Archive for Tablet PC

Cydle M7 MultiPAD Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on February 2nd, 2011

Looks like the FCC has finally approved the Cydle M7 MutiPAD. The device is a 7-inch Android tablet with a detachable stand, allowing you to more comfortably watch videos or surf the web anyway you want. If you are interested, the FCC has published the user manual and other information.

The Cydle M7 MultiPAD packs in an 800MHz ARM11 CPU, 8GB of storage space, 256MB of RAM, a 7-inch (800 x 480 pixel) touchscreen display, a 4500mAh battery and Google Android 2.1. There’s also a g-sensor, an HDMI port, a built-in speaker and 1080p HD video output.

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Windows-Based Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 31st, 2011

As if you don’t have enough tablets to choose from, here comes another. I know you’re surprised about that, aren’t you? Check out this upcoming Windows-based tablet from Fujitsu, It’s called the Stylistic Q550, even though it doesn’t look so stylish.

It features a 10-inch 1366 x 768 display, an Intel Z670 Oak Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, a 64GB SSD, front- and rear-facing cameras, a removable battery and it comes pre-loaded with Windows 7. Nothing on price or availability yet however.

Notion Ink delays some Adam shipments to February 14th due to damaged touchscreens

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 31st, 2011

It hasn’t been easy lately for Notion Ink. Amid other delays, the company has now had to send out some emails to some Adam buyers informing them that delivery has been delayed to February 14th.

The problem is a shipment of damaged touchscreens, which will affect an estimated five percent of all orders. Touchscreen supplier Sintek has vowed to refill the problem stock. Hopefully things go smoother for Notion Ink after this.

MSI WindPad 100W Tablet now available

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

If you want a tablet that runs Windows, the WindPad 100W from MSI might be for you. It will cost you 550 Euros in Europe and it’s now available in the US for $709.95.

The tablet sports a 10.1-inch screen, Windows 7 Starter, Intel Atom Z530 CPU, and 2GB of RAM. It stores data and software to a 32GB SSD and has WiFi, a memory card reader, and a mini HDMI output. It’s a bit expensive, but if you want it it is available now.

100 iPad clones shown at CES, more coming soon

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 24th, 2011

An unofficial count from Shawn Dubrovac has revealed the sheer numbers of tablets that have leapt onto the tablet market following the early success of the iPad. The list shows that at least 100 tablets and crossover e-readers have shipped, including not just major names like the BlackBerry PlayBook and Motorola Xoom but also newcomers like Enspert’s Identity Tab line and the Notion Ink Adam. The list includes 24 generic tablets at Freescale’s booth as well.

And that is not even a complete list. It doesn’t include some close relatives, like Enspert’s S200 VoIP Home Hub, and devices that have been confirmed officially but weren’t formally unveiled at the show.

Eximus 7-Inch Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 24th, 2011

Chinavasion is offering another Android tablet of their own in this overcrowded market, the Eximus. This device is powered by a 720MHz processor, is ultra-thin and features a 7-inch 800 x 480 resistive touchscreen display with 256MB RAM and 1GB of internal storage.

Other features include a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), WiFi, a USB 2.0 port, a 3.5mm headset jack, built-in 2W speakers and it runs on Android 2.1 OS. The Eximus will cost you $126.54.

Korean music video shows LG G-Slate with 3D

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 23rd, 2011

Rumors that the LG G-Slate would go 3D seem to have been confirmed by a Korean music video. Seungri’s clip for “What Can I Do” shows the device for the first time outside of a press event. It appears to show the dual cameras that would be needed for shooting 3D video. Earlier rumors had suggested a glasses-free 3D display and that seems to be the case.

A recent FCC filing which shows two holes on the back also supports that it has 3D. Other details are the front camera, HDMI and micro USB ports and an optional stand. The G-Slate should be based on NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 and have Android 3.0 on the 8.9-inch 1280×720 screen and 1080p video when using the HDMI output.

