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Ainol Windows Mini PC (and power bank) up for pre-order for $128

The Ainol Mini PC is a tiny desktop computer with an Intel Atom Z3735D Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and Windows 8.1 with Bing software. It also has a built-in battery. It went on sale in China earlier this month, and now Geekbuying is taking pre-orders for international customers. It’s selling […]

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Ainol Novo 7 Crystal 2: Quad-core Chinese tablet sells for around $100

Ainol’s latest tablet features a 7 inch screen, Android 4.1 software, and a quad-core processor. The Ainol Novo 7 Crystal 2 also one of the cheapest quad-core tablets around, priced at around $100. Of course, not all quad-core tablets are created equal. This model doesn’t have a Samsung Exynos 4 or NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip. […]

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Ainol Novo 7 Venus looks like a Nexus 7, runs slower, costs $140

Chinese tablet makers Ainol Novo 7 Venus looks familiar — because it looks a lot like the $199 Google Nexus 7 tablet. And on paper, Ainol’s new $140 tablet looks like a pretty good low-cost alternative. But you also kind of get what you pay for. The Ainol Novo 7 Venus features a 7 inch, […]

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Ainol Novo 10 Captain: Quad core tablet with 1920 x 1200 pixel screen

Chinese tablet maker Ainol plans to launch a new Android tablet with a 10 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display and a quad-core ATM 7029 processor this month. It’s called the Ainol Novo 10 Captain, and it’s basically what you get if you take the recently introduced Ainol Novo Hero II and give it a […]

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Ainol Novo 7 Crystal: $120 tablet with Android 4.1, Amlogic 8726

The Pipo U1 isn’t the only cheap Android 4.1 tablet with a dual core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU. Ainol has introduced a new 7 inch tablet powered by a 1.5 GHz Amlogic AM8726-M6 dual core processor with Mali 400 graphics. It’s called the Ainol Novo 7 Crystal. The tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it’s […]

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Ainol Novo 7 Aurora II dual core Android tablet coming this month

Chinese tablet maker Ainol grabbed some headlines late last year when the company announced it would be one of the first to produce a tablet running Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software — and that it would cost just $100. But that first device wasn’t exactly a speed demon, and it featured a MIPS […]

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MIPS unveils a $100 tablet with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the first version of Google’s mobile operating system that’s designed to support phones and tablets — and that means that companies making dirt cheap tablets can finally use the latest Android software. Chip designer MIPS has announced that one of the first is a $100 tablet with a […]