Samsung Ativ Q Intergrated Windows 8 and Android

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The Samsung Ativ Q is a switching tablet and laptop, a most interesting and the most popular model computer. It offers both Windows 8 and Android Jelly Bean on the same device.

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The highest resolution on the market is 13.3-inch, 3200 x 1800 touchscreen. Maybe you want to catch it. So you can choose the Samsung Ativ Q, as a big rival to Asus Transformer Pad series.

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There are also some other brands also offer the tablet and laptop intergrated version, like the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga and Dell XPS 12.

The Samsung Ativ Q is relatively slim, measured 13.9mm in thickness. although the 1290g (45oz) weight may make this hybrid a little unwieldy in hand.

You can let it as “stand” or “flat”There are threer “modes”: the traditional laptop position , “float” and “stand” position for more versatile viewing angles.

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You will find Intel’s new Haswell chip that within the Ativ Q’s case comes within the kind of a Core i5 processor under the hood . this is often saved with fourGB of RAM that provides the facility for the quick shift between Windows and candy 4.2.2.

You get 128GB of internal SSD memory, a camera capable of shooting 720p video, electric battery Samsung claims can last 9 hours, and the Ativ Q conjointly sports USB three.0, USB 2.0, microSD and HDMI ports for a wealth of property choices.

There’s presently no word on the Samsung Ativ Q unharness date or worth, however the Korean firm has confirmed it’ll be accessible within the Great Britain later this year – and we’re chasing for details on different regions.

 

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MSI WindPad 100W Windows Tablet Now Available

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MSI’s first tablet device, the WindPad 100W, is now available for purchase.

The MSI WindPad 100W features a 10.1-inch 1024×600 multi-touch display and runs Windows 7 Starter OS with Wind Touch user interface. The 1.7-pound tablet is based on the Intel “Menlow” low-power platform for mobile devices and includes the Atom Z530 1.6GHz single-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a 32GB solid state drive, and “over 6 hours” of battery life.

There are also front- and rear-facing cameras, a mini HDMI port, single USB connector, SDHC card reader, and 802.11n Wi-Fi.

The WindPad 100W can be currently found only at Simply Electronics and costs $709.95.

MSI is also expected to release the WindPad 100A tablet with Android OS.

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Android 3.0 “Honeycomb”

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Google has showcased the Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” OS, optimized for tablet devices.

Android Honeycomb has some features that can not be found on older versions of the OS, such as the new home screen, new widgets, new notification system, a multitasking button for easy switching between applications, video chat support, new camera app, updated Google Maps, e-book reader, and optimized performance, especially in terms of 2D and 3D graphics.

The company has additionally announced that Android apps can now be discovered and downloaded via web at Android Market web store, instead via Android Market app only. Google has also unveiled a new payment platform for the Market, as well as in-app payment functionality.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab to Be Sold via AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

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Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 7-inch Android 2.2 OS-based tablet will be available on all four major carriers in the U.S: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

The Galaxy Tab for the U.S. market will not be able to make phone calls, unlike the version showcased at 2010 IFA.

The carriers will start selling the Galaxy Tab with data plans in time for the holiday season. There’s no word on pricing.

Samsung has also said that they will release a Wi-Fi only version, which will not require a carrier contract.

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Cherrypal Announces CherryPad Sub-$200 Android Tablet

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California-based Cherrypal today announced the CherryPad America sub $200 tablet computer, featuring a 7-inch display, Android 2.1 operating system with “full access to the Android Market” and a Samsung ARM11 800MHz processor.

“The CherryPad America features a 7-inch resistive touch widescreen display (no stylus needed) at 800×480 resolution with built-in gravity sensor. Memory, storage and wireless functions include 256 MBs of DDRII RAM; 2 GB NAND Flash; Micro SD (1x) reader, and WiFi 802.11 b/g.

Standard I/O ports include USB 2.0 supported by an external adapter; 3.5 mm headphone jack, built-in speakers and microphone, DC port, optional external 3G modem. The CherryPad America’s Polymer 3200 MAH battery has a run time of 6-8 hours. The device weighs just 1.1 pounds and is housed in a sturdy aluminum case,” the press release says.

The tablet and other Cherrypal products will be exclusively sold through Zecozi in the United States. The tablet has a a MSRP of $188.

Upgrade to Android 2.2 is expected by the end of 2010.

