Archive for Tablet PC

Ouku Tab Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on March 21st, 2011

Lightinthebox has announced that it has one of the cheapest Android tablets available. The tablet will cost you $125, but of course don’t expect amazing performance. That price gets you a tablet with a 7-inch screen running a 660MHz ARM9 processor. It has Android 2.1 and a 1620mAh battery that is good for 4-5 hours of use per charge. Internal storage is 4GB with storage expansion using T-flash cards. It supports most media formats for video and audio playback.

The tablet features WiFi and can connect to the Android market. There is also support for email and a g-sensor for motion sensing. The resistive touchscreen has a resolution of 800 x 480. The tablet supports email, YouTube and more.

ViewSonic’s Android/Windows 7 ViewPad 10 tablet now shipping

Posted in Tablet PC by Reuben Drake on March 8th, 2011

It took awhile, but ViewSonic’s dual-booting ViewPad 10 is finally coming to America. The dual booting Android 1.6 + Windows 7 tablet features a 10.1-inch touchpanel (1024 x 600), 1.66GHz Atom CPU, 2GB of RAM, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

There’s also a microSD slot and a copy of Windows Home 7 Premium (with a 16GB SSD) or Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD). It will cost you $599 and $679. That’s too bad about the ancient version of Android on board.

Elonex 760ET Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on March 6th, 2011

Another day, another new Android tablet. The latest to enter the market is from Elonex and it’s called the 760ET. Not a very catchy name, but how are the specs? The device features a 7-inch 480 x 800 resistive touchscreen display, and a 1GHz processor.

You also get 4GB of flash storage, a microSD card slot, a webcam, an accelerometer, WiFi, an HDMI port, built-in stereo speakers and Android 2.2 Froyo is running the show. The Elonex 760ET retails for 99 GBP (or about $162).

Olivetti launches OliPad tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on March 6th, 2011

Olivetti was originally known for typewriters, but with typewriters not exactly flying off the shelves, they’ve turned to manufacturing tablets instead. Olivetti has announced the release of the OliPad, and are calling it Italy’s first tablet.

The OliPad features a 10-inch screen, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, NVIDIA Tegra 2, Android 2.2.2, and a 1024 x 600 display. There are also USB and HDMI ports and a 1.3 megapixel camera. Launching at the same time is the Application Warehouse, “a virtual storehouse of configurable and customizable software applications designed by Olivetti specifically for business and government.”

TazTag to debut Android-powered TazPad Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 28th, 2011

CeBIT will start soon and we are sure to see many more Android tablets. One such tablet will be from a company called TazTag, who has announced that the TazPad will be seen at CeBIT for the first time. It will run Android, but other than that we don’t have all the details.

We do know that the tablet will have a 7-inch screen with multitouch and it has full HD capability and HDMI output, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and ZigBee. It will be the first tablet with NFC and Android. The device also features a camera and GPS. No word on pricing, but the TazPad will ship in Q2.

Hanvon HPad A112 Multimedia e-Reader

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 21st, 2011

Hanvon is looking forward to showcasing their latest multimedia e-Reader at the upcoming CeBIT 2011. The device is called the HPad A112 and features a 7-inch 800 x 600 (capacitive or resistive) touchscreen display, a 720MHz ARM11 processor and a 3.0-megapixel rear-facing camera.

Other features include 2GB of flash storage, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), WiFi, Bluetooth, a mini HDMI port, a USB port, GPS (optional), 3G (optional), a 3300mAh battery and it runs on Android 2.2 Froyo.

Lenovo LePad to launch in June

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 18th, 2011

Lenovo is now finally ready to get specific about a launch date for their upcoming LePad tablet, which was first announced back in June 2010. The tablet will ship in China in March before making its global debut in June.

However Lenovo is keeping the final specs quiet for now as well as which countries will be first to get it. We also don’t have a price yet. We do know that when we last saw it, it was sporting Android 2.2 with a custom “LeOS” skin, a 1.3GHz Snapdragon processor and 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixel display.

