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Verizon Wireless announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE back in January during CES. At that time the release details and pricing were left a mystery and it was simply said that the tablet would be arriving in the coming weeks. Well, it looks like those coming weeks will be arriving very shortly. Simply put, Verizon has said the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE will be available on March 7.
Acer may end up with a rather large increase in terms of tablet shipments during the remainder of the year. According to a recent report, Acer may end up shipping a total of 10 million tablets in 2013. This includes a mix of Android and Windows tablets, however the Android side is the larger of the two groups. Assuming Acer meets the 10 million number for the year, that would mean a 400 percent year on year increase.
ASUS unveiled the MeMO Pad Smart 10 tablet earlier in the month and then later released a teaser video showing the features. As of today though, it looks like there is a bit of good news for those in the US market. Simply put, ASUS has confirmed that the MeMO Pad Smart 10 will begin shipping on March 5. Basically, those interested only have a few days left to wait before they can make a purchase.
US Cellular has officially announced the availability of the 4G LTE-equipped Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. We had known this release was coming, however as of today the tablet is available for purchase. US Cellular will have the Note 10.1 available online and at the retail stores. Those interested in making the purchase should expect to shell out $499.99.
Archos has come forward with a bit of disappointing news for owners of the G9 tablets. Basically, you will not be getting Jelly Bean. While we are certain that at least some of the current owners will be disappointed by this news, take some comfort in the fact that Archos did update from Honeycomb. Basically, the Archos G9 tablet line includes the 80 and the 101 and as it stands, you will be sticking with Ice Cream Sandwich.
ASUS unveiled the Fonepad tablet during Mobile World Congress and to put this simply, this is a 7-inch tablet with full-phone support. They are pushing the Fonepad as being for the person that wants the key features from a smartphone and tablet, but only want to carry one device. While one may have some guesses as to what each of those key features would be, ASUS clarifies things by saying the "voice communication features of a smartphone and the entertainment opportunities afforded by a tablet."
ASUS has come forward with some release details for those in the UK. The details include pricing and release dates and it looks like the first to arrive will be the larger of the two tablets. Specifically, we are talking about the 7-inch MeMO Pad ME172V and the 10.1-inch MeMO Pad ME301T tablets.
ASUS has officially announced the Fonepad, a 7-inch tablet which as the name would imply, will launch with full phone functionality. The Fonepad will bring a 7-inch IPS display with an HD resolution of 1280 x 800, an Intel Atom Z2420 processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Unlike the PadFone which may not ever make it to the US market, ASUS has said the Fonepad will arrive in March and priced from $249.