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Augen Announces Latte, Espresso Series Gentouch Tablets with Android

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Augen has announced six new Android 2.2-based tablets with screen sizes from 7 to 10 inches and prices between $200 and $600.

The upcoming tablets belong to the basic Latte and more powerful Espresso Series. The Latte lineup includes GENTOUCH Latte and GENTOUCH Latte Grande, while the Espresso Series includes GENTOUCH Espresso, Espresso Dolce, Espresso Doppio, and Espresso Firma.

Here’s Augen’s description of the tablets:

“The Latte Series

Capitalizing on Augen’s success of the GENTOUCH78, the Latte Series features Androids 2.2 Operating System with Adobe DRM SDK9 licensing for purchasing and downloading eBooks.

GENTOUCH Latte

Weighing in at only 13.05 ounces, the new improved ultra sleek design provides a remarkable experience with touch sensitive front access controls; featuring a G-Sensor function and HDMI output which provides a brilliant multimedia experience. This 7″ Resistive Touch Screen with 800×480 resolution (soft tipped stylus included) incorporates 2GB of built-in flash memory with the latest WiFi-802.11(a/b/g/n) technology. Expandable storage through its SD Card slot supports up to 16GB.
MSRP $199.99

GENTOUCH Latte Grande

As a step up to the GENTOUCH LATTE, “The Grande” features a 7″ Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen with resolution 800×600. This flagship model offers a powerful 800MHz CPU processor with Android 2.2 Operating System. Downloading books is a snap with Adobe DRM SDK9. With 2GB built-in flash, WiFi, Micro SD Card slot this tablet has a lot to offer. But we are not finished yet… “The Grande” offers additional features with 3 axis accelerometer, 3 axis compass, and Ambient Light Sensor to conserve battery power. The HDMI output offers the finest multimedia and gaming experience on the users TV.
MSRP $249.99

The Espresso Series

The Espresso Series is the premiere line of Augen’s Android tablets designed and built to satisfy customer’s expectations for emailing, social networking, business applications, and a 3 axis accelerometer for gaming and more. This Series features Androids 2.2 Operating System (Every model in the Espresso series is upgradable to 3.0) with Cortex A8 & A9 1GHz Processors which exceeds today’s consumers demand for a faster user experience.

GENTOUCH Espresso

The Espresso features a 7″ Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen with resolution 800×600. This model offers an industry leading powerful Cortex A9 1GHz CPU processor with Android 2.2 Operating System. With a forward facing 3 megapixel camera, video conferencing is one click away. The latest Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR Technology sync’s the users top shelf entertainment systems along with creating an unparalleled wireless atmosphere. The Espresso is equipped with the latest WiFi-802.11(a/b/g/n), 8GB built-in flash, Micro SD Slot, and a 3 axis accelerometer/compass. This device includes an On Screen Vibration Keyboard and an Ambient Light Sensor to conserve battery power.
MSRP $349.99

GENTOUCH Espresso Dolce

This impressive 10.2″ Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen features a 1024×768 high-resolution display with a 4:3 aspect ratio which delivers the user an unsurpassed viewing experience. Featuring a Cortex A8 1GHz CPU processor with Android 2.2 Operating System, this device includes fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating that reduces onscreen fingerprints. The Espresso Dolce is also equipped with the latest WiFi-802.11(a/b/g/n), 8GB built-in flash, forward facing 3 megapixel video conferencing capable camera, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR Technology, 3 axis accelerometer/compass, Standard SD MMC Slot, HDMI output, Ambient Light Sensor, and an On Screen QWERTY Vibration Virtual Keyboard that combines cutting edge touch screen functionality with the satisfying feel of a keyboard.
MSRP $429.99

GENTOUCH Espresso Doppio

This is a flavor the user will never forget. We blended the revolutionary Espresso Doppio with the best features of the traditional laptop and newly developed tablet making this the first hybrid device with Dual Boot Android/Ubuntu OS. The Doppio OS (Dual OS) combination allows users to select either Android 2.2 or Ubuntu Operating System when turning on the device. Espresso Doppio’s Android/Ubuntu OS utilizes full functionality of a laptop; including a variety of emailing, social networking, business applications, and printing options.

The combination of imagination and vision reflects this product’s unique mix of having a detachable 10.2″ tablet (with an enhanced brightness and high resolution 1024×768 Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen) with a high-tech designed base including a QWERTY chocolate style LED backlit keyboard. Both components contain an independent lithium 6000 mAh battery which is equivalent to 10 hours of usage. When the devices are docked together, the combined battery life extends up to 15 hours (Industry first).

