There are many kinds of tablets available on the market, all serving different purposes. Traditionally, tablets are used for surfing the net, watching movies or playing games, but there are also kids-oriented slates that feature colorful cases and parental control mode. However, all these may be not enough for someone who lives an adventurous life. That’s why Dell released Latitude 12, an extreme tablet designed for people who need to rely on their tablet in the most hostile environment.
Dell unveils Latitude 12 extreme tablet designed for people who need to rely on their tablet in harsh environment
While hardware and software are far more important than the appearance, it goes without saying that slim phones and tablets are much more attractive than thick, brick-like devices. Samsung is well aware of that. Last week the company unveiled its thinnest smartphone so far, the Galaxy A8 and today it’s time for tablets. Samsung just announced its new 8-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 models with iPad-like 4×3 format and extra slim frame.
If you have been following Computex 2015 news back in early June, you might have come across the name ZenPad S 8.0. It’s Asus’ slim, sharp and light 8-inch tablet that impressed the audience at the show. Asus typically takes its time when bringing new devices to the market so we didn’t expect the slate to show up in our stores anytime soon. Well, guess what? The tablet is already on sale in the US. The ZenPad S 8.0 is up for grabs from Best Buy for just $199.99. Moreover, all order of $35 and more are eligible for free shipping, so the tablet will be delivered to you at no additional cost.
Samsung Galaxy Tab family gained another member. Yesterday, the South Korean manufacturer officially debuted the Samsung Galaxy Tab E for the Taiwanese market, at least for now. Preceded by numerous leaks the new Android tablet comes equipped with a pretty large display, package of entry-level hardware and low price. Here’s everything you want to know about the new Galaxy Tab E.
Witnessing Samsung’s efforts to deliver flexible and foldable display to the world, we know that innovative display solutions are the company’s favorite research field. It’s not a secret that for some time the net is buzzing with rumors suggesting that the mobile giant is working on a fully foldable portable device that can change its size factor with just a single flip. These speculation found confirmation in recent patent leaks presenting pics of the prototype of a new foldable tablet.
Introduced in 2014 the Google’s Project Tango tablet was initially an exclusive offering available only by invitation for developers and it was pricey too. To get the slate in his hands a tech enthusiast had to pay a hefty price of $1024. This apparently is about to change. To get one of these pretty much futuristic tablets featuring 3D mapping you don’t need to have an invitation any longer. The Project Tango is now within your reach invite-free via Google Store. What’s even more interesting, the device is on sale at a half of its original price.
It’s not a secret that HTC has been having a hard time recently. The company hit a rough patch last year and had to cut costs and reorganize its business. Nonetheless, HTC shows no signs of slowing down. Since the beginning of the year the Taiwanese manufacturer has released a number of smartphones including the 2015 flagship HTC One M9, Asia-bound One M9+ and E9+ as well as the third generation Butterfly. According to some rumors, the company is working on yet another smart product and this time it’s going to be a tablet. Called HTC H7, the device might be coming in the second quarter of 2015 as a cheap low-end offering.
This weekend Huawei quietly launched the MediaPad M2 in Paris. Being a successor of released last year MediaPad M1, the device is the manufacturer’s flagship tablet for 2015. Labeled with the price tag of something round $390 it comes with a package of powerful specs, including an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 930 SoC and 4G LTE connectivity and design inspired by the company’s flagship smartphone the Huawei P8. Here’s everything you want to know about the slate’s hardware, pricing and availability details.
Most smartphone and tablet makers keep annual upgrade schedule and Microsoft in this case is no different. The Surface Pro 3 was announced a year ago almost to the day so it’s the right time to expect a successor. It looks like one may be actually on the way. According to the latest rumors, Microsoft may announce the Surface Pro 4 this month.
All mobile gadgets enthusiasts are surely nervously waiting for the premiere of the Apple’s biggest tablet yet, the iPad Pro. Recently, the highly anticipated slate has leaked out one more time, this time in the form of a blueprint presenting the alleged device. If you’re interested in everything concerning the iPad Pro, stay with us, we’re going to take a close-up at the latest report.
