Allwinner’s $4 quad-core chip now shipping in $60 Android tablets

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Allwinner has begun mass production of the Allwinner A33 ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core processor and the company is selling the chip to device makers for as little as $4. That means it’s showing up in some pretty cheap tablets. You can already find a handful of tablets with Allwinner A33 chips, Android 4.4 KitKat, chips at […]

LG unveils Tab Book Android convertible with Intel Core i5

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There are a growing number of Android tablets with Intel Atom processors. But LG’s going a bit higher up the food chain with its new Tab Book 11. It’s an 11.6 inch Andorid tablet with an Intel Core i5 Haswell processor and a built-in keyboard that lets you use the system like a notebook… an […]

Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet review

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The Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C is an Android tablet with an 8 inch display, an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, and a $199 price tag. It’s also a surprisingly powerful machine for the price. Or maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise: after all the tablet has the same processor as the Asus Transformer Pad T100 – a […]

Hisense Sero 7+ is a budget Android tablet

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Hisense is adding another low-cost Android tablet to the Hisense Sero family. The Hisense Sero 7+ showed up at the FCC and WiFi certification sites recently, and it looks like an update to last year’s Hisense Sero 7 LT. The Hisense Sero 7+ features entry-level specs, and it will probably have an entry-level price. The slightly more […]

VIA Viega is a rugged Android tablet

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Chip maker VIA has unveiled a new 10 inch Android tablet with a rugged case. The VIA Viega is IP65 certified for protection against dust and water which means you can use the tablet safely outdoors or other dirty environments — even in the rain. It also has vibration protection to withstand drops of more […]

LG’s new 10 inch tablet launches this month (G Pad 10.1)

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LG’s new Android tablets are starting to hit the streets. You can already pick up an LG G Pad 7.0 in the United States for about $150, and now the company says the G Pad 10.1 will hit the streets later in July. The tablet has mediocre specs, but like the 7 inch model it’ll probably […]

LG G Pad 7.0 tablet now available for $150

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LG’s new low-cost 7 inch Android tablet is now available in the United States. Newegg is selling the LG G Pad 7.0 for $150, and you can pre-order the tablet from Best Buy. The G Pad 7.0 features a 1280 x 800 pixel display, a Qaulcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, and Android 4.4 KitKat software. […]

Xiaomi Mipad goes on sale in China (and elsewhere… kinda)

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The first tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor went up for order in China today… and the first batch of 50 thousand units sold out in minutes. Xiaomi’s Mipad is a 7.9 inch tablet with a 2048 x 1536 pixel display and Tegra K1 quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor with 192-core graphics. While Xiaomi isn’t officially […]

Everex returns from the dead with a cheap Android tablet

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I spotted a familiar name while scanning the FCC website for new products the other day. Everex was one of the early players in the netbook space with a Linux-powered mini notebook called the Everex Cloudbook. The company filed for liquidation in 2008 and pretty much left the US market by 2009. But now it looks like Everex […]

More details about the upcoming HP Slate 8 Plus tablet

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More details about HP’s upcoming HP Slate 8 Plus Android tablet are emerging. We first spotted evidence of the unannounced 8 inch tablet in May, but details were scarce at the time. Now Comparatif Tablette has found a spec sheet, suggesting it’ll be a more powerful device than the HP Slate 8 (which isn’t surprising, […]

Allwinner A33 chips could arrive in cheap tablets this summer

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Allwinner plans to begin mass production of its new quad-core processor for low-cost tablets in July. The company has announced that the Allwinner A33 chip will be available to device makers for as little as $4.99, and Allwinner has also revealed plans for reference tablets which could cost as little as $40 to build (and […]