Apple iPad Air To Have It Tough From Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9: A Cheaper and Stronger Option

It seems Apple iPad Air has found a tough competition in Kindle’s new 8.9 inch offering Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Kindle Fire HDX may not have received as much press Apple iPad Air, nonetheless, it is one hell of a tablet and that too with a cheaper tag.

 

It seems Apple iPad Air has found a tough competition in Kindle’s new 8.9 inch offering Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Kindle Fire HDX may not have received as much press Apple iPad Air, nonetheless, it is one hell of a tablet and that too with a cheaper tag.

It is lighter than Apple iPad Air and sports a sharper display. The front screen of the tablet gives you instant access to all the Amazon services from e-books to shopping to music to video. What really impresses in the tablet is the help button “Mayday”. As soon as you click the button you will be connected to the Amazon customer care. This is a live customer service and is available 24X7 , 7 days week. The representative can have an access to your device in case you are facing any technical difficulties.

This feature is a USP of Kindle Fire HDX and gives it an edge above Apple iPad Air. Another thing which is worth noticing in Kindle Fire HDX is its price. The Amazon’s offering is priced at $379 as compared to $499 of Apple iPad Air. Even Apple iPad Mini 2 is price at $399. 

So if you are looking for a durable, affordable high quality tablet then there is no better option than Kindle Fire  8.9.… Read the rest

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Apple iPad Mini 2 Vs New Google Nexus 7 vs Acer Iconia B1: The Price Advantage

The latest advent in the mobile sector is the rise of big screen devices. This is one of the main reasons behind the huge popularity of mini tablets.  Apple, with a higher share of mini tablet market segment seems to be in charge of the tablet segment.(offcourse Google is doing wonders too)  The company, with its most advanced iPad 2 mini is ready to give stiff competition to other tablet manufacturers.  With a sharp rise in competition,  It could be easily fathomed that Apple iPad mini 2 (with  would come with major improvements (we are expecting retina display) over its predecessor. Not only does it need to shred its price  ( Apple iPad mini price starts from $329) but have to give consumers some intriguing features, if at all it wants to beat the power packed  and cheaper New Google Nexus 7  On the other hand The Nexus 7.2 is superlative piece of technology . The new tablet (now official) will come with exciting feature like Android 4.3 and better hardware capabilities. Beside a low price tag, the tablet would offer pure android experience to the users. The new version of the tablet would come with a  faster processing unit and  a great camera.  Moving to Acer Iconia B1(price $147),  it is  a windows tablet that runs on the Windows 8.1. It comes with 1.5-gigahertz Intel processor and 2 gigabyte RAM. Along with a screen size of 8 inches (biggest screen size in mini tablet segment), the tablet offers a crisp and clear resolution. Iconia also features internal memory and comes with a dual camera for video calling.The latest advent in the mobile sector is the rise of big screen devices. This is one of the main reasons behind the huge popularity of mini tablets.

Apple, with a higher share of mini tablet market segment seems to be in charge of the tablet segment.(offcourse Google is doing wonders too)

The company, with its most advanced iPad 2 mini is ready to give stiff competition to other tablet manufacturers.

With a sharp rise in competition,  It could be easily fathomed that Apple iPad mini 2 (with  would come with major improvements (we are expecting retina display) over its predecessor. Not only does it need to shred its price  ( Apple iPad mini price starts from $329) but have to give consumers some intriguing features, if at all it wants to beat the power packed  and cheaper New Google Nexus 7

On the other hand The Nexus 7.2 is superlative piece of technology . The new tablet (now official) will come with exciting feature like Android 4.3 and better hardware capabilities. Beside a low price tag, the tablet would offer pure android experience to the users. The new version of the tablet would come with a  faster processing unit and  a great camera.

Moving to Acer Iconia B1(price $147),  it is  a windows tablet that runs on the Windows 8.1. It comes with 1.5-gigahertz Intel processor and 2 gigabyte RAM. Along with a screen size of 8 inches (biggest screen size in mini tablet segment), the tablet offers a crisp and clear resolution. Iconia also features internal memory and comes with a dual camera for video calling.… Read the rest

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The Price Of Apple iPad Mini 2 to Get Slashed to Keep Up With Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 5

Apple’s ipad Mini 2 which has been seen doing the rounds with $329, has recently given a significant fall in its price rate. As per as the investor’s note given by the Citi Research, Apple plans to begin its ipad distribution with a price radius which is estimated to be $100 below what the existing model trades for. (is this being done to beat Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus devices)

Despite the fact that a price drib from $329 to as low as $250 would unquestionably aid Cupertino with other competitive and cheap Android tablets available in the market, it gives bottomless impression that Apple would establish such a stagy price scratch for iPad mini 2. Though the fact remains that it is extensively projected to feature a Retina Display, which may further add to the standing manufacturing costs.

Relatively, it appears far more credible that the Citi Research note will denote the price fall on the inventive, ie, original iPad mini, or perchance a marginally updated version. Alternatively, the iPad mini 2 will still proclaim at the original price radius of its precursor, around $329.

In an investors note obtained by CNET, written by Citi Research analyst Glen Yeung , it has been stated that, “Supply chain checks by Citi’s Asia-Pac Technology Team suggest a mix shift surprisingly toward Apple’s older iPhone4/4S.” Further, it indicated that with their prospect of a low end phone scheduled for September launch , followed by sub- $250 ipad mini, they presume this trend to continue.

The Citi Research note resonances an April dispatch from KGI Securities analyst Ming- Chi Kuo. In the note, Kuo recommends numeral stratagems Apple may chase so as to get down the costs of the iPad mini 2 and sanction it to compete with Android devices, which usually aims lesser price tag and have successfully seen invading lower- income population.

“Former to iPad mini 2 launch, Apple may reel up a more reasonably priced iPad mini to contest with Android gadgets. In order to amend costs, Apple may shove for lesser constituent prices, utilize more progressive process to produce the A5 processor, slash metal casing production, eliminate the rear camera, scratch storage to 8GB and fetch for more module suppliers to lower costs. We consider this cut-rate iPad mini trade for US$199~249.”

Whatsoever the instance may be, it’s probable we wont have to delay much longer to catch out. Apple’s WWDC 2013 will come out on June 10 and it’s more than in the cards that the iPad mini 2 will be revealed there.… Read the rest

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