Before we meet an ear for mushrooming Android Honeycomb tablets, it is still time for android 2.2 tablets to pop out with rich features but affordable price due to the harsh competition in tablet PC market. Functionalities like GPS, Bluetooth, dual cameras, capacitive display and internal 3G seem to a must for tablet PCs. iHQ7 is a typical android tablet that offers us almost all we need.
Taking a modest and solid design, iHQ7 looks inconspicuous but comfortable with its sober black front and clean white back. Just as what the above suggests, iHQ7 comes with a Qualcomm MSM7227-T processor, 512MB of RAM, 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 800*480, a 2MP … Continue
It would be an understatement to say that ZTE is only an amateur of smartphone vendor. The truth is that like other traditional mobile phone makers, ZTE is also able to bring some well-performing and reasonably-priced handsets, with a series of android-based smartphones and tablet PCs as good proof. ZTE Blade V880 is one of those successful attempts.
Blade V880 appears inconspicuous with its mundane grey color and modest design, contrary to what its moniker suggests, bright and incisive. Cased with plastic material, Blade V880 feels slightly light in the hand with its 115g in weight. The 3.5 inch display covers across the front, with three narrow buttons below for Home, Menu and Back. Volume Up/Down buttons … Continue
Recent days may mark Lenovo’s major foray into tablet PC market, and this ambitious firm has introduced three tablet PCs in consecution including newly-leaked ThinkPad Tablet for professionals as well as IdeaPad K1 for common users and Windows-based IdeaPad P1 for family or office use. Well, the similar appearance of IdeaPad P1 and IdeaPad K1 with its brethren, LePad, may explain why these two siblings are revealed together.
The Windows 7-powered IdeaPad P1 features a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 1280*800, a 1.5GHz Intel Atom Oak Trail processor, 2GB of RAM DDR 2, 64GB of SDD, a 2MP front-facing camera, sporting 3G, Wifi and various ports like USB 2.0, microSD card slot, … Continue
Odds are that quite a lot of us have seen, heard or used TCL-branded mobile phones but had little knowledge of its tablet PC. Now the first tablet PC of TCL, codenamed as Pad 16, also known as Alcatel Onetouch, begins to grasp our attention with its sleek design and sound innards. TCL Pad 16 is kind of bestowed with almost everything that we can expect from a tablet PC by featuring all along with IT OMAP CPU, android 2.2, 7’’ capacitive display, dual camera, integrated 3G, GPS, Wifi and Bluetooth modules.
Seems appealing? Here are more details on the specifications of TCL Pad16:
Processor: 1GHz TI OMAP 3630 Cortex-A8
Graphics: SGX 530
OS: Android 2.2… Continue
The marriage of Microsoft and Nokia not just tells us a story of tiding over difficulties together in a harsh time but most importantly allows us to see what Nokia-branded Windows phones will look like. A video popping on Internet may quell our immense curiosity. Dubbed as Sea Ray, this first Nokia WP7 seems bring less surprises than expected. Taken as a whole, Sea Ray looks like its Meego-powered cousin, Nokia N9, in appearance though with some differences in detail. Apart from the buttons for volume, power and shutter on the sides, there are also three touch keys for Back, Win and Search below the screen. On the back is a camera with LED flash.
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The global popularity and huge success of Samsung Galaxy S II, a typical high-end on par with iPhone 4, is likely to prompt Samsung to bring out more diversifying android-based smartphones. Well, Samsung Admire, codenamed as SCH-R720, is a newly-leaked handset targeting mid-end market, customized by American carrier, MetroPCS.
Samsung Admire comes with relatively modest specs by featuring a 800MHz processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA (480×320 pixels) touchscreen, android 2.3.3 with Samsung’s proprietary UI TouchWiz, a 3.2MP camera as well as Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS. This device is estimated to hit the market in August or September with a price after rebate less than $149.99. Does Admire SCH-R720 live up with our admiration? We’ll see.… Continue
It would be a tough decision to pick up one and ditch another between Android 2.2 and Windows 7 as the OS on their devices. So safe tactics to avoid this dilemma is to offer two variants with OS as the major difference. This might be the thought of Frontier, a Japanese PC maker, which has now unveiled two similar slates, Android 2.2-based FT102-6 and Windows 7-based FT102-32. I just cannot help thinking of ViewSonic’s dual-boot ViewPad 10 Pro, which saves this trouble by running both Android 2.2 and Windows 7.
Both FT102-6 and FT102-32 feature a 10.1 touchscreen with resolution 1024*600, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 processor and a removable Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard. Differences … Continue
The much-delayed Fujitsu TH40/D, the world’s first slide-out tablet PC, now finally decides on a launch date and will meet the customers soon. The reason for delay, according to some insiders, is easy to figure out and sort of clique, to render TH40/D to perform better.
This 17.4mm-thick behemoth consists of a 10.1-inch touchscreen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, with a heft of 1.1kg. TH40/D also touts a proud 1.5GHz Intel Atom Z760 CPU and Windows 7 as well as solid 1GB of RAM and tremendous 120G of storage. This netbook-specced tablet PC also features Wifi, Bluetooth 3.0 and a variety of ports including two USB 2.0, a HDMI output and a SD card slot. The batteries inside … Continue
The android-based smartphones brought out by LG this year are generally high-end with impressive hardware and thus rocketing high prices, such flagship phones as Optimus 2X and Optimus 3D. Unlike its two cousins, LG Optimus Net P690, along with other new models posted on LG’s Italian official site, mainly targets mid-end market with its Gingerbread android version and balanced config.
Optimus Net P690 can be viewed as an enhanced version of Optimus One. It touts a 3.2 inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, an 800MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227T processor, 512MB of RAM, android 2.3, a 3.2MP camera with auto focus, a battery of 1500 mAh with fairly long standby time, a weight of 122g. From its moniker, Optimus Net … Continue
We take it as granted that the best ratio for 7-inch tablet PC is 16:9 and 8 inchers 4:3, but have you ever seen a 7 incher with a ratio of 4:3? Well, that would be something of my great interest since I have a compulsive obsession for ration 4:3 and I would like that this ratio find its way on a portable 7 inch tablet PC. Now here it comes, Yuandao N10, which confounds me at first sight but enthralls me with my increasing familiarity with it.
Yuandao N10 features with a 1 GHz dual-core RK2918 CPU, android 2.3, 512 MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, a 7 inch capacitive five-finger touch display … Continue