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Sales of the newest full-size Apple iPad Air tablet started on Friday, November 1st. The new apple tablet is thinner and lighter than the previous model of iPad. There are also some improvements on design, processor, battery and cameras.
iPad Air Price
The price range for the newest Apple iPad tablet is between $499 to $929 depending on their internal memory capacity as well as networking capabilities.
The cost of Wi-Fi only iPad Air with 16GB of internal memory starts from $499. The price tag starts from $629 on models equipped by additional cellular module.
iPad Air Technical Details
Apple introduced iPad Air the newest generation of iPad last week. It is a fifth generation of Apple full size 9.7- inch tablet.
iPad Air Design
The design of iPad 5 is similar to the one iPad-mini has. The frame around the screen of the table become thinner changing the gadget look to more compact. Glass touch screen of the previous iPad model was replaced by GF2 film based touch screen. As a results of the innovation the body of 5th generation of Apple tablet become thinner 7.5 mm vs 9.4 mm and the overall weight decrease from 652g to 453g
iPad Air colors
Newest iPad will be available in white, silver and dark gray colors. Currently there is no plans to release iPad Air in golden color as it was with iPhone 5S.
iPad Air processor and display
The new device come with famous 9.7 inches high resolution Retina display. New A7 64-biy processor was designed keeping the new iPad generation in mind and therefore we could expect superior graphics performance of the gadget. A7 processor was introduced with iPhone 5S. However it did not have a chance to demonstrate the full power due to the screen size limitations of iPone 5S.
iPad Air Battery
According to Apple the battery life of iPad Air is about 10 hours. Those who already had worked with the new gadget noted the power of batteries. The most of experts claiming that the gadget could work 12 to 13 hours with enabled Wi-Fi.
iPad Air Camera
iPad Air come with improved 5 megapixel iSight camera.
iPad Air other details
The tablet is available with the various range of internal storage starting from 16GB and up to 128 GB.
iPad Air Accessories
IPad Air tablets were just released for the sale but there are tons of accessories already available for them. Here are two of them that are ranked #1 on Amazon Best Sellers list. They are :
- MoKo Apple iPad Air Case – Slim-Fit Case with Stand for 5th Generation of Apple Tablets
- Apple iPad Air (Apple iPad 5) Screen Protector
PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE IN CASE YOU WISH TO PROCEED TO THE DETAILED PAGE OF THE PRODUCT ON AMAZON WEB SITE.
A few weeks ago LG introduced its newest 8.3-inch tablet LG G Pad 8.3. Release date and the price of the gadget was not disclosed at the time of the announcement
LG G Pad 8.3 price and availability
According to the latest information from some internet sources LG G Pad 8.3 may become available as early as in the late October. The price tag of the tablet is expected around $299. If provided information is correct then G Pad 8.3 may become a serious competitor on the Android tablets market.
LG G Pad 8.3 competitors
Google, Amazon and Samsung are currently dominating on the Android tablets market. Google recently released second generation of extremely popular Nexus 7 models. Amazon is also developing next generation of Kindle Fire tablets. Samsung also recently introduced new models of Galaxy Tab tablets. So how LG is going to compete?
According to this information , it is expected that LG plans to release really worth the tablet, which will take its place in the market and , in the meantime , will not be considered by consumers just another device based on Android. According to preliminary data , the unit of the company will be able to get around quite a power tablet Nexus 7 of the second generation. This was made possible thanks to the memory card slot , the large size of the screen, powerful hardware . And the price plays a role, because the cost to $ 299 for the Nexus 7 – this is just the beginning for the growth of market prices.
Why G Pad 8.3 is NOT just another Android tablet?
There are some things that make G Pad unique. First of all it is an excellent quality non-standard 8.3-inch Full HD 1920×1080 pixels display. The screen is bigger than displays of competing 7-inch tablets It provide bright, sharp and clear picture that do not lose colours at large viewing angles. LG G Pad powered by quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.7 GHz processor integrated with Adreno 320 graphics accelerator ans equipped by 2GB of RAM. It is one of the most powerful chipset currently available on the market. So LG G Pad has great chances to outperform Nexus 7 in CPU power and graphics performance. Unlike main competitors LG G Pad equipped by microSD extension slot that allow to add additional 32GB of storage to the built-in 16GB.
The main difference between G Pad 8.3 from many other tablets is a combination of small size and weight with the large screen, high capacity battery and powerful processor. Such handy compact device is ideal for frequent travellers.
LG G Pad 8.3 technical specs
Design of the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet is similar with LG smartphones. The frame of the device is built from alloy aluminium and plastic. It weighs 338 grams and has dimensions of 216,8 x 126,5 x 8,3 mm . In the market it will be available in two colors: classic black and white .
LG G Pad 8.3 has two built-in cameras: 1.3 megapixels 720p front camera and 5 megapixels FullHD 1080p rear camera. The Battery capacity is 4600 mAh. Also, the tablet is equipped by microUSB port and headphone jack . The tablet does not have 3G or 4G wireless modules. However LG provides QPair functionality that allows to connect the tablet with any Android smartphone for sms and web browsing capabilities over cellular networks. Since LG G Pad 8.3 runs on Android 4.2.2 operating system the only requirement for interoperability is that the smartphone must run on Android operating system version 4.2 or higher.
