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.
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.