The Espresso Doppio is powered by a 1GHz processor for accelerated processing, 512mb Mobile SD RAM, 4:3 aspect ratio for a sharper multimedia viewing, 3 megapixel DSC front facing camera for video conferencing, 3 axis accelerometer/compass, multi-touch track pad which replaces the traditional mouse, WiFi-802.11(a/b/g/n), 2 USB OTG/Ports, and a 2.5″ SATA IDE HDD 160GB hard drive which redefines the laptop computing and tablet world.
MSRP $599.99

GENTOUCH Espresso Firma

GENTOUCH Espresso Firma (The Human Hand Recognition Factor)
The Espresso Firma tablet with a magical wand pen (included), allows the user to create a digital note taking experience simultaneously transmitting the hand written notes digitally to the 7″ tablet. The regular sized ink pen writes on standard paper and does not require any digitizing surface. The Espresso Firma allows the user to conveniently email files, sign documents, and help utilize the powerful capabilities like personal note taking and hand written email compositions.

The Espresso Firma hand recognition device incorporates a Dual Core CPU Processor with the main CPU frequency operating at 600MHz and auxiliary CPU frequency (digital command control) at 550MHz. The 7″ Resistive Touch Screen with 800×480 resolution is powered by Android 2.2 OS and incorporates 2GB of built-in flash memory with latest WiFi-802.11(a/b/g/n) technology.
MSRP $349.99″

The new Augen tablets provide access to SlideME Applications Store and include a 16-pin connector for Augen’s docking stations.

The devices will be available this fall.

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Archos 70 Android Tablet Now Available

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The recently announced Archos 70 tablet with a 7-inch display and Android OS is now available for purchase.

The Archos 70 runs Android 2.2 (Froyo) with access to AppsLib store offering free and paid apps, and features the ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor and 3D OpenGL ES 2.0-compatible graphics for 3D gaming on the tablet. The device supports 720p HD video playback and also has a front-facing VGA web camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 8GB of Flash storage. Archos is also expected to release a version with a 250GB hard drive.

The 7″ screen on the Archos 70 is capacitive multi-touch with a resolution of 800×480 pixels.

There are also stereo speakers, a mic, G-sensor, HDMI output, USB 2.0 and USB Host ports, and a Micro SD card reader.

According to Archos, the tablet’s battery provides up to 10 hours of web surfing on a single charge or 7 hours of video playback, while music playback will drain the battery after 36 hours.

The Archos 70 has an overmoulded stainless steel structure and is 0.43-inch thin. The Flash model weighs 0.69 pounds.

The tablet is priced at $274 on the Archos website.

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Augen Gentouch78 – $150 Android Tablet

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Consumer electronics company Augen has relased the Gentouch78, an affordable 7-inch Android OS-based tablet computer priced at only $150.

Besides the Android 2.1, access to Android Market, and a 800×480 touch display, the Gentouch78 includes an 800MHz processor, 256MB DDR2 RAM, 2GB of internal storage expandable via an SD/MMC card slot, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Augen Gentouch78 will be available through Kmart stores.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 Overview

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Samsung is expected to release the Galaxy Tab GT-P1000, the company’s first tablet device, at the 2010 IFA Show in Berlin, Germany.

According to leaked specifications, besides a 7-inch 16:10 1024X600 capacitive multi-touch display and Android 2.2 “Froyo” OS, the Galaxy Tab features a 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A8-based Samsung S5PC110 processor, 16GB of Flash memory, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3G connectivity, a 3.2MP web camera, an SDHC memory card reader, and a built-in accelerometer.

The tablet weighs 370 grams (around 0.8 pounds).

It has been previewed in a video by a Korean website Digital Times. On the other side, Samsung has officially released Galaxy Tab teaser.

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Hannspree Announces 10.1″ Android Tablet

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Hannspree has announced a tablet device featuring a 10.1-inch 1,024×600 multitouch display and Android 2.2 operating system.

The tablet is based on Nvidia’s Tegra 2 platform with an ARM A9 dual core processor at 1GHz. It has 16GB of storage space and supports 1080p HD video, as well as Flash 10.1. The battery provides 8 hours of full HD playback.

Hannspree’s device includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a mini HDMI port, mini USB connector, Micro SD card slot, and accelerometer.

The tablet is priced at 399 Euros (507 USD).

We have no info on the availability date.

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