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.
Announced in September 2014 at the Intel’s Developer Forum the Dell Venue 8 7000 Android tablet, today goes officially on sale priced at $400. Hailed the world’s slimmest tablet, the Venue 8 7000 is showing the world how much high-end hardware can be packed into such an ultra-thin body, simultaneously dictating new design standards other tablet makers should take to their heart.
Though CES 2015 kicks off in a two days, some of the mobile manufacturers can’t wait until the great event announcing new devices few days ahead. We’ve already told you about the Alcatel OneTouch OS agnostic series initiated by the OneTouch PIXI 3 and OneTouch Watch. Today we feel glad to report that one more manufacturer couldn’t resist and published materials concerning their new devices. We’re speaking of Archos that has just unveiled the 50 Diamond smartphone and the 80b Helium 4G tablet. Both devices are 4G-capable and belong to the budget sector offerings.
In the tablet market dominated by Apple’s iPads, Nexus models, Amazon’s Fire slates, Galaxy Tabs and Microsoft Surface, we often forget that other electronics manufacturing companies also launch such devices. Like for instance LG that recently has silently revealed its new Windows 8.1 hybrid tablet, dubbed the Tab Book Duo, to its home market. Weighting only 792 grams this 2-in-1 slate is joining the premium league of extra thin and light Windows tablets offering its users high performance and eye-catching design.
In order to spread around some more Christmas cheer, Acer in cooperation with Best Buy has just announced an amazingly good offer on the Iconia Tab 8 Android Tablet. The tandem has slashed the price of the already inexpensive device to $139.99, simultaneously giving their customers a gift card worth $40. If the Iconia Tab 8 is present on your holiday gift shopping list, you may feel interested in the offer’s details, so let’s check its ins and outs.
Having Christmas upon us, you’ve been probably working hard on your own gift shopping list. If the latest Google Nexus 9 Android tablet is one of the gifts you want to buy for your close ones, we may have a great news for you. Just right now, Amazon cut down the price of this superb tablet and sells it cheaper by $50. What’s more, the holiday promotion refers to all color variants and capacity options. Let’s take a closer look at the deal.
Holiday gifts wrapped and ready to go under the tree? No? Come on, you have just two weeks left. If you are still weighing your options and can’t decide what to choose, today may be a good day to make up your mind, especially if you were considering buying some electronics. As a part of Green Monday holiday sale, the Kindle Fire HDX 7″ Wi-Fi + 4G LTE tablets are on sale for half their usual price.
Another portion of the Apple iPad Air has just gone viral. The new device will be allegedly called iPad Air Plus, which means that the company is keeping with the naming tradition started this year with the release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. What’s even more interesting the upcoming Apple slate will feature an extra sharp 12.2-inch screen, which the company has been rumored to have been working on for some time. The giant display makes the device a perfect replacement for your laptop or notebook.
Holiday season is the best time of the year to shop for electronics devices, as almost every carrier and retailer offers some kind of special promotion. If you are currently on the market for a new tablet, you might want to check out Verizon’s latest deal. The Big Red network has just launched the LG G Pad 7.0 and LG G Pad 10.1, two budget-friendly tablets with LTE connectivity.
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.