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Articles tagged with: tablet leak

Dell Works On i5 Windows Tablet W/ Full HD

We’ve just got word that Dell may be working on a new tablet, this time of Windows-flavor. The company had previously released the Dell Streak, and more recently, the Dell Streak Pro, which both ran on Google’s Android operating system.

The idea of a Windows tablet may seem exciting to some, but many have already abandoned the idea of owning a Dell tablet, after many reports of a weak battery life and general underperformance from the company.

Vizio Unleashes Vtab1008 Tablet- $349

Vizio has recently put out a new tablet with its VIA (Vizio Internet Apps) Plus ecosystem. Vizio is taking its television screen making prowess and bringing it to tablets near you. The new Vizio Vtab1008 is a Wi-Fi only, 8″ tablet with a 1024 x 768 pixel resolution.

We’re expecting an Android 3.0 Honeycomb release, although the specific version of Android was not listed. The tablet costs $350 and packs a 1GHz processor with a built-in GPS, adding extra value to your new tablet purchase.

New Toshiba Thrive With Android 3.0

It looks like Toshiba just hopped on the Android tablet bandwagon with its new Toshiba Thrive. The Thrive is a 10.1″ tablet from Toshiba that was shown at CES 2011 and features an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor and will carry 1GB of memory for true computing.

The Toshiba Thrive uses Adaptive Display Technology to automatically adjust the screen’s brightness based on how much light is present in the real-world, and whether it is day or night. With 1080p video decoding and built-in GPS, you can be certain that this will be a purchase well spent.

Ricoh Introduces Company-Focused Tablet: eQuill

Ricoh announced yesterday a new tablet that can serve as an eReader, and/or a digital clipboard for enterprises to electronically, write, capture, and record documents. The eQuill ships with a 9.7″ grayscale e-paper display and weighs just over a pound. Ricoh sought to cut enterprise costs related to copying and scanning, when designing this device.

Companies looking to lower their carbon footprint, will find this device useful in helping the “green effort.” The device features a camera, voice recorder, and can receive input through a stylus or soft keyboard.

SanDisk Spills The Beans On HP TouchPad

It seems like SanDisk may have stepped on HP’s toes just a bit at the ongoing Computex 2011 show. Thanks to SanDisk we are able to blog about the upcoming HP TouchPad. How does this differ from the previous TouchPad? This one has a zipper operating system, using WebOS. Consumers can expect to find this device at Walmart in June and OfficeMax in July.

The 16GB version of the tablet will start at $499 with the 32GB at $599 and the 64GB at $699. As shown in the video, the tablet is great at multi-tasking, allowing users to have a multitude of applications open, simultaneously, with the ability to seamlessly swipe to your desired app.

Leak: MSI WindPad 7, ARMed With 1.2GHz Of Power

It looks like MSI is not focusing solely on ten-inch tablets this year, as the company will be introducing a new seven inch Android tablet called the WindPad 7. To me, “Windpad” sounds like a Windows tablet, but hey, whatever makes them happy! The seven inch model features a zippy 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor which will give your table the boost it needs in life.

Users will be able to enjoy Android Gingerbread on the 800 x 480 pixel capacitive multitouch display and will get 512MB of RAM to play with.

ZiiLabs Shows Off Honeycomb Tablets

Shortly after ZiiLabs revealed its new ZMS-20 and ZMS-40 StemCell processors, the company announced a new family of tablet PCs that will run the ZMS processors. The Jaguar tablets will run Android 3.0 Honeycomb and will come in two versions. The first is composed by a seven inch screen, carrying a modest 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. The second shows off a more practical ten-inch screen, carrying a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

Both of the Jaguar tablets come with a large 64GB internal hard drive and offer capacitive and resistive touchscreen support. Each tablet also supports OpenGL ES 2.0 3D graphics and feature dual cameras (5MP rear camera). Running the devices will be the dual-core ARM Cortex A9 ZMS20 or quad core ZMS40, each clocked at 1.5GHz, stock.