Today, HP announced releasing the ENVY x2 which is the manufacturer’s own variation on a convertible laptop-tablet hybrid that looks pretty much like a carbon copy of the Surface Pro 3. The published last night HP’s promo video leaves no shadow of a doubt, almost everything in the ENVY x2 starting from the multi-angle kickstand to the keyboard cover resembles the Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. What’s more there will be two models available, one carrying 13.3-inch display, second larger equipped with 15.6-inch screen.
The whole world was waiting for a Nokia tablet, and just today at its conference in Finland, the former Finish giant mobile manufacturer has introduced its first product since Microsoft bought their devices and services division. Dubbed Nokia N1 the tablet strongly resembles the Apple’s iPad Mini, speaking almost the same design language. What’s even more interesting, to our great surprise, the upcoming Nokia tablet isn’t running Windows, but the competing Google’s Android, and not just any Android, but its latest version, Android 5.0 Lollipop.
If you can’t take your eyes off of Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 but still haven’t bought it, chances are that it’s because of the price. If so, November 17th is your lucky day. Today you can get a heck of a nice tablet for less, as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 price got slashed by $140. It means that the slate, which on any other day would cost you $399, can be yours for just $259. The 32GB model is currently priced at $274 and if you can spare another $15 you can grab the 64GB version for just $289.
It’s not very common that carriers release their own branded devices. Sometimes, however, it happens – Verizon’s Ellipsis 7 launched in November 2013 is one of the best examples. Since the tablet is one year old to the day, it’s not surprising that a successor made an appearance. Called Verizon Ellipsis 8, the tablet which is running on super fast XLTE network is now for sale in carrier’s stores.
Kids love tablets – this is the undeniable truth. But, not all children oriented tablets are alike. Some of them, though being durable enough to survive being dropped and tossed, lack decent hardware, they snail-like slow which makes them unattractive for older, more mature users. Other, like for instance iPads, lack parental control options, the essence of the kid-focused tablets. If you searching for a tablet appropriate for you and your child, meet the CNK Digital’s new ClickN KIDS Tablet 2, the perfect Android compromise between child safe devices and regular adult-focused slates, featuring pretty high specs and parental control mode. The device is available for pre-order, and soon can be yours for less than $100.
Competition is an integral element of the market. If you are an electronics manufacturer and you want to thrive, you can’t settle for just anything that brings you some income. You have to move forward and try to be better than the others. Otherwise, the cruel world will chew you up and spit you out at the far end of the food chain. With this thought in mind, Dell has just announced the Venue 11 Pro which challenges Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 in terms of size, speed and options.
Remember the Acer’s Aspire Switch 10 tablet, the convertible device that some hailed a true jack-of-all trades, others didn’t hide their admiration for it? Now the tablet is being overlapped in terms of size by its sibling successor, the Aspire 12-inch Aspire Switch 12 that beyond standard modes for hybrid devices goes with an additional fifth option – desktop mode. So, if you don’t mind the combination of a small screen and keyboard, the upcoming Switch gives you the opportunity to get a all-in-one device.
It seems like Microsoft continues to keep their word to deliver more affordable mobile gadgets running Windows 8.1 with Dell appearing to be the latest manufacturer to produce a Windows tablet with pocket friendly price at $199.99. The upcoming Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000 tablet strongly resembles the introduced last year 5000 Series but costs $50 less. If consider buying a mid-range tablet running latest version of Windows at affordable price, you may be interested in the Dell’s offer.
Usually, the more sophisticated a device is, the easier it breaks. To make their products last longer, smartphone manufacturers increase their durability, for example by making the phones water resistant. When it comes to tablets, however, ruggedized models are not easy to come by, which doesn’t mean that they don’t exist. In fact, a new device has just been announced by Panasonic. The company officially unveiled heavy duty Toughpad FZ-B2 Android tablet for tough users.
Need a bigger Windows 8.1 tablet? Lenovo just announced 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 bundled with keyboard cover
If you looking for a Windows 8.1 tablet but 10-inch screen isn’t big enough to provide you with proper work comfort? How about a new Lenovo tablet that joins the company’s Yoga tablet lineup featuring a kick-stand and a special detachable keyboard cover? The 13-inch slate runs the latest Windows OS and arrives a month after the debut of the set of Yoga Tablet 2 devices launched with Android and Windows options. The tablet will hit retailers shelves with price tag of $699, including the keyboard cover. If you want to learn more about the device, let’s check the full spectrum of the tablet’s offerings.
