First-generation Surface may have sold only 1.5 million units, half of expectations, but that isn't keeping Microsoft from preparing a second-generation 7-incher for late June. According to DigiTimes report, the tablet, on paper, appears like shrunk down Surface Pro
Back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, ASUS showed inexpensive 7-inch tablet. The ASUS MeMo Pad cannot match Google Nexus 7 specifications, but it is $50 cheaper. As it promised, the company has started shipping MeMo Pad tablet for just $149.
Even though the Archos GamePad tablet has been available in Europe for quite some time, the device has missed its promised February launch date. However, the company announced today that it has launched its long awaited GamePad in the US with a price tag of $179.
Micro-Star International, a Taiwanese electronics company, has released the successor to the Enjoy 7 tablet. The Enjoy 71 is a 7-inch tablet which is powered by a 1.5 GHz AML8726-MX dual-core processor combined with the Mali-400 GPU and runs on an Android 4.0.
Over at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Lenovo announced their new lineup of entry-level tablets. The IdeaTab lineup comes in at 7-inch and 10-inch with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. All devices will be available in the second quarter of 2013.
Hewlett-Packard will re-enter the consumer tablet market with newly introduced HP Slate 7. A super-affordable 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.1 operating system and will cost a minimal $169. According to HP, it should hit the shelves in the United States in April.
Rumours about Intel-powered ASUS tablet have been circulating for quite some time now. According to a listing on the Global Certification Forum's site, the rumours seem to be true. Along with the listing, ASUS has released a new video which teases the FonePad tablet.
Gainward, a well-known manufacturer of desktop graphics card, has decide to enter the tablet market. The company will enter the market with an affordable quad-core 7-inch tablet. As a long NVIDIA partner, Gainward decided to use NVIDIA's Tegra 3 SoC.
After almost a year since Intel unveiled its educational tablet for children, the company finally started selling the tablet. Intel StudyBook was supposed to have a price tag around $200, but it will cost a bit more than the initial estimates, actually 3x more.
Colorful, of the wacky graphics card fame, announced the Colorfly CT704 7-inch tablet in China, touting an astounding sub-$50 price-tag (299 RMB). The 7-incher runs Android 4.1, and a 4:3 aspect ratio screen, with quite a bit of cost-cutting to keep the price down.