Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 9.7-inch QXGA display, S Pen launched in India for Rs. 47990

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung just launched the Galaxy Tab S3, successor of last year’s Galaxy Tab S2 in India, as it had promised. It has a 9.7-inch  Super AMOLED QXGA screen, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It has quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG by HARMAN and comes with an an enhanced S Pen. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with 9.7-inch QXGA display, S Pen launched in India for Rs. 47990”

Alcatel A3 10 with 10.1-inch display, Android 7.0, 4G LTE, voice calling launched in India for Rs. 9999

Alcatel A3 10

Alcatel has launched A3 10, the company’s latest tablet in India. It packs a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 Pixels) display, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek 8735B processor, runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat), has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It has 4G LTE connectivity via SIM and support for voice calling through headset or speaker. Continue reading “Alcatel A3 10 with 10.1-inch display, Android 7.0, 4G LTE, voice calling launched in India for Rs. 9999”

iBall Slide Elan 4G2 with 10.1-inch display, 4G VoLTE, 7000mAh battery launched for Rs. 13999

iBall Slide Elan 4G2

iBall has launched Slide Elan 4G2, the company’s latest tablet with 4G VoLTE support. Even though it doesn’t have an earpiece, it supports voice calling via headphones or a Bluetooth headset. It has a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex A53 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel rear camera with a single LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

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Asus ZenPad 3S 8.0 Z582KL with 7.9-inch QXGA display, Snapdragon 652, new ZenPad 10 with Android Nougat announced

Asus ZenPad 10 Z301MFL

Asus has quietly introduced new ZenPad 3S 8.0 and two new Asus ZenPad 10 tablets at the Computex 2017 in Taiwan. The ZenPad 3S 8.0 (Z582KL) is the smaller version of the ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M) that was introduced last year. The new model has a 7.9-inch 2K (2048 x 1536 resolution) screen dual speakers and 4GB of RAM. It also has a 6.9mm slim unibody metal design. The new ZenPad 10 models come in 10.1-inch WXGA and Full HD models, run Android 7.0 (Nougat) and have 4G LTE support. Continue reading “Asus ZenPad 3S 8.0 Z582KL with 7.9-inch QXGA display, Snapdragon 652, new ZenPad 10 with Android Nougat announced”

Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A50 with Quantum Dot display, Iconia One 10 B3-A40FHD with dual micro-USB announced

Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A50 and Iconia One 10 B3-A40FHD

Acer ahead of Computex 2017 in Taipei announced two new 10-inch tablets – New Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A50) and new Iconia One 10 (B3-A40FHD). Both these are powered by quad-core MediaTek processors and run Android 7.0 (Nougat). Continue reading “Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A50 with Quantum Dot display, Iconia One 10 B3-A40FHD with dual micro-USB announced”

Alcatel Pixi 4 (7) WiFi and 4G tablets launched in India starting at Rs. 4499

Alcatel Pixi 4 (7) 4G

Alcatel today launched Pixi 4 (7) tablets in India in Wi-Fi and 4G versions. Both these have a 7-inch (1024 x 600 Pixels), powered by quad-core MediaTek SoCs and run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).  The 4G version also has dual SIM support and voice calling capabilities. Continue reading “Alcatel Pixi 4 (7) WiFi and 4G tablets launched in India starting at Rs. 4499”

Worldwide tablet shipments decline 8.5% in Q1 2017: IDC

Apple iPad Pro 9.7_fonearena-010

The worldwide tablet market once again contracted in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with total shipments of 36.2 million, a year-over-year decline of 8.5%, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The first quarter contraction marks the tenth straight quarter that tablets have experienced a decline over the same quarter a year earlier, with the previous five quarters recording double-digit drops.
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Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 with 7.9-inch display, 6.9mm slim metal body, 6600mAh battery announced

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3

After several rumors, Xiaomi has announced Mi Pad 3, successor of Mi Pad 2 that was introduced back in 2015. It has the same 7.9-inch (2048 × 1536 pixels) display at 326 ppi as the first two Mi Pad tablets, but the Intel processor has been replaced by MediaTek MT8176 hexa-core processor. It has the same 6.95mm slim unibody metal design as the predecessor and also has an improved 13-megapixel rear camera. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 with 7.9-inch display, 6.9mm slim metal body, 6600mAh battery announced”

Google confirms Google Assistant is not coming to Android tablets

google assistant

Earlier this month Google Assistant started rolling out to eligible Marshmallow and Nougat devices. However, the Assistant will be limited to Android phones and will not expand to tablets, as per Android Poli who confirmed the same with Google.

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Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC

Datawind UbiSlate 7C Plus Edge

Indian tablet market inclusive of slate and detachables ended the year 2016 with total shipments of 3.7 million units with a marginal annual drop of 3.1 percent, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The research firm attributed the shipment decline to the continuing decrease in demand for tablets. Continue reading “Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC”

Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 10 Plus with Android Nougat, Snapdragon SoCs announced

Lenovo Tab 4 series

Lenovo today introduced four new tablets Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 10 Plus in the Tab 4 series at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. All these are powered by Snapdragon SoCs and run Android 7.0 (Nougat). Continue reading “Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 10 Plus with Android Nougat, Snapdragon SoCs announced”

ARCHOS 101 Saphir 2-in-1 rugged tablet with keyboard, 10-inch display, Android 7.0 announced

ARCHOS 101 Saphir

ARCHOS has introduced 101 Saphir, its first rugged 2-in-1
tablet with a keyboard targeted at hikers, riders an outdoor workers ahead of MWC 2017. The rugged casing on the tablet can survive drops (up to 1 meter), dust and water splashes, as per the IP54 ratings.  It has a 10.1-inch IPS HD screen, is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT8163 processor, has 1GB of RAM, comes with front and rear cameras and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat).

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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1, FZ-N1, FZ-A2 launched in India starting at Rs. 99000

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1 and FZ-N1

Panasonic has launched Toughpad FZ-F1 and Toughpad FZ-N1, two new rugged handheld devices and Toughpad FZ-A2, its latest rugged tablet targeted at enterprise. All the devices are IP65 certified for dust and water resistance. The Toughpad FZ-F1 and FZ-N1 also have MIL-STD-810G ratings with drop rating of 6 feet, so they can stand up to the abuse of the most demanding usage environments and also submersible, in up to 3.3 feet of water for 30 minutes. Continue reading “Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1, FZ-N1, FZ-A2 launched in India starting at Rs. 99000”

Lenovo Yoga A12 convertible Android tablet with Halo keyboard announced starting at $299

Lenovo Yoha A12

Lenovo has announced the Yoga A12 convertible Android tablet with Halo keyboard. The tablet is sports a 12.2-inch HD display, measures 5.4mm thin and weighs less than a one kilogram. It has an aluminium and magnesium build. Continue reading “Lenovo Yoga A12 convertible Android tablet with Halo keyboard announced starting at $299”