Samsung Galaxy Tab Active3 rugged tablet with 8-inch WUXGA display, 4GB RAM, S Pen announced

Samsung has announced Galaxy Tab Active3 targeted at B2B segment. It is MIL-STD-810H certified to withstand drops of up to 1.5 meters with an inbox protective cover and it is IP68 rated dustproof and water resistant. It supports up to three generations of Android OS upgrades and is protected by Samsung Knox, defence-grade security platform. The tablet comes with S Pen stylus which is also IP68 rated and has a holder on the top. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab Active3 rugged tablet with 8-inch WUXGA display, 4GB RAM, S Pen announced”

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, quad speakers, Dolby Atmos launched in India starting at Rs. 17999

Samsung has launched Galaxy Tab A7, the company’s latest mid-range tablet in the A series. It features a 10.4-inch WUXGA+ TFT screen with 80% screen to body ratio, housed in a symmetrical bezel with a metal finish, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 662 Mobile Platform and comes in Wi-Fi and LTE options. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, quad speakers, Dolby Atmos launched in India starting at Rs. 17999”

HUAWEI MatePad 5G with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, Kirin 820, 6GB RAM announced

HUAWEI has introduced 5G version of its MatePad tablet in China. It  packs a 10.4-inch WUXGA+ screen, is powered by  Kirin 820 5G  SoC with SA / NSA, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage which can be expanded up to 512GB with microSD. It runs on EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10. Continue reading “HUAWEI MatePad 5G with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, Kirin 820, 6GB RAM announced”

HUAWEI MatePad T8 with 8-inch display, 5100mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 9999

Update: The HUAWEI MatePad T8 is now available from Flipkart.

HUAWEI just launched MatePad T8, the company’s latest Android tablet in India, after it was teased back in July. It was introduced back in May packing an 8-inch HD+ display with 80% screen-to-body ratio, curved-edge metal body, is powered by the Octa-core MediaTek MT8768 SoC paired with 2GB RAM, 5MP autofocus rear camera and a 2MP front camera. Continue reading “HUAWEI MatePad T8 with 8-inch display, 5100mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 9999”

Google announces Kids Space, a mode for children for Android tablets

As worldwide tablet usage has sky-rocketed during the pandemic, Google is introducing a new children mode for Android tablets called Kids Space. The mode will first appear select Android tablets and will feature apps, books and videos aimed at helping kids explore, learn and have fun in a safe environment.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+ with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865+, up to 8GB RAM, S Pen announced

Along with the Galaxy Note20 series and the accessories, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ tablets with a 120 Hz refresh rate screen and Snapdragon 865+. The S7 features an 11-inch LCD screen with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and the S7+ comes with a 12.4-inch Super AMOLED display. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+ with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865+, up to 8GB RAM, S Pen announced”

Worldwide tablet shipments up 18.6% YoY in Q2 2020; 38.6 million units shipped: IDC

While the COVID-19 pandemic caused most consumer electronics markets  to decline in 2020, the worldwide tablet shipment went the opposite way and recorded strong growth of 18.6% YoY in Q2 2020. A total of 38.6 million units were shipped and Apple maintained its top position, followed by Samsung, Huawei, Amazon and Lenovo.

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HONOR ViewPad 6 with 10.1-inch QXGA display, 4G, 5100mAh battery and ViewPad X6 announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand today announced new ViewPad 6 and ViewPad X6 models. The ViewPad 6 packs a 10.1-inch FHD screen with 80.6% screen-to-body ratio, while the ViewPad X6 comes with a 9.7-inch HD screen with 75% screen-to-body ratio. These are powered by Kirin 710A SoC, 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera and a 5100mAh battery. Continue reading “HONOR ViewPad 6 with 10.1-inch QXGA display, 4G, 5100mAh battery and ViewPad X6 announced”

