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.
Kobo Glo e-reader run a full Android OS. While it does open up the device to a whole new world of possibilities, hardware limitations naturally prevent the 6-inch tablet from becoming more than what it is, even with Android's help.
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.
HP is reviving the use of the Compaq brand for some new devices. However, don't expect to see these soon as these low-end tablets are heading for the Chinese market.
talk lately within the display manufacturing industry that some tablet makers are looking towards putting out devices with 12-inch or larger screens in order to differentiate themselves from an over-saturated 7- and 10-inch tablet market. It seems that there is some credence to that rumor and Samsung might be the first to the scene.