HONOR ViewPad 6 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 6, 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 6 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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HUAWEI Mate Pad series with dual rear cameras, in-screen front camera, stylus support to be announced on November 25

After leaks, HUAWEI CEO Richard Yu has confirmed that the company will introduce the Mate Pad tablet series at an event in Shanghai, China on November 25th. Image of the MatePad Pro tablet that surfaced recently revealed a punch-hole screen, stylus support and a keyboard accessory. There could be normal and Pro versions of the tablet. Continue reading “HUAWEI Mate Pad series with dual rear cameras, in-screen front camera, stylus support to be announced on November 25”

LG G Pad 5 with 10.1-inch FHD display, 4G LTE, 8200mAh battery announced

LG has just announced its new G Pad 5 10.1-inch tablet in South Korea. It is the successor to LG G Pad 4 and the G Pad 5 10.1-inch comes in WiFi-only and an optional 4G LTE variant.

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Worldwide tablet shipments grow by 1.9% in Q3 2019, Apple leads with 31.4% share: IDC

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has reported that tablet shipments for Q3 2019 worldwide have seen growth with 37.6 million units shipped globally, resulting in a year-on-year growth of 1.9%. The top five companies that shipped tablets are Apple, Amazon.com, Samsung, Huawei and Lenovo.

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HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite with 10.1-inch FHD display, 4G, M-Pen lite stylus, quad speakers launched in India at Rs. 21990

HUAWEI has launched MediaPad M5 lite with the new HUAWEI M-Pen lite stylus. It pairs with quad-speakers co-engineered with the world-renowned Harman Kardon brand to deliver professional theater-quality sound. Harman Kardon’s “golden ear” acoustic engineering team also contributed to the surveying and testing process as well. Continue reading “HUAWEI MediaPad M5 lite with 10.1-inch FHD display, 4G, M-Pen lite stylus, quad speakers launched in India at Rs. 21990”

Apple introduces new iPad with 10.2-inch Retina Display, India price starts at Rs. 29900

Apple at its special event announced its seventh-generation iPad with a larger 10.2-inch Retina Display. It has support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard, Apple Pencil support, A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors. It features an enclosure made from 100 percent recycled aluminum with the same strength, durability and finish as the aluminum in all Apple products. The LTE version has Gigabit-class LTE connectivity. It still has Touch ID below the display.

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Alcatel 3T 10 with 10-inch display, 4G VoLTE, dual speakers launched in India for Rs. 9999

After the launch of 3T 8 last year, Alcatel has launched 3T 10, the company’s latest tablet in India. It packs a 10-inch (1280 x 800 Pixels) display, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT8765B processor, runs on Android Pie, has a 2-megapixel front and rear cameras. It has 4G VoLTE connectivity via SIM and support for voice calling through headset or speaker. Continue reading “Alcatel 3T 10 with 10-inch display, 4G VoLTE, dual speakers launched in India for Rs. 9999”

Lenovo Tab M8 with 8-inch HD/FHD display, metal body and Tab M7 announced

Lenovo has introduced new Tab M7 and Tab M8, two new tablets in the M series ahead of IFA 2019 next week. The Tab M7 has a 7-inch WSVGA screen and the Tab M8 comes in HD and Full HD options. These have built-in Kid’s Mode 3.0 that offers rich and customized kids’ content for children under 12 years of age. “Kids who pick up the tablet will be switched directly to their kids’ account, which features a child-friendly interface with access to games, built-in applications, videos, audio and books that offer educational content in 44 languages,” said the company.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with 8-inch display, metal body, dual speakers, 5100mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 9999

Samsung has launched the new Galaxy Tab A 8-inch (2019) (SM-T290 WiFi / SM-T295 LTE) models in India. It has a 8-inch WXGA screen, is powered by Snapdragon 429 SoC with 2GB of RAM, runs Android 9.0 (Pie), sports an 8MP rear camera with autofocus support and a 2MP front camera. It has dual speakers, has 3.5mm jack, micro USB port, and sports a 5100mAh battery. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) with 8-inch display, metal body, dual speakers, 5100mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 9999”