The Acer Iconia Windows 8 tablet has finally come forward and showed itself off on Acer Finland website. On their website Acer has now revealed full specifications of tablet which first showed up on Amazon. The tablet comes with a preinstall Windows 8 Pro and Intel Atom Z2760 processor along with 2GB of RAM and Intel graphics media accelerator 3650 GPU. Storage capacity is low of 64 GB eMMC. Connectivity uses the usual Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.0. The site doesn’t have to say anything about the battery life but as tested by Acer its 8 hours which is pretty reasonable.
Latest reports say that details of Samsung next generation Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 have just seeped out in the market. Enclosed is a blazing fast Inlet Atom Z2560 processor. According to the GLBenchmark both the new variants of the intangible Samsung Galaxy Tab have appeared on its servers. Two models which are expected to come out are Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. While the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 have still been kept under veil of secrecy but the point of reference do give us a partial view about the specifications and internals of device.
For tablet lovers, Lenovo has introduced its Yoga 11S convertible. Now you can place orders for this IdeaPad directly on www.lenovo.com and www.bestbuy.com starting from 23rd June 2013. The 360 degree flip and fold yoga 11S was showed off in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show. It is sized well in a sleek 11.6’’ LED-backlit design using Intel’s integrated HD 4000 graphics which makes it very impressive.
Yesterday we talked about HP’s Split X2. HP also announced the Android-based SlateBook X2. HP with its SlateBook is going a step further by introducing the latest offering from NVIDIA, the ‘Tegra4’ in its Android tablet.
After the success with its Envy X2, HP has announced 2 of its new products the Split x2 which is a Windows 8 hybrid and the SlateBook x2 Android tablet. HP launched Envy X2, its Windows 8 Hybrid PC powered by Intel’s mobile “Clover Trail” processor and it did well in the market and now HP is all set to introduce Split X2 which is another Windows hybrid PC running Windows 8 but this time HP is going big by using Intel’s laptop processor in it.
We have seen quite a few Windows 8 tablets emerge since CES. These tablets gives users the full Windows 8 experience on a slate device that they can easily take with them. Microsoft’s own Surface Pro has a very expensive price tag of $899. For those not looking to shell out that much money for a Windows 8 tablet experience Lenovo has a few different options. Today we are taking a look at their IdeaTab Lynx, which at $499 is a much less expensive option. It features an Intel Atom Z2760 (1.8 GHz) processor, 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 64GB solid state drive under the hood. On the exterior you have an 11.6-inch 5-point touch IPS panel with a resolution of 1366 x 768. Most importantly this tablet runs the full version of Windows 8 making it a great solution for those looking to be productive on the road.
It’s good news all round for the many tablet fans of the world. While Microsoft works on a smaller 7-inch surface tablet, there are other tablets looking to complete in this exciting market. 2013 is going to be a big year for tablets and we have already seen some great tablets released. Read on as we go over some of the up and coming tablets of 2013.
As technology expands and more gadgets are being used to surf the internet, companies are consistently working on creating new toys for the big kids to play with! With all the tablets that are hitting the market every month, it can be confusing as to which one to choose, especially without putting a dent in your pocket. Tablets aren’t just becoming a toy to play with or used as a bedtime read, in fact, many professionals use tablets to get work done while on the go, or even at home. The features and capabilities the tablets have expanded to, allow people to use tablets almost just as much as they use their computers. These are the top 3 tablets to consider for just under $300!
If there is one thing I think I would never try and do it would be opening up or disassembling a tablet. If I would open one up I most likely would never get it back together correctly. Sony on the other hand though it would be a good idea to tear open their brand new Xperia Z tablet. Any tablet would be hard to open up but the Xperia Z is the world’s thinnest 10.1-inch tablet so it is really quite astonishing that Sony decided to open it up and break it down. Check out the YouTube video after the jump.
First off, can we all agree that Phablet is a terrible name? A Smartphone with a big screen does make a tablet. Second, let’s examine what exactly a “Phablet” is. The difference between a large phone and a small tablet is that a small tablet will run (at least in theory) tablet optimized applications, whereas the large phone is stuck with phone apps. The question is how big is too big for a phone?
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