Dell intros 10.5-inch Venue 10 7000 Android tablet paired with a keyboard that can serve as a notebook
When the first touchscreen devices went on sale quite a long time ago, many experts predicted that such form of interaction would be the future. They weren’t wrong, since today touchscreen panels can be found on a variety of devices. The technology was greatly improved over the years to near perfection; however, no matter how cool it is, there are still many users who prefer to feel actual keys under their fingers when they type. With such users in mind, Dell unveiled the 10.5-inch Venue 10 7000 Android tablet paired with a keyboard that can serve as a notebook.
Microsoft has just announced another tablet joining their list of offerings, the Surface 3. Being thinner and less powerful version of the released almost a year ago the Surface Pro 3, the slate is targeting at budget conscious folks out there. Additionally, though labeled with a definitely more affordable price tag, the new tablet is said to sport the same premium quality design and materials as the Surface Pro 3.
Today at a special press conference in Russia Samsung announced two more devices joining the Galaxy Tab family, the Galaxy Tab A and Tab A Plus. Carrying an 8-inch or 9.7- inch screen respectively, both devices are introduced as mid-range offerings featuring the iPad-like 4:3 aspect ratio. According to the recent leaks the Galaxy Tab A series will hit the market priced at something around $320 dressed in blue, grey and white color options. The Galaxy Tab A Plus will be priced approximately $370.
About two weeks ago we have reported about the Galaxy Tab S2 that was spotted in benchmarks. The leak revealed all we want to know about slate’s tech specs and features. Today we got another material confirming the upcoming premiere of the highly anticipated Android tablet. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 was spotted on the Indian logistics website which unveils that the slate undergoes now a testing phase.
BlackBerry surely isn’t the first company that pops up your mind when thinking of tablet makers. Being more precise the BlackBerry’s debut in the tablet-like devices sector with its Playbook wasn’t definitely a successful one. However, this traumatic experience didn’t make the company to abandon their plans on conquering the tablet market. Realizing its tablet ambitions Blackberry has just introduced a new high-security tablet targeting at business and government customers.
Sony launched Xperia Z4 Tablet, the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet with a ridiculously long battery life
Traditionally, Mobile World Congress is an event when the most awaited devices are presented to the world. Sometimes unexpected announcements happen like in the case of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. We also hoped that the company would unveil the Xperia Z4 at MWC but it appears that the smartphone is missing in action and Sony isn’t saying why. There was, however, a certain Z4 launched in Barcelona. It’s the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet – the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet with a ridiculously long battery life.
Though the yesterday’s Huawei’s show at Mobile World Congress was stolen by the company’s new wearables, it doesn’t mean that the manufacturer has nothing more up in their sleeves. Today, on the second day of the expo Huawei unveils the new 7-inch MediaPad X2 tablet sporting a highly attractive metal body shell and a full HD screen. Additionally, this cellular enabled slate supports all the connectivity options you would expect to find in the latest smartphones, including talk service enabling the tablet to make phone calls.
Remember the great success of the Galaxy Tab S? Featuring cutting edge specs and an extremely slim body housing the biggest Super AMOLED screen, the tablet gained in popularity, quickly conquering the hearts of many tech enthusiasts. And just right now Samsung is working on releasing a successor of this highly popular tablet. Called Galaxy Tab S2 the slate has been recently spotted on GFXBench along with a complete set of hardware and features including a 9.7-inch screen.
Sony decided to sold VAIO more than a year ago, however it doesn’t necessarily mean that the famous PC brand is dead. Just opposite, VAIO is back in more than a good form. Today, in Tokio, VAIO announced two new hybrid laptops joining the company’s lists of offerings, the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas. Being a fully convertible ultrabooks with detachable keyboard that can transform into tablet-like device, the new VAIO Z redefines all we’ve known so far about VAIO laptops.
According to the industry analyst with a reliable track record in predicting Cupertino company’s launching plans, Apple is planning to release their largest ever iPad with a stylus pen. If everything goes in accordance with the company’s plans, measuring 12.9-inch the iPad Pro will be the first Apple’s tablet to sport an input experience enhanced by a special stylus, something so far unprecedented in the iPad history.