Indian computer peripherals maker iBall has announced the launch of a new Android tablet in its Slide-series. Dubbed as Slide 7334i 3G, the tablet has been priced at INR 10,499 and is now available in the market.
iBall Slide 7334i 3G features a 7-inch display with 1024x600p resolution, dual-SIM support, Android 4.1 and 3,000 mAh battery. The tablet also comes with 3G support (in both SIM slots), 2MP rear camera, VGA front camera and 1GHz dual-core processor. Continue reading
Second-generation Nexus 7 tablet, which was just confirmed to be Asus K009 couple of days ago, has now appeared in its first photograph, although a tiny one. A Bluetooth SIG listing, where the tablet was spotted, also reveals the presence of Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor.
Not much can be seen in this small photograph, but you can still spot the front camera and also the comparably smaller bezel than the original Nexus 7. Continue reading
We might not have to wait for Nexus 7 II for long, as this elusive tablet recently passed the FCC certification, which suggests that the official launch might not be very far. FCC certification has also revealed several new details about the tablet.
The Nexus branding in the FCC document above removes any doubt about whether this is indeed Nexus tablet or not.
According to the FCC documents, the Nexus 7 II is indeed being made by Asus and it will be using LCD panel from JDI (Japan Display), CPU and Wi-Fi/ HSPA+/ LTE modems from Qualcomm, rear camera from Chicony and front camera from Liteon. Majority of the rest components are from Asus itself. Continue reading
Google’s second-generation Nexus 7 tablet was surprisingly absent from the Google I/O 2013, but a Digitimes report suggests that we might not have to wait for long. According to this publication, the next-gen Nexus 7 will be available via retail channels in July, like it had reported previously.
But, the July availability is not the important part of Digitimes’ latest report. The site claims that the 16GB version of Nexus 7 II tablet will be sold at $229, unlike the rumoured $199 pricing. Continue reading
After putting the Kindle Fire HD tablets on pre-order last month, Amazon has starting shipping them today. The company has also updated its listings to reflect the tablets in stock.
Both Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Fire HD 8.9 can now be purchased from Amazon.com (*) starting $214. You can go to this link and select your country from the drop-down to order the tablets. In related news, the company revealed today that it will start selling both the tablets in India beginning June 27 from Amazon.in, its newly launched marketplace for the country. Continue reading
Within days of Amazon.in debut, the retail giant has launched its Android tablets – Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 in the Indian market. Both these tablets along with Kindle Paperwhite e-readers will be available for purchase beginning June 27 at Amazon.in.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD, which is going to compete directly with Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, has been priced at INR 15,999 (16GB) and INR 18,999 (32GB), the same price at which Nexus 7 retails in India. On the other hand, Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has got a price tag of INR 21,999 (16GB) and INR 25,999 (32GB). Continue reading
AT&T has announced that it will be releasing the LTE version of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet in the coming weeks. The telecom operator wasn’t any more specific than that and has also not revealed that pricing information right now.
“Demand for 4G LTE-connected tablets is growing, and we’re offering our customers the most choice and the best portfolio. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is an awesome tablet and flies on 4G LTE,” said Chris Penrose, Senior Vice President – Emerging Devices, AT&T. “We expect customers to be excited about the Galaxy Note 8.0’s versatility that makes its useful for work and entertainment.” Continue reading
Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch a new Galaxy Note-series tablet, which will be coming with a 12.2-inch 2560x1600p display. The company has already starting procuring display panels for the same from Sharp and sister company Samsung Display, reports Korean publication ET News.
Like all other Note-devices, this Note-series tablet will also come with S-Pen stylus support as well as a bunch of S-Pen related apps. Continue reading
Galaxy Ace smartphones have been a pretty successful mid-range offering for Samsung. From the first model to its successor and variants, Ace has worked out well for the Korean manufacturer.
Now, the first press render of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 has appeared online. The phone is rumoured to be debuting in the next few days, probably at the June 20 Samsung press event. Continue reading
Huawei today announced the launch of its MediaPad 10 Link Android tablet in the Indian market. Priced at INR 24,990, the tablet is now available via online retailers as well as multi-brand stores like Croma and Ezone.
Huawei MediaPad 10 Link features 10.1-inch 1280x800p display, 1GB of RAM, 3MP rear camera and 6600 mAh battery. It runs on Android 4.1 and is powered by quad-core processor. In terms of connectivity options, the tablet comes with 3G support and Wi-Fi connectivity. Continue reading