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Galaxy Note 10.1 newest tablet by Samsung
Best Android tablets 2012
Galaxy Note 10.1 newest tablet by Samsung became available today. The new model of Samsung Galaxy Note equipped by 10.1-inch 1280×800 pixels touch screen display and run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The newest Galaxy Note comes with a special stylus S Pen that used for making notes and drawings directly to web pages, photos or videos. S Pen offers a new way for creating content through a set of different patterns such as “Conference”, “Recipe”, “Postcards,” “Diary,” “Journal,” etc.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet powered by quad core 1.4 GHz processor clocked and comes with 2 GB of RAM. There are 3 models of newest Samsung Galaxy Note tablet with 16, 32 or 64 GB of storage are currently available. The storage could be expanded on up to 64GB using MicroSD card. A number of other slots, adapters and sensors of the newest Galaxy Note tablet include GPS receiver, wireless Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n adapters, an accelerometer, digital compass, light sensor and a gyroscope. Certain versions of Samsung Galaxy Note newest tablet are equipped with 3G-modem for use in GSM and HSPA +. There are two 5 and 1.9 megapixels cameras built into Samsung Galaxy Note tablet. The capacity of the battery of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is 7000 mAh. Dimensions are 262 × 180 × 8,9 mm and weight is about 600g.
Currently Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is available in South Korea, Germany, Great Britain and the United States.
Google Nexus 7 tablet - best Android tablet so far
There were a number of new Android gadgets introduced in July 2012. But the most notable was the first Google tablet – Google Nexus 7. There were no new Windows and/or Apple iOS gadgets introduced in July and the announcement of Google Nexus 7 tablet became event number one of July.
The market of Android tablets is booming and Google decided to take a leadership by releasing their own Google Nexus 7 tablet. The tablet is very attractive for consumers due to a reasonable price, powerful quad core nVidia Tegra3 processor, high resolution 1200×800 pixels IPS display, built-in 1.2 megapixel camera and up to 10 hours battery life. And no surprise Google Nexus 7 tablet is running on the latest and greatest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.
Consumers quickly realized all the benefits of Google Nexus 7 tablet. The sales of the first Google tablets beat all expectations. Many of IT analysts position Google Nexus 7 as “the best tablet after Apple iPad”.
According to Google traditions the first new device running on the newest version of Android named Nexus. Google is carefully selecting the manufacturer of the new device among largest companies. This time Google selected ASUS for manufacturing Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Google Nexus 7 tablet was developed as a response to existing market leaders: Apple iPad 3 and Amazon Kindle Fire.
Consumers of Google Nexus 7 tablet should pay some attention on technical details of the device. Google Nexus 7 tablet comes in 2 models with 8GB and 16GB of internal memory respectively. There is no extension slot available and therefore 16GB model is preferred choice for the majority of consumers. Google Nexus 7 tablet does not support cellular networks and works with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC only.
The 4325 mAh battery of the device keep Google Nexus 7 tablet running up to 10 hours while away from the power outlet. This is a record for the majority of tablets in the market regardless of platforms. Such feature makes Google Nexus 7 tablet very useful device for travelers.
Wikipad gaming tablet – Tegra 3 quad core powered
Photo is from the official WikiPad site
Wikipad disclosed some technical details of their gaming tablet powered by quad core Tegra3 processor. Wikipad tablet is designed specifically for gamers. The prototype of the tablet was introduced at the beginning of the year. At that time it was powered by single core 1.2 Gz processor and featured by 8 inch touch screen with the resolution of 1280×800 pixels. The prototype was capable of managing 3D images.
After release of nVidia Tegra platform Wikipad tabled changed the processor and currently powered by quad core 1.4 GHz processor, low-voltage co-processor and GeForce graphic accelerator. Wikipad tablets have 1GB of RAM and equipped by 2 cameras: 2 megapixels front camera and 8 megixels rear camera. The size of the screen was increased to 10.1 inch. Display is utilizing IPS technology and has resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels. First models of WikiPad tablets will not support 3D but such feature is expected to be added to next models.
Wikipad tablet comes with detachable hood with built-in set of controllers, which turns the tablet into a portable gaming console. Weight of the device is 560 g and thickness is 8.6 mm. Wikipad is running on the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The battery of the tablet is capable to support of up to 6 hours gaming or 8 hours video playback without recharging.
Nowadays quad core tablets on nVidia Tegra 3 platform becoming very popular. Recently released Google Nexus 7 , ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Android tablets are all running on Tegra 3 processors. Even much expected Amazon Kindle Fire 2 could also be powered by Tegra 3 processor.
Amazon is preparing to release 5 to 6 new models of next generation of Kindle Fire tablets. One of the models of Kindle Fire 2 expected to come with 10-inch screen. Models may have either 7 or 10 inch display and featured by either only Wi-Fi or combined Wi-Fi and 3G/4G networking support. Amazon Kindle Fire 2 models could also have different amount of internal storage.
Currently Amazon sells only one model of the Kindle Fire featured by 7-inch screen, 8GB of internal memory and Wi-Fi. The price of the current model of Amazon Kindle Fire tablet is $199. Amazon Kindle Fire is still the most popular Android tablet in the United States because of the low price, unique design and integration with Amazon digital content. However there are new notable Android tablets introduced recently such as Google Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Their popularity is increasing dramatically. Amazon is trying to keep leadership by planning on release of the next generation of Kindle Fire tablets in variety of models.
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 is the next generation of one of the most popular Android tablets. The official sales of ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 tablets start today. The price of the tablet is $499
ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 tablet comes with 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 pixels bright display. The tablet is powered by quad-core Tegra 3 processor and running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 tablet is featured by 32 gigabytes of internal memory, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and HDMI micro-port. In addition the docking station of the tablet comes with keyboard, USB 2.0 port, touchpad and a slot for SD memory cards. The tablet could run up to 11 hours on the battery without re-charging. Built-in docking station battery adds up to 6 hours to that figure.