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Lenovo’s new 7 inch Android tablets now available for $149 and up

Lenovo’s latest Android tablets featuring MediaTek dual-core processors are now available in the US for $149 and up. The Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 and A3000 both feature 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel displays and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software, but Lenovo has a list price of $189 for the A1000 and $229 for the A3000. […]

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MediaTek launches MT8125 quad-core chip for tablets

Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek makes relatively inexpensive processors for phones, tablets, and other low-power devices. Earlier this month the company introduced a new quad-core chip aimed at smartphones. Now MediaTek is following up with a quad-core tablet chip. The MediaTek MT8125 is an ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core chip with support for speeds up to 1.5 GHz. […]

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Lilbits (5-02-2013): Is this the Motorola X Phone?

Ever since Google acquired Motorola, there have been rumors about the cool new phones we should expect. While the last few devices from Motorola have had their charms (such as extraordinary battery life or super-thin bezels), they were all in development before Google bought the company. But now the Google-owned Motorola is working next-gen hardware, […]

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Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 budget 10 inch tablet hits the FCC

Lenovo could be preparing to bring one of its first Android tablets with a MediaTek processor to the US. The Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 showed up at the FCC this week, suggesting that it could be coming to America soon. The IdeaTab S6000 is a 10 inch tablet which Lenovo first introduced in February. It measures […]

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MediaTek’s MT6589 quad-core CPU benchmarked: It’s fast (for a budget chip)

Chip maker Mediatek might not be a big name in the US, but the company’s low power ARM-based processors are showing up in a growing number of phones and tablets in China, India, and other nations. The latest Mediatek is a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, and while it’s not quite in the same class as […]

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MediaTek MT6589 quad-core chip coming to smartphones, tablets in 2013

Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek is the latest company to throw its hat in the quad-core ring. The company’s new MT6589 processor is expected to start showing up in tablets and smartphones in early 2013. While MediaTek isn’t as well known in the West as competing chip makers such as Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Samsung, or Texas Instruments, […]