Here’s a 7″ Android Tablet prototype presented by Huawei at Mobile World Congress 2010, it has got a customized Android user interface, with special home screens and other customizations designed by Huawei to make the 7″ Android tablet user experience pretty good.
If you like ePaper, E-Ink and reading your eBooks using an eReader, then Notion Ink has come up with something that is believed to be totally revolutionary: a new tablet that really rocks! What makes it rock is Pixel Qi’s hybrid display that lets you choose between ePaper and traditional LCD display at will, even at mid-reading. And there is a third display, described below. Continue Reading
Lowell McAdam,Verizon CEO Lowell said last week that Google is working with Verizon to develop tablet PCs in order to fight against Apple iPad. Eric Schmid, Google CEO told his friends, Google is developing a tablet PC that based on Android Smartphone operating system. However, to counter the Apple iPad, Google Tablet PC must have the following 10 major functions:
Touch panel must meet or exceed the level of iPad.
Prices must be lower than the iPad.
Support Flash (iPad does not support).
Integrates Google core services free of charge (iWork charges in the iPad).
Looks like Google’s Android is making its way to platforms other than phones / smartphones – as open source, it is also seen on the new Tablet PCs, the Blue Sky BL10 is the latest one. What makes the BL10 slightly different is that it works with a VIA processor WM8505, which is an exception to the norm (usually it is the Intel Atom or Snapdragon). The BL10 is equipped with a touch screen 10.1 “1024 x 576, 256MB RAM, up to 32GB of NAND flash and a VGA camera option. The price is not known yet.
Key Device Specs:
OS: Google Android Display: 10.1″ touch screen 1024×576 CPU: VIA WM8505 533MHz Memory: 128M/256M Storage: 2GB NAND Flash (optional max. 32G) Webcam:0.3 megapixel (optional) Connectivity: LAN 10/100M Ethernet Access/WiFi 802.11 b/g Ports: SD-cart, USB2.0, headphone & mic jacks Battery: 2400mAh Net Weight: 1kg
Thinking about buying an android tablet or a new e-book reader, a LiSeng solves both of those dilemmas. The VBook is an android tablet and an e-book reader all packed up into 1 simple device. Running on Android 1.6, it is powered by a 624mhz Marvell PXA310 chip, 128MB RAM, 2GB of flash memory and Wi-Fi connection. Continue Reading
Viewsonic Vtablet 101 Android-Powered Tablet PC has been available for quite some time now in China. It should be hitting the US and UK soon, according to reports. The California-based Viewsonic company launched earlier this year its first ever tablet PC product in Beijing, China. Viewsonic is confident in its tablet pc and is hoping to compete favorably with Apple iPad Tablet PC. Continue Reading
It would seem that the iPad might have some stiff competition ahead since after entering the smartphone market with its Android platform, Google really wants to pursue the Internet Tablet PC market.
In fact, from an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Lowell McAdam, CEO for Verizon Wireless, confirms that they are working with Mountain View on an Android Tablet to compete with the iPad.
If Google did not want to react to that statement, the company states that any builder can use the system to integrate Android into new Tablet PC. Bloomberg reports that Marquette Smith, a spokesperson for Verizon, confirms that their Tablet PC will run the Android OS and not the Chrome OS.
A new Android based Tablet pc has appeared on China Grabber, a site specialized in products and high-tech gadgets.
The Eken M003, a tablet pc using the Rockchip 2808A processor clocked at 600 MHz and paired with 128MB of RAM, the touch pad designed by Eken and known as the M003 running Android environment 1.5, code name Cupcake.
It offers an 8-inch display in a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, rendering stereo sound via an integrated audio system or a 3.5 millimeter headphone jack, the connectivity wired Fast Ethernet and wireless Wi-Fi b / g for surfing on the Web and instant messaging, and a webcam associated with a microphone for videoconferencing.
It also has an internal memory capacity of 2 or 4 GB for storing data and an SD / SDHC memory cards up to 32GB (2 GB card is included).
Available in three finishes white, black and pink, with a price under 250$.
Here is a complete list of featured spec:
* 8 inch high brightness TFT screen
* Touch screen with icon or menu drag features and auto rotation.
* Broadband Internet access, 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi
* Google chrome lite browser.
* Email, Word, Exel, PPT, PDF.
* Support Fring, SkypeOut, QQ, MSN, Gtalk.
* Wallpaper auto change.
* Desktop gadget.
* Storage: nand flash 2GB or 4GB
* RAM: 128MB 800Mhz DDR
* SD card slot support capacity up to 32GB, free 2GB SD card.
Video footage of the Dell android tablet has hit the net.
Tinhte.com has gotten hold of rare footage of this rumoured tablet and it looks like a pretty nifty gadget. Being larger than a phone yet a bit smaller then other tablets coming out which are offering 7-inch screens, it probably won’t appeal to everyone.
Offering a 800 x 480 resolution screen, it will run Android 2.0 and offer Bluetooth, 3G, a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, a microSD card slot and Wi-Fi.
Without further ado, here is a sneak peak of this android tablet: