Amazon announced the Kindle Fire HDX back in September. At that time we learned this model would be available in a 7-inch and an 8.9-inch variety. The Kindle Fire HDX 7 began shipping back in mid-October and as of today, the 8.9-inch model is shipping. That said, given these had been previously announced and available for pre-order, the details may sound familiar for some.
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Verizon Wireless confirmed the Ellipsis 7 tablet earlier in the week. At the time they offered some basic details in terms of specs. Verizon also revealed the pricing and release date. So with that, and as expected, the Ellipsis 7 has officially arrived for purchase and sits priced at $149.99 on a two-year agreement.
ADVENT has unveiled the Vega Tegra Note 7 this morning, which as the name would suggest, this is a 7-inch tablet powered by an NVIDIA Tegra processor. For now it looks like the release is limited to those in the UK and by way of retailers to include Currys and PC World. Availability aside, the Vega Tegra Note 7 will be sporting a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 (215 ppi) and arrive powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor.
"Apps & Entertainment" page on the official Android site revealed something interesting earlier in the week. There was a tablet that appeared to be somewhere between the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 in size. Naturally, speculation went to an 8-inch model and dubbed it the Nexus 8. That said, it looks like Google has done a bit of touch up on that tablet.
Archos has unveiled the latest in the Gen 11 tablet lineup. This model is the Archos 101 XS 2 and as the "2" in the name would imply, this model serves as a follow-up to the Gen 10 Archos 101 XS. While the same tablet and keyboard aspect remains, there has been a bump with some of the specs. In this case, we have seen the processor go from dual-core to quad-core.
Verizon Wireless has officially announced the Ellipsis 7 tablet. The announcement is light on the hardware specs, however Big Red is touting this one as being a "fully featured tablet at an affordable price." Said price will be $249.99 and those curious can expect the tablet to be available in a few days time.
Nexus 5 last week, and as a result, the official Android site also got a bit of a refresh. In this we are are looking towards the "Apps & Entertainment" page, which when visited, has a father and daughter sitting in an airport with a Nexus 7. But those scrolling down will get a look at something else, something that appears to be an unannounced Nexus tablet.
gaining ground in the tablet sector, according to a recent study by IDC. Though Apple remains the king of tablets, Android is growing rapidly, and eating into Apple’s dominance. Results from the third quarter of 2013 show overall sales are up, but Apple has leveled off.
earlier in the week, this latest Pandora app update did not add Chromecast support. We suspect some may be disappointed about that, however this update did bring something that was long overdue -- proper tablet support. In fact, this update is being touted as one that has been "designed specifically for Android tablets."
Lenovo had been teasing some new products recently. The teasing included a mix of YouTube videos and the #betterway hashtag. Many will likely remember the videos as they were suggesting a tablet that, in general, was easier to use and sporting more features. Well, coming out of the livestream launch event with Ashton Kutcher, Lenovo has announced the Yoga Tablet which will be available in an 8-inch and 10-inch variant.