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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mini-tablet’

Nexus Tablet: In the News This Holiday Season

Google seems to be constantly making the news with its Nexus tablet. The most recent rumblings involve the Nexus 10 2, the newest version of its 10-inch tablet. Rumor has it that the Nexus 10 2 may launch ahead of CES 2014. CES is an annual international consumer electronics and technology trade show, the self-described “global stage where next-generation innovations …

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Samsung Seeing Reduced Demand for 10-Inch Tablets

Though Apple bet big on its larger iPad, it now seems that there is a large consumer segment drawn to smaller, less expensive tablet devices. As Amazon’s 7-inch Kindle Fire tablets and Google’s Nexus 7 tablet began to take off, Apple reacted swiftly with the iPad Mini. The mini-tablet market is expected to grow significantly this year, with the refreshed …

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New Nexus 7 Predicted to Sell 3.5 Million This Year

Since Google’s first 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7, was announced last year, shipments of Android tablets have risen quickly. Though the iPad Mini provides strong competition, a slew of low-priced, 7-inch Android devices led by the Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire have begun to take over living rooms across the western world. Last month, Google announced the first refresh …

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Large Smartphones Could Cut Into Tablet Market

As Android smartphones gradually begin to rise in size, the difference between the so-called “phablets” and 7-inch tablets is beginning to disappear. Samsung’s 5.7-inch Galaxy Note III smartphone is rumored to be only one month from its reveal, news of HTC’s upcoming 5.9-inch One Max has begun to leak, and Sony’s new Xperia Z Ultra has a full 6.4-inch screen. …

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Toshiba To Launch “Entry Level” 7-Inch Tablet Soon

Between Apple’s iPad Mini, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, Google’s Nexus 7, and a wide array of products from other manufacturers, the 7-inch tablet market is looking pretty crowded. That evidently hasn’t stopped Toshiba from creating another mini-tablet, though. Digitimes today reported that Toshiba has placed manufacturing orders for an “entry-level” 7-inch tablet. According to the report’s unnamed “Taiwan-based supply chain makers,” …

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HP Slate 7 Announced, Specs and Price Released

It seems that mini-tablets are the product that tech manufacturers have decided they need to sell in 2013. While Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Apple’s iPad Mini dominate the category, the new flood of 7-inch to 8-inch tablets announced at this week’s Mobile World Congress will soon be lost to time as newer versions of popular tablets are announced. The latest …

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ASUS Unveils 7-Inch Tablet, New Padfone

Mobile World Congress is in full swing this week and it seems that the mini-tablet product category is set to be flooded in the coming months. ASUS today announced three new devices, a 7-inch tablet and a 5-inch phone that can be docked within a 10-inch tablet. The 7-inch tablet, dubbed the Fonepad, features a 1280 x 800 resolution screen …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Mini-Tablet Announced

Samsung this week officially announced its newest tablet device, the Galaxy Note 8. The 8-inch mini-tablet is the Korean manufacturer’s answer to the popularity of Apple’s iPad mini. The Note 8 features a similar size and hardware to Apple’s latest offering. The Note’s screen features a 1280 x 800 resolution with 189 pixels per inch – slightly more than seen …

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Nexus Tablet Refresh Could Come in May [RUMOR]

DitiTimes, a Taiwanese publication that covers the tech manufacturing industry in Taiwan, is reporting that the next version of Google’s Nexus 7 tablet could be coming as soon as May of 2013. Citing “sources from the upstream supply chain,” the report claims that Google is once again working with Asus on the tablet. The device is rumored to feature a …

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$99 Acer Android Tablet is on the Way

It’s been rumored for a while now that Google is developing a $99 version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Those rumors were based on manufacturing reports from Taiwanese gadget makers, such as Google’s Nexus 7 partner Asus. Now, it seems that a different Taiwanese company has beaten Google to the punch. Today, phoneArena is reporting that Acer is building a …

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Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic]

The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than half of their holiday shopping budgets on electronic devices. Of the tech gifts people expect to buy, tablets are, not …

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Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet

Acer this week announced its new 7-inch tablet at a slightly higher price point than both Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and the Google-branded Nexus 7 tablet. The new Iconia Tab A110 will launch on October 30 and will cost $230. The mini-tablet has a 1024 x 600 resolution screen and weighs just 0.86 pounds. It has a micro USB port, …

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