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Archos to Launch Two G9 Android 3.2 Tablets this Month

Written on September 18, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Archos just announced that its G9 Android tablets will begin hitting the store shelves later this month.

Archos is now set to release two Android 3.2 computer tablets this September: An 8-inch and 10-inch screen variants of the Archos G9 device. Both tablets will be available for pre-selling beginning September 20, 2011.

The 8-inch G9 tablet, also known as the Archos 80, will feature a 1024×768 resolution display, an 8GB flash storage, and will be powered by a 1GHz Cortex A9 dual-core processor. The 10-inch Archos 101, on the other hand, comes with a 1280×800 screen resolution, 1.5GHz OMAP 4 dual-core processors, and a whopping 16GB of storage. The two tablets are expected to be somewhat bulky and heavy — the Archos 80 has a thickness of 0.46 inches and a weight of 17 ounces, while the Archos 101 gets a measurement of 0.5 inches and 1.5 pounds.

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ASUS Eee Pad Slider, Set to Arrive on Late September to US

Written on September 15, 2011 by Lulu

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ASUS already announced the arrival of its Eee Pad Slidder in the US.

ASUS announced the details regarding the arrival of Eee Pad Slider to US during the Pepcom event last Wednesday night. The firm’s unique, tilt-sliding tablet will be arriving in the US shore by the end of September; and will cost about $475 for a 16GB Wi-Fi version and $575 for 32GB. The models for US will ship in with Androiod 3.2 already installed.

The said device is fundamentally similar to the relatively popular Transformer with the following features.

– 10-inch IPS-based touchscreen
– NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor
– Five megapixel rear camera
– 1.2 megapixel front camera

ASUS design is intended for those users who wanted the Transformer’s keyboard dock in an integrated design. However, the Eee Pad Slider is heavier and thicker than the earlier device. It comes around 2.12 pounds and 0.68 inches thick. The sad part is, its battery life will be shorter than the Transformer union’s 16 hours.

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HTC Jetstream Tablet and LG Thrill 4G on Sale at AT&T

Written on September 05, 2011 by Lulu

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HTC Jetstream at $700 and LG Thrill 4G at $100 - both on contract - is now available in AT&T.

AT&T got one of their more important weekends ahead of the iPhone 5 with the arrivalof HTC Jetstream and LG Thrill 4G. The HTC Jetstream is not just the said carrier’s first LTE-based 4G tablet, but it also serves as the firms’ first 10-inch tablet outside of the iPad. This device features Android 3.2, combined with HTC’s first version of Sense interface for the tablet-native Google OS.

Meanwhile, the Thrill 4G will be an American version of the Optimus 3D. It goes along with supporting AT&T’s HSPA+ 3G bands.

Learn more about HTC Jetstream and Thrill 4G after the skip.

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Acer, Releasing the Iconia Tab A100 on September With Android 3.2

Written on July 14, 2011 by Lulu

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Acer Germany unveiled to its Facebook fans that they will release the Iconia Tab A100 this September.

Acer Germany announced to their Facebook fans this week that they will be shipping the Iconia Tab A100 in September. The 7-inch Android 3 tablet was originally scheduled to release last spring, but was moved for several months. It’s still unclear what is the reason why the shipping of the tablet was delayed, and the company still have no explanation regarding the issue.

However, there are several speculations that emerged due to the delay. Earlier tips pointed out that Acer was waiting for Android 3.2 before they release the Iconia Tab A100. Android 3.2 is built for tablets only, but can accommodate smaller designs like the A100, while properly scaling its interface and apps.

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