HONOR ViewPad V6 with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, Kirin 985, 5G, 7250mAh battery announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand at its HONOR Smart Life event in China yesterday also introduced the HONOR ViewPad V6, the company’s first 5G tablet powered by Kirin 985 SoC. It has 10.4-inch IPS display with a resolution of 2000 x 1200 pixels (WUXGA+), runs Magic UI 3.1 based on Android 10, has support for Magic-Pencil stylus that supports 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity. It sports a 13MP rear and 8MP front cameras. Continue reading “HONOR ViewPad V6 with 10.4-inch WUXGA+ display, Kirin 985, 5G, 7250mAh battery announced”

Q1 2020 Worldwide tablet shipments decline 18.1% YoY, only 24.6 million units shipped: IDC

As the entire mobile devices experience a slow down in sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic, worldwide tablet shipments have taken an extra hard hit as the International Data Corporation (IDC) has reported that shipments have reduced to 24.6 million units which calculates to a decline of 18.1% YoY. Interestingly, the Detachables market saw a growth of 56.8% YoY, thanks to the popularity of iPadOS tablets.

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HUAWEI MatePad Pro 5G with 10.8-inch Quad HD+ display, Kirin 990 5G, M-Pencil, in-screen camera, wireless charging announced

HUAWEI has announced MatePad Pro 5G, which is the 5G version of the MatePad Pro that was introduced in China back in November last year. It packs the same 10.8-inch QHD+ (2560 x 1600 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 90% screen-to-body ratio with 4.9mm slim frame, features 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with PDAF, 8MP in-screen front camera, Quad-channel Quad speakers and a 7250mAh battery with 40W HUAWEI super fast charge, 15W wireless charging as well as 7.5w reverse charging to charge other devices on the back of the tablet, but this is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 990 5G SoC and runs on Android 10 with EMUI 10 on top with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS). Continue reading “HUAWEI MatePad Pro 5G with 10.8-inch Quad HD+ display, Kirin 990 5G, M-Pencil, in-screen camera, wireless charging announced”

Worldwide Tablet shipments sees 0.6% YoY decline for Q4 2019; Apple continues lead with 36.5% market share: IDC

The tablet market continues to suffer as the global shipments in Q4 2019 dropped to 43.5 million units, marking a decline of 0.6% compared to Q4 last year. Apple continues to lead the market with its highly successful iPad series with Samsung, HUAWEI, Amazon.com and Lenovo taking the next 4 spots in global shipments and market share.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G with S Pen, 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, dual rear cameras announced

Samsung has announced Galaxy Tab S6 5G, which is the 5G version of the Galaxy Tab S6 that was introduced last year. It is powered by a Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 SoC with Qualcomm X50 5G modem. Other specifications are similar including a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED WQXGA screen, quad-stereo speakers tuned by AKG by HARMAN, in-display fingerprint scanner, 8-megapixel primary camera along with a 5-megapixel 123-degree ultra-wide camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. It has a 5.7mm slim metal body and weighs 420g. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G with S Pen, 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, dual rear cameras announced”

Lenovo M10 FHD REL with 10.1-inch display, dual front speakers, Dolby audio, 7000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 13990

Lenovo has launched Lenovo M10 FHD REL, the company’s latest Wi-Fi tablet in India. It packs a 10.1-inch FHD LCD screen, is powered by Snapdragon 450 with 3GB of RAM, runs Android Pie, features 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “Lenovo M10 FHD REL with 10.1-inch display, dual front speakers, Dolby audio, 7000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 13990”

HUAWEI MatePad Pro with 10.8-inch Quad HD+ display, Kirin 990, M-Pencil, in-screen camera, wireless charging announced

HUAWEI today introduced MatePad Pro, the company’s latest top-end tablet in China, as it had promsied. It features a 10.8-inch QHD+ (2560 x 1600 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 90% screen-to-body ratio with 4.9mm slim frame, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 990 SoC and runs on Android 10 with EMUI 10 on top. It has a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with PDAF and an 8MP in-screen front camera. It comes with Quad-channel Quad speakers, Huawei Histen sound support, are Harman Kardon audio certified.

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