One of the Japanese companies called Systena announced the first Tizen-based tablet which is apparently the first Tizen product of any kind. The Tizen based operating system is basically a Web Kit runtime running on Linux Kernel and was build up with some important players like Intel, samsung and Linux foundation. Samsung has the license to the source developer kit (SDK) of Tizen 2.0. The device runs Tizen 2.0 Mangnolia operating system but is expected to get Tizen 2.1 at the time of launch for consumers.
Lenovo will not be limited to quirky form factors, rather company is going to burst the market with its latest innovation, the Lenovo Miix – 10 inch Widows 8 Tablet that does have a “quick flip” removable folio case which doubles like an Accu-Type keyboard.
Good news for Samsung Tablet users. Recently at the Samsung Premiere 2103 in London the giant Korean company unveiled its convertible, dual boot tablet capable of running both Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean called the ATIV Q. Samsung had already planned to launch a notebook display in the market which resolution was expected to be better than the Apple Retina services. Well for the curious, ATIV Q is exactly using the same display, boasting a 3200×1800 qHD+ screen resolution.
Everybody is well aware with the fact that Google will launch a refreshed Nexus 7 and even this time the manufacturer is going to be ASUS. Latest leaked reports say that the new Nexus 7 will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset competing Nvidia’s Tegra SoC, so everything is faster now. We cannot compare the screen resolution with the Apple’s retina moniker, therefore having a display of 1280 by 800.
There are quite a few different form factors when it comes to today’s computing needs. You have laptops, smartphones and tablets. While many companies offer those types of devices companies like Lenovo have come up with devices like the Yoga which is a sleek convertible. Well it looks like Dell is getting into the convertible mix with the XPS 11 Convertible.
Lenovo has been making headlines with their IdeaPad Yoga. It is a tablet convertible that can be used as a laptop as well. There are 11-inch and 13-inch models. While the larger 13-inch model has the choice of Intel Core processors, the 11-inch does not and is rather powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 3 platform. Today we will be taking a look at that unit which does offer a very sleek and slim design, responsive 11.6-inch touchscreen, Lenovo’s patent-pending hinge design that allows the screen to flip completely over and it is running Windows RT. Let’s check it out!
A spell of rumors have spread online that Apple will be launching a new tablet. Along with much awaited next generation iPhone, iPad and iPad mini it is predicted that the company is working on a giant 12.9-inch screen called the iPad Maxi which will be the biggest tablet display if launched.
Today Chinese manufacturer Hisense has come up with its Sero 7 Series tablet which will be available from Walmart starting today. Hisense Sero 7 PRO features a 7-inch 1280 x 800 HD touch screen and is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor along with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. It is somehow a disappointment as NVIDIA has already revealed its Tegra 4 chipset but keeping in mind the low-cost of these Chinese tablets one must appreciate the internals they offer in their tablets in this low budget.
HP has officially announced the all in one HP Envy Rove 20. First Sony released the Tap 20, Lenovo tagged along with its Horizon and now HP has come up with three new gadgets. It’s an all in one touch screen that you can actually grab and carry around anywhere from room to room. It’s a tablet PC with a 20 inch touch screen. An added advantage is its push button at the back which releases a hinge so you don’t have to open the stand with your hand. This spring-loaded frame folds flat in the frame behind. It weighs 11.86 pounds which can be considered portable but at the sometime it’s a half pound heavier than the Sony’s Tap 20. Screen resolution is 1080p which is extremely smooth allowing you to operate it as more of a tablet or a twenty first century board game machine.
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.