Archive for Tablet PC

Hannspree HSG1164 10.1-inch Froyo tablet visits the FCC

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 16th, 2010

Another day, another tablet. It was a few months ago that Hannspree teased us with an unnamed 10.1-inch multitouch Froyo tablet, and now the device has hit the FCC and has a name. The 1.6-pound HSG1164 will offer a 1GHz Tegra 2 chip, 16GB of internal storage, and 512MB of NAND Flash.

Other specs include a microSD slot, Android 2.2, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, mini USB / HDMI connector, a built in light sensor, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and a Li-ion battery of unknown size. There’s no ship date mentioned, but we’re guessing it will have an early 2011 release.

ViewSonic G-Tablet now available

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 14th, 2010

Viewsonic has yet another tablet offering in the G-Tablet and Amazon has started selling the ViewSonic G-Tablet for $399.99. The device is powered by Google Android 2.2 and features the Tegra 2 platform with a 1Ghz dual-core Cortex A9 CPU, nVidia GeForce graphics, dedicated 1080p video playback processor, 512MB DDR2 RAM, 16GB of internal Flash-based storage, a 1024 x 600 LED backlight capacitive multitouch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

There’s also a front facing 1.3MP webcam and a 3650mAh Li-ion polymer battery good for up to 8 – 10 hours of battery life. Other specs include a built-in accelerometer, a micro SD card slot for storage expansion, USB 2.0 ports, stereo speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack. Those are decent specs for the price.

eLocity A7 dual-core Tegra 2 tablet starts shipping

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 13th, 2010

If you pre-ordered the eLocity A7 tablet, customers will begin receiving the tablets on Monday, according to maker Stream TV Networks. The seven inch tablet is touted as being the first to use Android 2.2 in the US and is available through Amazon and other sites for $370.

The dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor lets it play back 3D movies and more advanced games. Some other features include 512MB of RAM, 4GB of flash storage and a microSDHC memory card slot for adding up to 32GB of extra content. There is also a USB port and an HDMI output as well as a 1.3-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and two 0.5W speakers.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Android Tablet now available in the US

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 12th, 2010

ViewSonic’s brand new Android tablet, the ViewPad 7, is now available for purchase in the good old US of A via EXCaliberPC.com. This tablet will cost you $479.

You might remember that the ViewPad 7 offers a 7-inch 800 x 480 capacitive touchscreen display, a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor, 512MB RAM, 512MB of flash memory, a full-sized SIM card slot, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), a back-facing 3-megapixel camera, a front-facing VGA camera for video calling, a G-sensor, A-GPS, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and it all runs on Android 2.2 Froyo.

Notion Ink Adam Tablet available for pre-order December 9th

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 8th, 2010

Looks like the company will start taking pre-orders on the Adam tablet starting tomorrow, December the 9th. We’ve been hearing about this tablet for awhile now. It features a 10.2 WSVGA display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, 1GB of RAM and an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

Some other specs of this tablet include a 3.2 megapixel camera with built in auto focus, WiFi, 3G and Bluetooth, plus two USB 2.0 ports, and a miniUSB port along with an HDMI and a microSD card slot.

Fluid Stream 10-inch Windows 7 Tablet now available?

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 8th, 2010

Remember that Fluid tablet that was supposed to arrive before Christmas? Well, it is here as promised. Sort of. Amazon started selling the Fluid Stream 10-inch Windows 7 tablet, but now it is just as quickly listed as out of stock.

The device packs a multi-touch display with a 1024×600 pixel resolution, a 1.66 Intel Atom N450 processor, 1GB RAM, a 160GB hard drive, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and an HDMI output.

High-res pics of Motorola’s Tegra powered Honeycomb tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 8th, 2010

We had a look at Andy Rubin fiddling with an Android-powered Motorola tablet during the D:Dive Into Mobile conference, but those pics were from a distance. We know that you want to see some quality pics of the device and luckily for you, some higher resolution pictures of the device have surfaced.

Is it a Galaxy Tab killer? We don’t know yet. But it looks pretty sweet and sexy.