ASUS Eee Slate EP121 Windows-based tablet available for pre-order

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 19th, 2011

The Microsoft online store is now taking pre-orders for ASUS’ Windows-based tablet, the Eee Slate EP121. The tablet is selling for $1,099 and if you have the scratch, it will start shipping on January 24th. The Eee Slate EP121 sports a 12.1-inch capacitive multitouch display, a 1.33GHz Intel Core i5-U470 processor, and 4GB of RAM.

Some other features include 32GB or 64GB of storage, a card reader, a 2.0-megapixel webcam, WiFi, Bluetooth, a mini-HDMI port and comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium.

Details on HP / Palm’s webOS tablets

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

A tipster sent some internal renders of HP / Palm’s “Topaz” webOS tablet to the folks over at Engadget, which is one of two tablets currently developed by HP/Palm. The two tablets are the 9-inch Topaz and a 7-inch model codnamed Opal. As you can see in the render, it sports the no-button design, a front-facing camera, a micro USB port on the bottom, and what looks like a three speaker arrangement.

Word is that units will start to arrive at Palm HQ in June, with a launch later this year. The WiFi-only, AT&T 3G, and Verizon LTE versions of the Opal should arrive in September 2011, and on AT&T LTE in July 2012. No info on pricing yet.

Notion Ink Adam tablet delayed due to lack of FCC stamps

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 11th, 2011

You know how it is, you get ready to mail out a bunch of bills, and you realize that you don’t have enough stamps. It sucks. That’s kinda what’s going on with Notion Ink’s Adam tablet, although with different kinds of stamps. The company has been sending out notices informing people that the devices have been delayed slightly since the company has yet to receive the final FCC and CE numbers that are to be printed on the device.

The company says that the Holiday season pushed the administrative work back a bit, but it promises that it will be sorted within the week. Hopefully they sort it out soon, before your eye wonders to another tablet.

Azpen shows off Dual-Boot Windows 7 / Android Tablet at CES

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

Azpen has been busy showing off their latest dual-boot Windows 7 / Android tablet at CES. The device comes in two versions. There’s a 10.1-inch model with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 9.7-inch model with 4.3 aspect ratio.

Both models feature a capacitive touchscreen display, an Intel Atom N455 processor, up to 2GB RAM, up to 32GB of storage space, a microSD card slot, two USB ports and they come pre-loaded with the Windows 7 / Android 2.2 OS.

Wi-Fi-only Motorola XOOM tablet confirmed

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

Samsung’s Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab is taking it’s sweet time to arrive, but Motorola doesn’t want its customers to wait so long. Motorola’s Latin America GM Maurizio Angelone says that a Wi-Fi-only version of the XOOM tablet does exist and that it will arrive in April, which is a month before the 3G version.

We aren’t sure if the dates are for Argentina only or if it applies to everywhere, but at least now you know that a Wi-Fi-only version is coming.

OpenPeak OpenTablet 10 Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 9th, 2011

The OpenTablet 10 runs on the Google Android platform and features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with an intuitive navigation menu for easy access to information and entertainment. But what tablet doesn’t claim that?

Some other features include a 5-megapixel rear camera, a front-facing webcam for video calls, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and optional 3G. There’s also an HDMI port, a microSD card slot, a micro USB 2.0 port and it has Gorilla Glass casing.

Viliv X70 Windows 7 tablet with Oak Trail processor

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 9th, 2011

Viliv’s newest tablet is the X70, which packs in a 1.5GHz Oak Trail processor. The 7-inch tablet with capacitive touch display also speeds up Windows 7 performance with both Home and Starter packs. It also delivers a 6.5 hour battery life.

Other features include a split keyboard that makes thumb typing easier, a 3-megapixel camera in back and a 1.3-megapixel camera up front, and an optical trackpad.

Viewsonic ViewPad 4 Android tablet/phone

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

Is it a tablet or a phone? Both. At CES Viewsonic has unveiled its 4-inch Android 2.2 phone, which is an obvious competitor to the Dell Streak. The phone looks like a tablet more than a phone, but it does include calling features.

Whether you call it a phone or a tablet, $549 will get a device with a 4.1-inch display, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, web browser, Swype input, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 3-megapixel front-facing camera. It’s a tabphone. Wait, it’s a Phablet!