Google confirms Google Assistant is not coming to Android tablets

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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

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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”

Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB RAM surfaces

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Lenovo was tipped to be working on a Android tablet. Now, renders and specification of the Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus have surfaced. Considering the specifications the tablet looks like a mid range device.

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iBall Slide Brisk 4G2 with 7-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8999

iBall Slide Brisk 4G2

iBall has launched Slide Brisk 4G2 , its latest tablet in the Slide series with 4G VoLTE support. It packs a 7-inch HD display, is powered by a quad-core 64-bit processor, has 3GB of RAM and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with a single LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “iBall Slide Brisk 4G2 with 7-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8999”

iBall Slide Nimble 4GF with 8-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 9999

iBall Slide Nimble 4GF

iBall has launched Slide Nimble 4GF, the company’s latest tablet with 4G VoLTE support. It has a 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex A53 processor, has 3GB of RAM and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with a single LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “iBall Slide Nimble 4GF with 8-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 9999”

LG G Pad III 10.1 LTE with 7.9mm slim body, built-in adjustable kick stand announced

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LG has announced LG G Pad III 10.1 FHD, the company’s latest Android tablet and the successor of last year’s G Pad II 10.1. It has a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) WUXGA display, similar to the predecessor, but this is powered by an 1.5GHz Octa-Core processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 5-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras. Continue reading “LG G Pad III 10.1 LTE with 7.9mm slim body, built-in adjustable kick stand announced”

Tablet shipments in India up 7.8% in Q3 2016, Datawind continues lead: IDC

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A total of 1.06 million tablets including slate and detachables have been shipped in India in CY Q3 2016 remaining stagnant over the same period last year, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The total tablet shipments grew 7.8 percent in Q3 2016 over Q2 2016.
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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 7″ with WiFi, Android 6.0 announced for $49.99

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Barnes & Noble has introduced a new NOOK Tablet 7″, its cheapest tablet with dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n) support in the U.S. It has a 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) 171 ppi display, runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and has a soft-touch back.  Continue reading “Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 7″ with WiFi, Android 6.0 announced for $49.99”

Lava Ivory POP with 7-inch display, 3G and voice calling launched for Rs. 6299

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Soon after the launch of Ivory M4 tablet, the Noida-based handset maker Lava today launched Ivory POP tablet in India. It sports a 7-inch HD display, is powered by a 1.0 GHz quad-core Intel processor and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. Continue reading “Lava Ivory POP with 7-inch display, 3G and voice calling launched for Rs. 6299”

iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G with 10.1-inch HD display, 7800mAh battery launched for Rs. 17499

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iBall has launched Slide Brace-X1 4G, the company’s latest tablet in the Slide series, which is also the successor of the Brace-X1 3G tablet that was launched last year. This has the same  10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, comes with dual chambered speakers that promises load and clear sound, has 4G support with voice calling and packs a 7800mAh battery. Continue reading “iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G with 10.1-inch HD display, 7800mAh battery launched for Rs. 17499”

Honor Pad 2 with 8-inch Full HD display, 3GB RAM, 4G LTE and Honor Watch S1 announced

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Huawei’s Honor Brand today announced Honor Pad 2 and Honor Watch S1 along with the Honor 6X. It has a 8-inch Full HD display, is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI on top. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with single LED flash and comes in both WiFi and 4G variants with voice calling capabilities. Continue reading “Honor Pad 2 with 8-inch Full HD display, 3GB RAM, 4G LTE and Honor Watch S1 announced”