Toshiba prepping three tablets for CES

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 7th, 2010

According to DigiTimes, three new Toshiba tablets are set for their debut at CES in a month. Two of them feature 10.1-inch screens and the third sports 11.6 inches. They each have a different os: Microsoft’s Windows 7 and Google’s Chrome OS and Android.

I guess Toshiba wants to see which one wins the hearts of consumers. At least you will have your OS of choice. We will learn more in a few weeks.

Teclast T720-3GE Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 6th, 2010

Adding yet another option to the crowded tablet market, Teclast has announced its latest Android-powered tablet, the Teclast T720-3GE. Looks good in that colorful image. So what does it have? The device features a 7-inch (800 x 400) display screen, the Google Android 2.1 OS, a 624MHz ARM processor and supports 720p video playback via an HDMI output.

The tablet measures just 6.5mm thick and also features Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. Sadly we have no info on pricing yet.

Coby Kyros MID7015 Android tablet for $250

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 1st, 2010

Coby’s been selling an Android tablet on the Home Shopping Network for a few months, but now it has just released another model that’s available at retailers across the country. The Kyros MID7015 is a $250 Android tablet that packs in a 7-inch resistive touchscreen.

There’s also Android 2.1 (with apps from the AppsLib marketplace), 4GB of built-in memory, a microSD card slot for expansion and an HDMI port to output full 1080p video. It’s about what you would expect from Coby at that price.

Malata T2 Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on November 29th, 2010

Those in Japan now have another tablet choice in the Malata T2 tablet, which is powered by the Google Android 2.2 Froyo OS and boasts a 1GHz nVidia Tegra2 Cortex-A9 Dual Core processor. The device also has 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory.

Other features include a 10-inch (1024 x 600) display screen, a microSDHC slot (up to 32GB), GPS, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Wi-Fi, a 1.3MP camera and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support. The Malata T2 will cost you 49,800 Yen or around $592.

Woow Digital The One tablet to ship with Tegra 2, Gingerbread

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on November 26th, 2010

Want a powerful tablet? Woow Digital is reportedly planning to offer something a little more powerful in a tablet. The company is planning to launch a 10-inch 1024 x 600 pixel display Android tablet in December that will feature a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WCDMA 3G and it will be powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

It’s scheduled to launch in Japan for around $500 and will be available in other regions including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Europe soon after. We’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for this one.

Creative ZiiO 7 Android Tablet hits the FCC

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on November 25th, 2010

The Creative ZiiO 7 Android-powered tablet has taken another step toward entering your hands here in the US since it has now had lunch with the FCC. The device is expected to be priced at GBP199.99 ($315) in the UK, but so far we have no info about how much it will cost stateside.

The ZiiO 7 features specs like a ZiiLabs HD processor, Support for HD video playback, a 7-inch 480 x 800 pixel display, 8GB to 16GB of storage, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth, microSD card expansion and an HDMI output.

Haleron Windows 7 Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on November 22nd, 2010

The new Haleron Windows 7 Tablet looks almost exactly like Apples iPad. The Haleron is a little lighter. But that’s where the similarities end. The Windows 7 tablet packs some serious power of it’s own, with an Intel Z550 Dual Threading 2GHZ processor in a US15W chipset together with a 16GB solid state disk.

The Haleron Windows 7 Tablet also supports 3D and hi-def hardware video acceleration and is equipped with VGA, DVI, HDMI out, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and four USB ports. It is also fitted with an accelerometer and a 0.3 mega pixel web camera. Not bad at all.

LG E-Note H1000B tablet announced in Korea

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on November 22nd, 2010

Slashgear had reported on an LG tablet hitting the FCC for testing and approval last month and LG has finally unveiled device. It’s called the E-Note H1000B and it has been officially unveiled in Korea, looking very much like a mini LG TV.

The 10.1 inch touchscreen tablet is powered by an Intel Atom Z510 or Z530 processor along with 1 GB of RAM and a 16GB SSD for storage. Windows 7 Starter edition is running the show, but it can be upgraded to Windows 7 Professional.