Before an official unveiling, LG has pre-announced their new tablet, the G-PAD II 10.1. This tablet will be announced in Berlin in the coming two weeks with some fine improvements. In comparison to G-Pad II 8.0, G-Pad 10.1 is now loaded with Snapdragon 800 and WUXGA screen. With these changes, LG hopes to enhance its sales.
Improvements with the G-Pad 10.1
With the new LG G-Pad II 10.1 with have a 2 GB RAM with internal memory of 16GB which is expandable via Micro SD Cards. Another enhanced feature of the new tablet is a 7400 mAh battery to enable use for longer hours.
A stylish new look
The new LG tablet will be thinner than the G-Pad 8. The weight of the tablet has also been reduced and it is 34 gm lighter than its predecessor. Loaded with Android 5.1.1 and pre-installed Microsoft office, the G-Pad II 10.1 will be easy to use.
Along with this, the tablet also comes with 100GB OneDrive storage capacity valid for 2 years. LG has said that the price of the product will be disclosed during the event in Berlin.… Read the rest
Walmart has listed the E FUN Nextbook Flexx 8 for sale at a jaw dropping price of 99.99 dollars. What’s more is that you get hands on an annual free run for Office 365 too. If you do not already know, then the tablet comes with support for a Windows 10 upgrade.
A bevy of features
We are still unsure about how the latest OS will be up on something as cheap. The tablet comes with 8 inches screen size and with hardware that can be upgraded to Windows 10 as soon as the latter releases today.
If you are looking to buy the Nextbook Flexx 8 then expect mediocre processing speeds thanks to Intel ATOM Quad-Core Z3735G Processor with clock speed of 1.8GHZ. The screen resolution is an average 1280 x 800 px while the device packs in 1 GB RAM with 32 GB onboard storage.
As for the connectivity options, expect the standard Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. You can connect via a microHDMI too while beefing up storage up to 64 GB via a microSD card. For now, we are only stunned at the low pricing and the latest upgradable OS support on the Nextbook Flexx 8. Kudos Walmart!… Read the rest
A preview of iOS 9 done by CODE unearthed has confirmed that Apple’s 12.9 inch tablet iPad pro may launch very soon. It has also been reported that the Cupertino based company has developed a new keyboard layout for the latest version of iOS. It was also speculated earlier that Apple was working on a new version of iPad which may host a large display and would directly compete with Samsung Galaxy Tab, as per Express.co.uk
The new iPad could host a humongous 12.9 inch display alongside a plethora of high end features.With the iPad pro, Apple is expected to make up for the falling sales of iPad since the new device will target productivity tasks. It might also compete with Microsoft’s surface 3 which could be a perfect replacement for a laptop, as claimed by Microsoft. The new iPad pro is touted to host a 12.9 inch screen with 263 PPI which is quite similar to iPad air 2.
Apple has also unveiled some new features of iOS 9 which also includes split screen multitasking feature. This feature will enable the users to run two apps at the same time. Apple is also expected to botch up the processing unit and RAM so that users can seamless performance.
According to article published in Express, there is no confirmation on the launch date of iPad pro but Apple is looking bullish on the prospects of this new tablet.
Lenovo has made a name for itself thanks to its awesome laptop variants that have taken the world by storm. If you are on a buying spree then it could get tough choosing amongthe Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2, ThinkPad Helix (2nd gen) and freshly launched Lenovo Think Pad 10.
When it comes to display, the Yoga Tablet 2 comes with 10.1-incher IPS LED LCD display vested with touch and 1920× 1200px resolution. As for ThinkPad Helix (2nd gen) you can get hands on an 11.6-incher display vested with multi touch and 1,920×1,080px resolution. ThinkPad 10 is a 10.1-incher with 1920×1200px resolution.
Expect great multitasking and gaming on the Yoga Tablet 2 thanks to its 1.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3745 processor and 2 GB RAM. 2.00 GHz Intel Core M-5Y10c processor with 4 GB RAM lends beef to the ThinkPad Helix while ThinkPad 10 is laced with Intel Atom Z8500 chip.
As for the OS, Yoga Tablet 2 comes with Android 4.4 KitKat as well as Windows 8.1 with Bing. The ThinkPad Helix comes with Windows 8.1 OS while ThinkPad 10 will feature Windows 10 post retail launch.
The Yoga Tablet 2 comes at $249.99 on Android and $369.99 for Windows against the $999.99 of Lenovo ThinkPad Helix. As for Lenovo ThinkPad 10 be prepped to shell out a cool $549.… Read the rest
Microsoft is laying its pitch for the Windows 10 launch perfectly before the release day in June. The latest OS preview, Build 10122 for PC has been officially released via Windows Insiders. Microsoft will revamp the OS so as to bring on alterations to the ‘Start’ menu and the Continuum. There are major changes set to occur on the Microsoft Edge browser and the settings for default apps as well.
For all we know, expect more responsiveness from the start tabs. In case you own a tablet and use Windows 10 in Continuum mode, you could access the already famous Live Tiles after shriveling the left panel down.
It seems that Microsoft is keen on polishing up and improving existing features for its latest Windows version instead of trying to add in an all new flavor. The previous technical Preview reveals a number of fixes and non-cluttered interface but the latest preview gives an idea that the Windows 10 is set to be well grounded. If we are to believe Gabriel Aul, general manager at Microsoft Operating Systems Group, “From here on out you’ll see fewer big feature changes from build to build, and more tuning, tweaking, stabilizing, and polishing.”
The 10122 can be peeked into via Insiders if you are on Fast Ring. Customers here will bow keep getting latest reveals and sneak peeks before the final release this summer. One thing to note here is this also enhances their propensity to bring more bugs on-board.
