Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with 8-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 4G LTE, AI Face unlock announced

Xiaomi has finally announced the Mi Pad 4, as it had promised. It has an 8-inch Full HD screen with 16:10 aspect ratio, and the company says that it is 9.4% smaller than the previous generation making it comfortable for one-handed usage. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 AIE  with 4GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo)  comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel camera on the front with AI Face unlock .  Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with 8-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 4G LTE, AI Face unlock announced”

Alcatel POP 4 10 4G Review

Alcatel launched POP 4 10″ tablet in India earlier this year along with a keyboard. It has 4G LTE connectivity via SIM, voice calling capabilities, dual front-facing speakers with Waves Maxx audio support and packs a 5830mAh battery. How good is the tablet? Let us find out in the complete review.

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Global tablet shipments continue to decline, down 11.7% YoY in Q1 2018 : IDC

Global tablet market continues to decline, and in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), it declined 11.7% year over year with total shipments of 31.7 million units, according to the latest report from International Data Corporation (IDC). Detachable tablets like the Microsoft Surface and iPad Pro saw over 2.9% YoY growth by grabbing 15.3% share, but the traditional slate tablets continued to decline with 26.8 million unit shipments, down 13.9% from the prior year. Continue reading “Global tablet shipments continue to decline, down 11.7% YoY in Q1 2018 : IDC”

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 first Chrome OS tablet with 9.7-inch QXGA display, Wacom EMR stylus announced

Acer has introduced the Chromebook Tab 10, it is a dedicated tab running Google’s Chrome OS. It sports a 9.7-inch IPS LCD and has 4GB RAM. It also comes with Wacom EMR stylus for natural writing, drawing and it can be placed in the dock.  Continue reading “Acer Chromebook Tab 10 first Chrome OS tablet with 9.7-inch QXGA display, Wacom EMR stylus announced”

iBall Slide Brace-XJ with 10.1-inch display, 4G VoLTE, 7800mAh battery launched for Rs. 19999

iBall has launched Slide Brace-XJ, the company’s latest tablet in the Slide series. It has a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, comes with dual chambered speakers that promises load and clear sound, has 4G support with VoLTE and packs a 7800mAh battery. Continue reading “iBall Slide Brace-XJ with 10.1-inch display, 4G VoLTE, 7800mAh battery launched for Rs. 19999”

Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC

Lenovo TAB 2 A8

Indian tablet market has yet again seen a dip by 11% in 2017, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. A total of 717 thousand tablets were shipped in India with a 32% sequential decline in 2017, which is more or less similar YoY.  Continue reading “Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC”

Alcatel POP4 10 4G tablet with 10.1-inch Full HD display and Alcatel A3 10 WiFi launched in India for Rs. 10999 and Rs. 6999

Alcatel today launched POP4 10″, the company’s latest tablet in India along with the WiFi version of the A3 10 that was launched last year. The POP4 10 packs a 10.1-inch Full HD display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 SoC with 2GB of RAM, bit it runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has 4G LTE connectivity via SIM and voice calling capabilities. Continue reading “Alcatel POP4 10 4G tablet with 10.1-inch Full HD display and Alcatel A3 10 WiFi launched in India for Rs. 10999 and Rs. 6999”

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 with 4G VoLTE launched in India for Rs. 9500

Samsung has launched Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (SM-T285), a new tablet in India with 4G support and voice calling capability. It was originally introduced as Galaxy Tab A 2016 a couple of years back, has a 7-inch WXGA screen, is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 with 4G VoLTE launched in India for Rs. 9500”

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 Review

Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) in India back in October this year. This comes after the Galaxy Tab A 2016 that was introduced last year but the company did not decide to launch that in India, after the Samsung Tab A (SM-T355Y) that we had reviewed back in 2015. This comes with support for voice calling capabilities similar to earlier tablets in the ‘Tab A’ series, but this is the first to include VoLTE support. It also packs a huge 5000mAh battery. Is it worth the price? Let us find out in the review.

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Lenovo Tab 7 with 6.98-inch display, 4G LTE, voice calling launched in India for Rs. 9999

Lenovo Tab 7

Lenovo has launched Tab 7, the company’s latest budget tablet with support for 4G LTE and voice calling in India. It has a 6.98-inch HD screen, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat), has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Lenovo Tab 7 with 6.98-inch display, 4G LTE, voice calling launched in India for Rs. 9999”

Global tablet shipments continue to decline, down 5.4% YoY in Q3 2017 : IDC

Apple iPad Pro 10.5_fonearena-8

Global tablet market continues to decline, and in the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17), it declined 5.4% year over year with total shipments of 40 million units, marking the twelfth consecutive quarter of annual decline, according to the latest report from International Data Corporation (IDC). This is due to growing demand for smartphones, combined with the lengthening replacement cycle of tablets and strengthening position of traditional PCs, said IDC.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 rugged tablet with S Pen, fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE announced

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Samsung just announced Galaxy Tab Active2, successor of the first Galaxy Tab Active that was introduced back in 2014. It is MIL-STD-810 certified to survive excessive pressure, temperatures, environments, vibration and drops. It has 1.2m anti-shock inbox protective cover, IP68 water and dust resistance and better display touch mode for gloved and wet touch. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 rugged tablet with S Pen, fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE announced”

Honor MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 with metal body, 4G LTE launched in India starting at Rs. 12999

Honor MediaPad T3 10

Huawei’s Honor Brand today launched Honor MediaPad T3 and Honor MediaPad T3 10 tablets in India along with the Honor 9i. Both these have a metal body, come pre-installed with MS Office, come with 4G LTE support with voice calling capabilities, are powered by Snapdragon 425 and run Android 7.0 (Nougat). Continue reading “Honor MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 with metal body, 4G LTE launched in India starting at Rs. 12999”

Amazon introduces new Fire HD 10 Tablet with 10.1-inch WUXGA display, Alexa hands-free

Amazon Fire HD 10

Amazon has announced new Fire HD 10 Tablet, an upgrade to its 2015 model. It has a 10.1-inch widescreen 1080p Full HD display, compared to WXGA screen in the predecessor and is also 30% faster with 2x the RAM and a better quad-core processor. It also comes with Alexa hands-free for the first time in the  Fire tablet that lets you just ask Alexa to control video playback (play, pause, rewind, and fast forward), launch an app, play your favorite song, or read an audiobook aloud.

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