LG G Pad 8.3 Summary
LG G Pad 8.3 could become quite popular and attractive for many consumers. The device is quite unique in terms of compact size, excellent performance and low price.
Second generation of Google Nexus 7 tablet review
Google is preparing to release the second generation of Nexus 7 tablet running on the latest version of the Android operating system. According to some rumors the gadget will be introduced on July 24th. Google sent out invitations to American journalists for presentation coming on July 24 in San Francisco. The most of analysts expect that new Nexus 7will be introduced on the press conference. However such expectations have not been confirmed. Representatives of Asus and Google do not comment the upcoming event.
Original Nexus 7 model
Google released original version of Nexus 7 in June 2012. The tablet became extremely popular due to powerful hardware and low price. By the end of 2012 Google was able to sell 4.5 million Nexus 7 tablets. A lot of analysts name Google Nexus 7 as the best Android tablet of 2012. Main competitors of Nexus 7 are Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Apple iPad mini.
Google Nexus 7 generation 2 technical specs
Second generation of Google Nexus 7 has been developed in collaboration with ASUS. New Nexus 7 is powered by quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor has 2 to 4 GB of RAM, full HD 1980×1200 px display and equipped by 1.2-megapixel front and 5-megapixel rear cameras. In comparison original Nexus 7 runs on less powerful NVidia Tegra 3 processor, has 1 GB of RAM and equipped by single front camera with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels.
In addition the new Nexus 7 will come with two speakers located on the back panel and providing better quality sound. New Nexus 7 will have 16 or 32GB of built-in storage . The networking capabilities of the tablet include Wi-Fi and 3G support.
New operating system – Android Jelly Bean features
New Nexus gadgets traditionally come with the latest Android operating system. Most likely Google will introduce a new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system together with the device running on it, i.e. new Nexus 7.
New Android operating system includes a feature that may significantly improve the battery life of Android gadgets. Operating system settings leave Wi-Fi partially enabled all the time. This feature allows to use Wi-Fi instead of energy hungry GPS for positioning whenever it possible. Also Jelly Bean supports energy-saving Bluetooth Low Energy standard. Camera app and headset Roboto have been updated for lower energy consumption.
New Google Nexus 7: Availability and Price
U.S. retailers may start receiving the gadget as early as July 20. Sales of new Nexus 7 tablet may start even this month. The estimated cost of 16 GB model of new Nexus 7 is $229. The price on 32GB model of second generation of Google Nexus 7 tablet should be around $269. There are also some expectations of price drop on the first original model of Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Technological progress brings to our attention a lot of new electronic gadgets making traveling much easier than it was in the past.
Here are top 7 electronics gadgets that every traveler should consider for the safety and comfort when planning the trip.
Navigation and communication.
Mobile phone – is your phone smart enough?
Mobile phone is a “must take with you” electronic device. Nova days almost everybody has a cell phone mainly for communication and safety purposes. Some of cell phones have some additional features such as GPS navigation, internet connection, audio and video playback, etc. They are running under control of operating systems especially designed for mobile devices. Such phones are called smarthones. Smartphones provide additional level of comfort while travelling. The majority of them are capable of working in cell networks of almost any country. There are many smartphones available in the market. The most notable are Apple iPhone 4S , various Samsung Galaxy lines, Sony Ericsson Expiria, Nokia, Motorola and HTC Droid models.
Tablet – the comfort of home computer on the trip
Tablets are good alternatives for smart phones. They bring you the power of your personal computer combined with the portability. Tablets have larger screens and more comfortable in terms of discovering places using GPS navigation software and loaded maps. The big screen and powerful CPU advantage is also applying to watching movies and videos as well as playing games and reading books. Communications abilities including video calls are pretty remarkable .However tablets generally could run less time on the battery than smartphones could. Also they are bigger and therefore less portable. From other side new leading tablets such as Amazon Kindle Fire, coming mini iPad and Samsung Galaxy tab 2 equipped by 7-inch screen and could run more than 8 hours on battery. In addition Amazon Kindle Fire provide great access to the biggest collection of digital content such as music, video, books, etc.
iPad3 Galaxy Tab 2 Kindle Fire
To be continued …
According to research by comScore Kindle Fire became the most popular Android-based tablet in the U.S.
As of February 2012 the share of Kindle Fire in the US tablet of Android based tablets was 54.4 percent.
The device is far ahead from the nearest competitor Samsung Galaxy Tab .with 15.4 percent of the market.
Motorola Xoom is on the third place with 7 percent. Amazon started sales of Kindle Fire in U.S. stores in November 14, 2011 and in a month manage to get 29.4 percent of the market.
Kindle Fire powered by 1GHz dual-core processor and has eight gigabytes of internal memory.
7” display of the device has a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels. There are no built-in camera and a slot for SIM cards but it can go online via Wi-Fi.
Kindle Fire is running on modified version of Android and has no access to Google services.
Applications for Fire are available in Amazon Appstore only. In order to access the Android Market consumers should get the tablet root privileges.
According to unofficial reports Google is close to release a device that would be competitor of Kindle Fire. New 7’’ tablet from Google expected to have a price below $ 199.
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