Everyone is jumping on the Android bandwagon as of late. And that’s great news for us, we will get a bunch of new different devices from almost every sector of the tech world. The Cherrypal Asia will be a $99 android laptop. It will ship with Android 1.6 and will feature a 7inch screen. There will also be an option to upgrade to a wide screen 10.1 inch version.
Cloud-based syncing and storage has just gotten a little better for Android. This segment of Android is growing fast, there have been a few new syncing solutions for Android release in the past few weeks. ZumoDrive creates a folder on your device and uses that for cloud-based syncing. You can even upload and download various different things right from your handset.
Archos has officially announced the Archos 7 Android tablet today. This tablet has a 7 inch touch screen and is built to be a great multimedia/web browsing device. You can now preorder it from Amazon for $199. It comes preloaded with a custom version of Android 1.6.
Finally, there are more details on the upcoming Aigo N700. If you haven’t heard, this is a 7-inch Android tablet that was formerly known as the AigoPad. It’s loaded with great features, some of the most notable is the second-generation Tegra chipset, Wi-Fi and 3G and up to 32GB of onboard storage.
Froyo is shaping up to be the biggest update since 1.5 aka cupcake. If this does come true coupled with Flash integration this may very well be the biggest update to Android since its introduction. Our staff member Extorian has uncovered some dialogue made by a Google employee that pretty much confirms this is coming.
A Chinese manufacturer by the name of Aigo has two Android MID’s in the making. The new tablets will come in a 5 and 7 inch version. Both will be running Android 1.6, there is no word on when or if these devices will be upgraded to Android 2.1. Price is rumored to be around 1500 Yuan which is roughly $220 and will be released in May.
Everyone is getting some Android 2.1 love these days. The SmartQ V5 and V7 MIDs from SmartDevices will receive an update to Android 2.1. This updated will bring live wallpapers, 3D acceleration, a new UI and improved Bluetooth capabilities. The only thing missing will be multi-touch, their resistive screens is the reason for the omission of this feature.
Dell is on a full on Android assault, they have many new devices in the pipeline. Seeing as how they entered the game late, they are positioning themselves to offer the most Android devices in the market. This tablet is similar to the Dell Mini 5, aka the Streak, it is a seven inch tablet. Rumors have this thing set for a November release.
This isn’t the first time that we have heard news about HP’s Compaq AirLife 100. This is an Android powered netbook that we have known about since MWC. It has finally passed through the FCC and now the full specs are now available.
I knew it wouldn’t be long until someone made an imitation iPad with Android as the OS. This device features a 600MHz ARM processor, 256 MB RAM and 1 to 64GB of storage, 10 inch screen and pricing will start around $150. And yes folks, this will be running Android, the version is not known but 1.6 is a strong contender.