The tech world is continually offering tabs and innovative devices, making us thirsty for more and more. The latest to join the league is Lenovo with its 11.6-inch Thinkpad Helix that’s now out with a price tag starting $1,679. Versatile and solid, the Thinkpad Helix is a convertible ultrabook, rolled out as Windows 8 tablet. Interestingly, for use as a laptop, this machine can be easily clipped into a custom dock. Packed with Ivy Bridge chip, the device boasts a good battery life. With matte black finish and red highlights, the Thinkpad Helix looks classy. Weighing 1.73 lbs, the device is portable and easy to hold. With 1920 x 1080p screen, the tab offers wide display to watch movies and videos. The machine’s keyboard has no backlight but all keys are little bit curvy and evenly placed. However, keys such as caps lock when engaged do not glow. Instead Lenovo has provided on screen indications to signal an active caps lock. The multi-touch feature of the Thinkpad Helix makes the device clickable. On being tapped twice indicates right click and sliding with two fingers specifies a scroll. Lenovo also offers a stylus with the device for easy use as a tab.… Read the rest
The mystery surrounding Samsung’s latest devices always follows rumors and speculations. The latest to hit the rack is a disclosed image of the Galaxy Note 3 prototype and Galaxy S4 variant that’s shown using a Snapdragon 800 chip.
Considering the leaked image, Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 3 will roll out with curved corners and a generous screen real estate.
Expected to be unveiled at the IFA 2013 in Berlin, the tablet is speculated to sport a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip or an Exynos eight-core processor. Designed with a generous 5.99-inch Super AMOLED high definition screen, the device will pride in a 13-megapixel rear camera. With Samsung’s casing, the Galaxy Note 3 might run on Android Jelly Bean 4.3.
Considering the other Galaxy S4, Samsung recently rolled out the device in variants such as the Google Edition, Active and Mini. However, the Korean manufacturer is now rumored to be in talks of taking out another variant of the Galaxy S4 set with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC.
As per the leaked image, the device is shown running on Android 4.2.2, sporting a 2.3GHz processor. The Galaxy S4 is expected to hit the South Korean market in September.… Read the rest
Codenamed ‘Togari’, the 6.44-inch full HD display tablet by Sony Xperia is expected to be launched this year, apparently with an innovative feature that will make it recognise screen inputs from any pen or pencil.
Expected to be announced either at IFA Berlin 2013 or CES 2014, the device will be rolled out with a bigger and better display.
Apparently, the Sony Xperia L4 Togari will be designed on the same lines as Sony’s 2013 flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z. Whether the device will be waterproof or not is still unknown.
The Xperia L4 will come packed in a powerful Snapdragon 600 or 800 processor, same as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3.
Boasting RAM of 2GB, the phablet will sport a 13-megapixel primary camera with Exmor RS sensor.
Earlier speculations claimed the tab to hold a 6.44-inch 1920 x1080 IPS screen for the Sony phablet. The Togari was also rumoured to have 3GB of RAM and a MSM8974 krait 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz. The NFC-enabled phablet is also believed to pack in 32GB of on-board memory, a 13-megapixel primary camera, a 2-megapixel secondary camera, a 3500mAh battery and a stylus.… Read the rest
If you are planning to buy a tablet anytime soon, wait until July as you see what Google has to offer. Certain reports indicate towards the launch of the second-generation 7-inch Nexus 2 tablet that Google plans to unveil in July. The ASUS-made Nexus 7 tab has brought valuable achievement to the internet search giant.
Considering its features, the Nexus 7 2 is expected to feature a 7-inch low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) panel, which is produced mainly by AU Optronics (AUO). AUO is the same firm that has the order for Apple’s iPad Mini 2.
Two days ago, yet another report in DigiTimes claimed that Elan Microelectronics is on track to ship touchscreen controller ICs for the next Nexus 7 iteration. Apparently, it is believed that Google will roll out around 1 million Nexus 7 2 tablets before the end May. It’s also speculated that the number might touch the mark of eight million before 2013 ends.
However, no specific release date for the Nexus 7 2 has been announced. If the tablet hits the shelves in July, Apple should be prepared for some tough completion for its iPad Mini 2.
Does the idea of the Nexus 7 2 interest you? Will you wait for the tab to hit the market? Share your comments with us.… Read the rest
Nokia, the firm that once dominated the smartphone market, is now hoping to get back into the game by plunging into the tablet market in direct competition to Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 3. If we see more phablets coming up, Nokia is where most of the action will be. The Finland-based company recently launched new models of interesting smartphones. The intent was clear, to keep its head on the same level as rival Samsung.
However, certain reports indicate that Nokia won’t be launching the Nokia Lumia 6-inch Windows 8-powered phablet anytime before 2014. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is scheduled to come out some time in between July and October this year, meaning that Nokia has a chance to be a competitor to Samsung as the former plans to launch its tab few months after the latter’ release.
We also hear that Nokia Lumia phablet will cost approximately in between $630 to $770. Recently, there were speculations that Nokia was the on the lookout for suppliers to create smartphones with a bigger screen.
Interestingly, it is believed that Nokia Lumia phablet will be launched with full HD resolutions, which makes it more feasible to be an alternative to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 that’s thought to come out with 1080p 5.9-inch Super AMOLED display.
Also the GDR3 update for the Windows phones will support quad-core processors, which means Nokia Lumia phablet will come with either a Snapdragon 600 or Snapdragon 800 CPU. This qualifies the Nokia phablet to be a direct competitor to the Exynos 5 Octa-powdered Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Does the idea of a Nokia Lumia phablet tempt you? What do you think? Share your comments with us.… Read the rest