Kno dual-screen tablet shipping in April

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 17th, 2011

The Kno tablets will pack two screens on one tablet for twice the excitement. What sets this one apart from others is that you get a nice experience from screen to screen so that you do not have to stretch your work to a PC for more display options.

You get two large 14-inch screens and we think these are great for students who don’t want to buy new textbooks every year.

Motorola Xoom Android tablet manual leaked

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 17th, 2011

When you want to know all there is to know about a device, you can usually find out with the manual. And if you want to know about Motorola’s upcoming Xoom Android tablet, you can consult the manual, thanks to the peeps over at Droid-Life have gotten their hands on it and have posted it online for everyone to enjoy.

The manual has plenty of color screen shots and instructions so that you know how to operate the device. So if you want to know all of the Xoom’s secrets, head on over to Droid-Life and get to know it before it arrives in Verizon stores next week.

SmartQ Ten Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 16th, 2011

Another day, another tablet. SmartDevices has been busy showing off their latest Android tablet at this year’s Mobile World Congress. It’s called the SmartQ Ten. This tablet is packing a 9.7-inch 1024 x 768 touchscreen IPS display, a 720MHz ARM Cortex A9 processor, and a Mali 400 graphics card.

Some other features include 512MB RAM, 8GB of flash storage, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and it runs on Android 2.2 OS. Sadly we don’t have any word on pricing or a release date just yet.

Motorola Xoom gets official price: $799 unsubsidized on Verizon, $600 for WiFi-only

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 16th, 2011

We now have official word on the Xoom’s pricing thanks to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha. Reuters is reporting a price of $799 for the 32GB Honeycomb tablet when bought with 3G (which will be upgraded to 4G) from Verizon without subsidies, while a WiFi-only version will cost only $600.

That price is in line with the 32GB iPad, but the 3G Xoom is $70 more expensive than the Apple alternative. We don’t know when those models will be available, but rumor is that pre-orders or reservations could begin as early as tomorrow, with the tablet launching in full next Thursday.

Silver Motorola XOOM tablet shows up on video

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 10th, 2011

We’ve been drooling over the Motorola XOOM tablet and waiting for it to be launched, but we didn’t think it would be available in more than one color. well, a video hands-on of the tablet has now surfaced and the XOOM in question has a silver two-tone finish on the back.

It kind of looks similar to the original iPhone. If Motorola releases it in this color scheme, at least you will have some choice. Do you like it? Hit the link below for the video.

Huawei S7 Slim Android Tablet to debut at MWC 2011

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 7th, 2011

Among the Android tablets that will be shown at MWC 2011, Huawei will be releasing an updated version of their S7 tablet, the Huawei S7 Slim. Huawei was nice enough to release some photos of the S7 Slim Android tablet, but we don’t yet have any specs.

But judging by the image, it looks like it has a front facing video camera, and will probably feature a 7 inch display like the previous model. It won’t be long before we get more info at any rate.

Pioneer Computers DreamBook ePad 7 Pro Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 6th, 2011

Here’s another Android tablet from Pioneer Computers Australia. The DreamBook ePad 7 Pro features a 1.2GHz ARM dual-core processor, a 7-inch 480 x 800 multi-touch display, and a 0.3-megapixel camera.

Other features include 256MB RAM, 2GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), an accelerometer sensor, 3G (optional), GPS (optional), WiFi, 2x USB 2.0 ports and Android 2.2 Froyo is running the show.

Kineo Android Education Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 3rd, 2011

Tablets are for fun right? Well, sometimes they are for education and fancy book-learnin. Err, non book learning I mean. Brainchild has a new Android tablet for students called the Kineo. It’s kid friendly, so it can be dropped, kicked, drooled on, thrown across the room etc.

The Kineo features a touchscreen display good for up to 500,000 impressions and has a 12-hour battery life. It also sports Wi-Fi, a 800 x 480 screen resolution, a 800MHz dual core CPU, 2GB of internal memory and Google Android 2.1. You can pre-order the Kineo from Brainchild for $299. It will ship in March 2011.