Windows 8 tablet. But the Iconia W3 had a relatively slow Intel Atom Clover Trail processor and a display with poor viewing angles. The new W4 model has a faster CPU and a should also have a better screen.

The tablet’s expected to have 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 1280 x 800 pixel display, and a quad-core Bay Trail processor with Intel HD graphics.

It features 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI output, and a 4960mAh battery for up to 8 hours of run time. The Iconia W4 measures 8.6″ x 5.3″ x 0.4″ and weighs just over 15 ounces.

You can find full details at a Google cached copy of the Acer product page.

At $330, it’ll sell for about the same price as a Toshiba Encore tablet, but about $30 more than a Dell Venue 8 Pro or Lenovo Miix 8.

Dec 052013

HP latest series of Android tablets have been sold on the official website. These tablets use Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. Products include $ 150 7-inch tablet Slate 7 Plus, $ 200 Slate 7 Extreme, $ 329.99 8-inch Slate 8 Pro Tablet, and $ 300 10.1-inch Slate 10 HD.

The Slate 8 Pro battery life reaches 11.5 hours, and it supports 4K video playback. The tablet uses a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4 processor. The 8-inch screen is with a resolution of 1600 × 1200. It’s with HDMI output, 8 megapixel main camera, 720p front camera, 16GB internal storage and 1GB RAM.

The Slate 10 HD life time is expected to be 10 hours, and it’s mainly located in the web surfing and basic multimedia applications. The 10.1 inches screen is with a resolution of 1280 × 800. The tablet uses dual-core Marvel PXA986 chip, of course, it is based on the ARM architecture. It’s with 16GB internal storage, 5 megapixel main camera, a front camera and 1GB DRAM memory. Also it supports micro-SD card expansion.

Slate 7 Extreme has been listed in the HP official website, but currently it’s in the state of out of stock. This product is located in the entertainment and video playback, it supports 10.5 hours battery life, uses the Tegra 4 chip, 1280 × 800 resolution screen and 16GB built-in storage space, it supports HDMI output, and it has 5 MP rear camera and 300,000 pixel front camera.

The entry-level Slate 7 Plus is the upgrade version of previously released Slate 7, and it has been on sale. The Slate 7 Plus has 8GB storage space, Tegra 3 chip, 5 MP main camera, 300,000 pixel front camera, and 6-7 hours life time. All of the above tablets support microSD card expansion and Wi-Fi wireless network connection.

Jun 272013

Famous American education brand LeapFrog has introduced an early childhood tablet PC LeapPad Ultra. In addition to a 7-inch display and many of the early education applications, it also provides anti-drop design, and also it can protect children from being injured by tablet.

Internal specifications, LeapPad Ultra is equipped with a high-resolution 7-inch display, 8GB internal storage, with front and rear dual cameras. LeapPad Ultra internal body uses sturdy plastic material to avoid internal damage from littering, which it’s really hard for iPad. In addition, LeapPad also increases the physical navigation control buttons and the Home button.

This Early Learning Tablet PC will accept reservations on July 17 in the United States, Britain and Canada at the price of $ 150. For developed countries, $ 150 is really just toy price.

Jun 192013

According to media reports, the informed sources said, Microsoft will launch Surface RT new models, which will use Qualcomm chips. Informed sources said that part of the new Surface RT will use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor to provide faster wireless data connection. Nvidia’s Tegra chip is used in the current Surface RT models, the company will continue to serve as supplier to provide chips for part of Surface RT.

By adding the world’s largest chip supplier of smart devices in the supply chain, Microsoft will be able to improve the performance of Surface. Surface sales is less than analysts expected, the market research firm IDC data shows that, market share of Windows RT tablet computer system is less than 1% in Q1 of this year, while Apple accounts for 40% share.

Qualcomm is currently dominated the LTE chip market. Microsoft, Qualcomm and Nvidia representatives declined to comment.

Windows RT system is designed specifically for tablet computers, Microsoft hopes to enter the $ 64 billion tablet market ruled by Apple and Google. It is the first system compatible ARM chip, ARM chips have become the standards of smartphones and tablet PCs.

Earlier this month, Microsoft once again reaffirmed its commitment at Computex to add new Outlook e-mail and calendar applications in the Windows RT system, in order to make the system more attractive to business.

Microsoft has also developed Surface models using Intel chips and running full edition Windows 8, which can be compatible with the old Windows programs.

Jun 172013

Previously it has been reported the FCC documents of the second generation Nexus 7 show that it uses the APQ8064 processor, but the Bluetooth SIG documents show it adopts the Snapdragon 600 processor, which seems somewhat contradictory, but the Technology Blogs Simplified website confirmed that Google will release two models of the second-generation Nexus 7 tablets, one is the wifi version (Asus K008), the other one is the cellular version (Asus K009), which also includes two versions, the specifications are as follows:

Asus K008 parameters:
1, 7-inch 1980 * 1200 resolution screen
2, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
3, 2G RAM
4, 32G ROM
5, 1.2 MP front camera, 5 MP rear camera
6, Android4.3
7, 3950mAh battery
8, supporting wifi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC

Asus K009 parameters:
1, 7-inch 1980 * 1200 resolution screen
2, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600/Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 processor
3, 2G RAM
4, 32G ROM
5, 1.2MP front camera, 5 MP rear camera
6, Android4.3
7, 4000mAh battery
8, supporting wifi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC
9, support for LTE/WCDMA/GSM

There are two versions of the Asus K009, the one equipped with Snapdragon 600 processor will support LTE network, while the other version is with APQ8064 processor. According to previous news, Nexus 7 II will be available in July, and priced at $ 229.