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

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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 […]

Samsung introduces Galaxy Tab4 lineup

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Samsung is adding three new Android tablets to its 2014 lineup, and as expected the new Galaxy Tab4 line of tablets are aimed at folks who might not want to spend around $500 and up for a Galaxy Tab Pro. The new models feature 7, 8, and 10.1 inch displays, low-to-mid range specs, and they’re […]

Acer Iconia One 7 is a budget Android tablet

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There was a time when Acer’s Android tablet lineup included premium models with high-resolution displays, speedy processors, and other high-end features. These days it seems like Acer is taking a different approach and aiming low. The company introduced a $130 tablet called the Iconia B1-720 in January, and now it looks like another low-end model […]

This is (probably) the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0

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Samsung’s next-generation of low-cost Android tablets are on the way, and now we have a better idea of how at least one model will look. According to @evleaks, what you’re looking at is a 7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. Samsung hasn’t officially announced the tablet yet, but specs for 8 inch and 10.6 inch […]