Medion launches 11.6 inch, full HD notebook for about $240

European retail chain Medion has been offering its own brand of computers for years, and they’re often priced rather competitively with other notebooks available in Europe. Medion doesn’t typically sell its PCs in North America. The company’s latest low-cost computer is the Medion Akoya S2218. It’s a laptop with an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel […]

Medion launches a 10 inch Honeycomb tablet

Consumer electronics company Medion is launching a new Android tablet called the Medion LifeTab. I’d be surprised if it’s ever released in the US, as Medion’s devices tend to show up primarily in Europe, but it’s expected to launch in time for the holidays in Europe for about 399 Euros. The Medion LifeTab has a […]

Lenovo makes play for Europe with plans to take over Medion

Lenovo is reportedly planning to acquire a controlling interest in German consumer electronics brand Medion for more than $331 million in cash and stock. The Wall Street Journal reports the move could help Lenovo expand its business in Europe. Based in China, Lenovo was hardly a household name in the US before the company acquired […]

Medion rebrands the MSI Wind U210, slaps on a touchscreen for good measure

European computer vendor Medion has a long history of offering rebranded versions of MSI netbooks under its own name. And by long history, I mean, they’ve been doing it for the year and a half or so that MSI has been making netbooks in the first place. The nice thing is that sometimes the Medion […]

Medion Akoya gets an 80GB hard drive and 399€ price tag

Medion has released a few more details about its upcoming Akoya laptop. But just a few. French site Blogeee reports that the Medion Akoya will cost 399 Euros, will sport a “latest generation” processor which we assume means Intel Atom, and will have 1GB of RAM, an 80GB hard drive, and a “stable operating system,” […]

Medion Akoya Mini: A Mini-Note killer?

Medion is the latest company to announces a low-cost ultraportable that will take on the Eee PC. But looking at the Medion Akoya Mini‘s sleek casing, it’s hard not to compare this computer with the more professional looking HP Mini-Note. The computer will feature a 10 inch screen, an Intel Atom CPU running at 1.6 […]