Now that the Apple iPad 2 has been discontinued, those who want to pick this tablet are opting for the iPad 4 that was re-launched last week. They have as of now cancelled the release of iPad 2 and will offer the iPad 4 for the sake of replacing the earlier tablet. The iPad 4 is now known to be available at a rate of $399 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi model and a rate of $529 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi + cellular model. Apple had actually cancelled the release of iPad 4 last year when there was a launch of iPad Air. They have later reduced the price of the iPad 2 to $399 in the year 2012. This is possibly a way to get rid of their old stock, especially considering that iPad Air 2014 launch is also expected in the coming months.
Coming April we may get hands on the Google Nexus 8. Aimed at replacing the Nexus 7, the latest Google Nexus kid could come with features that pack in a punch. • Intel Bay Trail T-chip • HD-Screen with 2560 x 1440 display • Android KitKat 4.4 While we await this beauty, for those in a hurry, two tabs are ideal to buy, as far as our research says. The face-off between the Apple iPad Air vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX could let you decide which one to pick between the two. • At 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.31 inches,, Kindle HDX comes with a 8.9 incher screen size. Apple iPad Air comes in 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches dimension and boasts a 9.7 incher display. • In terms of the OS, Kindle is fired with Fire 3.1 while iPad Air comes with the classic iOS 7. • The Air features a 5-megapixel snapper on the rear while the Kindle boasts an 8-megapixel shutter on its rear—with flash. In case, you are still undecided, wait for the Google Nexus 8 and then make your mind up.… Read the rest
CES is all set to take place from Jan 7 to 10 in Las Vegas and it will see launched of many new technologies along with some new phones and tablets from tech giants.
If the speculation regarding Nexus 10 post new year release deem true than it is possible that the release may happen between 1 to 6th January.
We have also heard that this time Samsung has been given the responsibility of bringing the Nexus 10 tablet in the market. Nexus 10 was the product of Asus and LG was responsible to create Nexus 7.
According to a statement released by SamMobile, a South Korean tech manufacturer, “Samsung is expected to launch its strongest rival to the iPad Air in January 2014 which is said to be equipped with a 10.5-inch AMOLED screen. “
As far as Nexus 10 2 specs are concerned than the tablet is rumored to feature 10-inh 2650 x 1600 HD display with gorilla glass, 3 GB RAM, 8 MP camera, quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset ad 9500 battery.
Let us know what do you think about Nexus 10 2 release date and its specs.
If this is true then, this range of tablets will feature AMOLED screens and will challenge thr iPad and iPad Mini from Apple. The manifest also shows that this tablet will be designed to be a variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. Other rumors circle around Samsung is that it is manufacturing a tablet in both the ten inch and eight inch variants and both will sport AMOLED screens.
Despite the earlier updates from Chatter, the tablet will not be launched along with the Galaxy S5. The AMOLED screens have been featured on other devices like the Galaxy Tab 7.7, which surprisingly, was not all that popular on the tablet market.
If these rumors are true, then we can expect Samsung to ring in the New Year with a bang. Apart from the expected AMOLED tabs, they are also expected to release up to five new smart phones in early 2014.
Samsung plans to launch these new products at the CES 2014 that will take place in Las Vegas.
Is there a tablet war on the cards? While the brand new slimmer and lighter iPad Air launch recently,it is unfair to compare it with the Google Nexus 10 to an extent. Simply because the latter released almost a year back. But with the second generation of Google Nexus set to come out, here are some of its features viz-a-viz iPad Air features.
Screen – iPad Air will have 9.7 inch retina display screen. Google Nexus 10 second generation will most likely have a 10 inch screen.
Processor – A7 processor powers the iPad Air, Google Nexus 10 II on the other hand is reported to have quad core Snapdragon 800 processor, unlike its previous version.
OS – iOS 7 is by far the major reason to buy iPad Air. Apple aficionados can enjoy new features that include the Airdrop facility and control center. Multi tasking is easier on iOS 7 interface too. Google Nexus 10 2 will have Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
Flash Storage – 16, 32, 64 and 128GB variants of iPad Air are available. Google Nexus 2nd generation tablet will have internal memories up to 64 GB but the storage can be expanded using MicroSD cards.
Battery: iPad Air battery can run up to 10 hours if some rumors are to be believed. The good news for Google Nexus 10 II users is, they can enjoy the 9000 mAh battery ability.
Price: iPad Air 16GB variant is priced at $499 and will be available from November 1. Google Nexus 2 32GB to be available at a price of $499.