Metro PCS is now selling Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet with cellular connectivity for $149 without contract
As it usually happens in the mobile industry, the very first tablets with mobile data support were pretty costly gadgets, despite offering less than perfect experience. That, however, was a long time ago. Now you can easily find a decent slate at budget-friendly price. One such device has just arrived at Metro PCS. The carrier is now selling the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet with cellular connectivity for $149 without a long term contract.
Barnes & Noble launches a 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook pre-loaded with $200 worth of digital content for free
It’s not the first time that Barnes & Noble and Samsung join forces to bring a Galaxy Tab tablet to the market. The retailer previously collaborated with the Korean manufacturer and launched a 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook earlier this year. Now the team is back to unveil a new and bigger slate, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1. And guess what? The device is pre-loaded with $200 worth of digital content for free.
To walk through whatever store with electronics is all it takes to notice that the market is now full of decent quality products sold at low prices. However, apparently we haven’t reached the limit of cheap yet and NuFront it there to prove it. The Chinese chipset maker has collaborated with some Chinese retailers and has come up with a tablet powered by NuFront’s TL7689 chipset which is priced at just $54.
E FUN has just announced release a new 10.1-inch Windows tablet joining their Nextbook lineup. Coming with a detachable POGO keyboard, the device is something of a tablet and notebook hybrid that will become available nationwide in November priced at $179, which means it will be the first Windows 8.1 slate featuring 10.1-inch display, not bad specs and comes with such an affordable price tag. Feel interested in further details? Let’s have a look at the device’s parameters.
With unveiling two more iPads joining the Apple’s tablets lineup, the Cupertino company has made it easier than ever to buy one in terms of budget, but simultaneously harder than ever to choose the perfect one. There are 16 different prices from $249 to $829 that cover 56 variants of the iPad, including 5 models, 4 built-in storage options, 2 display sizes and 3 color schemes. Another thing is that you will also have to decide whether you need the built-in TouchID scanner or 4G wireless connectivity. Trying to help you to make a proper choice when buying your iPad, we prepared five simple steps showing how to pick the right model.
Some folks are so much into latest technology that they won’t even look at last year’s model of a phone or tablet. Those are usually people who don’t have to save money to buy a new gadget because they have plenty. Users with slimmer wallets wait for price cuts of older models which usually occur when a new device is released. If you were eyeing Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 or iPad Mini now would be a good time to get yourself one. Apple has just discounted the iPad Air and iPad Mini older models as the newest models hit the market.
Apple announce the iPhone 6 and its Plus variant a few weeks ago but the company is not done for this year yet. Apple’s portfolio consists of a variety of devices, the most popular of which, right next to iPhones, are iPads. Recently we have been hearing quite a lot of chatter regarding the new iPad Air and today marks the end of rumors as the new thinner, lighter and more powerful Apple iPad Air 2 becomes official will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow.
The third generation of the smallest and lightest premium sector tablets has just been announced. It’s simply dubbed iPad Mini 3 and features the TouchID fingerprint scanner. Though the newest iPad Mini 3 received several integral upgrades, it strongly resembles its predecessor, so its future users will get nothing more than a familiar looking Apple’s slate with some modest updates. The pre-orders begin tomorrow with shipping scheduled to start at the end of next week.
Google Nexus 9 by HTC featuring Android Lollipop goes official, pre-orders start on October 17th, ships November 3
Just as expected, Google has announced today the fervently-awaited Nexus 9 tablet that has been created in partnership with HTC. The tablet is the very first device that operates on Android Lollipop and is said to hit the retailers’ shelves on November 3rd with pre-orders starting on October 17th. The Nexus 9 will be available in three color schemes, two capacity options and an LTE-enabled variant. Feel interested in further details? Let’s take a closer look at the slate.
During this week’s HKTDC tech event in Hong Kong, we could witness the premiere of a very interesting Windows tablet. The 7-inch slate is called the Emdoor EM-I8170 and comes labeled with ridiculous low price tag of $65, which makes it even cheaper than the most affordable Pipo Work W4 Windows 8.1 tablet priced at $81 that we introduced last month. Let’s check what this super cheap tablet can offer its users.