Asus ME181: 8 inch Android tablet with Bay Trail


The Asus ME176 isn’t the only cheap Asus Android tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor coming soon. Asus also appears to be preparing to launch an 8 inch model which will likely cost about $50 more. A few retail listings for an unannounced Asus ME181 tablet have popped up, providing a few details […]

Sony Xperia Z2 waterproof tablet comes to America for $500 and up

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is a 10 inch Android tablet with a waterproof case and a slim design, measuring just a quarter of an inch thick and weighing about 15 ounces. The tablet doesn’t skimp on specs either: It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and up to 10 hours of battery life. Sony launched […]

TQ InCover One is an 8.3 inch, full HD Bay Trail tablet for professionals

InCover One

Lenovo isn’t the only company with an 8.3 inch tablet aimed at professionals. German company introduced an Intel Atom-powered enterprise tablet with some impressive specs earlier this year. It’s called the InCover One and the tablet features a full HD display, support for Windows, Android, or Linux, a waterproof and dustproof case, and a removable […]

3 new Asus budget tablets with Android 4.4 on the way

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Asus is working on at least three new Android tablets with low-end specs. Details about the unannounced 7, 8, and 10 inch tablets popped up recently at the Bluetooth and WiFi certification websites, painting a picture of several new affordable tablets which could be part of the company’s MeMo Pad lineup. Prices, pictures, and launch […]

Hisense launches Sero 8 budget Android tablet

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Chinese tablet maker Hisense made a little splash by launching the Sero 7 line of low-cost tablets with Nexus 7-like specs in 2013. Now the company’s tackling the 8 inch tablet space with the Hisense Sero 8. The new tablet’s already available for pre-order in the UK for about £90, which is $150 US… although the […]

Hands-on: Lenovo’s new low-cost A Series Android tablets

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Lenovo’s new A Series line of Android tablets are designed to be… cheap. And that’s what they are. Lenovo plans to sell the new tablets in the US starting in May with list prices of $129 and up — but the company will also be offering coupons that bring the starting price for the 7 […]

Asus Transformer Pad TF103C Bay Trail Android tablet

Asus Transformer Pad TF103

Acer and ECS aren’t the only companies working on Android tablet with Intel Bay Trail processors. Asus is preparing to launch a new 10 inch Transformer Pad tablet with a detachable keyboard dock, Android software, and an Intel Atom Z3745 Bay Trail processor. It’s called the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C, and we first got a […]

Acer A1-840 Bay Trail Android coming soon?

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Acer appears to be testing a new 8 inch Android tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor. Specs and test results for the unannounced Acer A1-840 showed up at the GFXBench website recently, and they paint a picture of a low-cost tablet powered by Intel. While there’s no word on the price or launch […]

ECS TA80TA1 Bay Trail Android tablet hits the FCC


Elite Computer Systems started showing off a reference design for an 8 inch Android tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735E Bay Trail processor at Mobile World Congress. Now it looks like that tablet could be headed to the United States. The ECS TA80TA1 passed through the FCC website this week. ECS is an Original Equipment Manufacturer, […]

Lenovo’s new A Series tablets coming to America for $129 and up

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Lenovo recently introduced 4 new budget Android tablets, and now the company has announced that variations of those models are coming to the United States in May for $129 and up. The new 7, 8, and 10 inch tablets are low-cost devices which Lenovo is positioning as multimedia devices. Lenovo TAB A7-50 and A7-40 ($129) […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 developer tablet

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Don’t want to wait until this summer to get your hands on a tablet with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor? Intrinsyc is selling one now. There’s a bit of catch though: The MDP Tablet is a reference device aimed at developers, and it’s priced accordingly: The tablet will cost you $799. Folks who wait until […]

Lenovo adds 4 new low-cost tablets to its A series lineup


Samsung’s not the only company launching new low-cost Android tablets. Lenovo has unveiled 4 new models which will sell between £99 and  £170 in the UK (I haven’t seen US pricing yet). Update: Prices range from $129 to $249 in the US. The new Lenovo A7-30, A7-50, A8, and A10 feature 7 through 10 inch displays and […]