Last month, we have seen one 10 inch ASUS tablet pc on ontablets.es. But ASUS did not announced any news about this unit. This morning, latest news from ASUS, it has confirmed this unit, the model number is Memo Pad 10 ME103K.
This Pad 10 ME103K owns one 10 inch IPS screen, resolution is 1280*800 pixels. There are two colors available, black and white. The size of the unit is 10.1*6.9*0.4 inch. Total weight is 545G.
Unit comes with one Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The operation system is Android 4.4 Kitkat. RAM is 1GB. The flash memory can be 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. There is one MicroSD card slot to expend memory space. The front camera is 0.3M pixels, and rear camera is 2M pixels. Both are not high resolution. The battery life is nearly 10 hours. Except that, the bluetooth4.0, GPS, Wifi are all built in.
The the above specification information, this Memo Pad 10 will not be expensive. It can replace Samsung, and other cheap models. It owns higher screen resolution, bigger memory space.
Now, in some online store, this unit is sold at 200 euros.
As the higher performance of the Kirin 92X series processor, and unique power-saving technology, it is quite welcomed by users. As the top processor of Kirin 92X series, what is the performance of this Kirin 928 octa core? Today, let's have a reviews on this new processor.
This Kirin 928 contains four Cortex A15 with 2.0GHz frequency and four Cortex A7 with 1.3GHz frequency. Today, we tested Huawei H60-L21. This smart phone comes with the latest Kirin 928 octa core processor. It owns 3GB RAM and 32GB flash memory space. The screen resolution is 1080P.
We tested this smart phone by one professional software, the result is 43000. Compared with the old Kirin 920 and Kirin 925, there is some improvement, but as the GPU performance is not high, compared with other top processor. It is still not good enough.
Second, we tested one 1080P and 60 fps, ref=15 video on the smart phone, at beginning, it can play in 50 fps, but later, then it reduced 47 fps. The performance is nearly the same as Kirin 920. As this Kirin 928 adopts the 28nm processor technology, in small space, it can not always keep running in high frequency.
From the above testing, we can see Kirin 928 has been slightly improved than Kirin 920 and 925. As the 28nm process, processor can not run in 2.0GHz high frequency.
Now, there are many chipset suppliers for smart phones, but most of them are not popular in market. Even, Texas Instrument, Broadcom and Ericsson has already quit from this market. But LG seems to want to move into this business. About one years ago, LG has announced that it will launch one octa core chipset, but after that, there is little further news about it.
Today, in the new LG smart phone, F490L Liger, we have found some information about this octa core processor. This smart phone adopts one octa core processor named NUCLUN which is developed by LG. It is based on ARM big.LITTLE framework. It contains two quad core processor, one is 1.5GHz, and one is 1.2GHz. But we did not know they are based on Cortex A53, A57 or other cores.
One years ago, when LG announced its schedule to develop one octa core processor, the information told it will contains four Cortex A15 and four Cortex A7. But they are already out of date now. Now, in market, there are a lot of 64 bit processor with Cortex A53 or A57.
What we know is the GPU part. It adopts the quad core PowerVR G6430 GPU. This GPU is also adopted by the Apple A7 processor. The Apple A8 processor adopts the GX6450 GPU, and A8X processor adopts the GX6650 GPU.
Before more information available about this NUCLUN processor, we can not draw conclusion about its performance.
Recently, ASUS associated with AT&T, launched one smart phone in US. Its name is ASUS Fonepad Z mini. This smart phone is one 4.5 inch unit. Different with other FonePad units, this unit is only for US market. Unit comes with Intel Atom processor and Intel XMM 7160 LTE Modem. If connected with pedestal, this unit can be one 7 inch 4G LTE tablet pc. From 24th Oct, it will be available for sale in AT&T stores, and from Nov, it will be available in all retailing store in US.
Till now, ASUS did not tell any information about this Fonepad X Mini. But for sure, its price will be quite good. Considering it is a 2 in 1 smart phone, it will be quite welcome in US.
Of course, this unit will not be available in other countries. For more news about this smart phone, you can follow up our further report about it in following days.
Now, in market, there are a lot of 7 inch or 8 inch tablet pc with Windows OS, but that is only for entertainment, for office purpose, the screen size is too small, people are still prefer 10 inch or above. This morning, there is one new Ployer tablet pc available in market. That is the Ployer Momo10W. It is one tablet with Windows OS, and screen size is 10.1 inch. Its price is also quite cheap, only 125 euros.
This Momo10W adopts one 10.1 inch IPS screen, resolution is 1280*800 pixels. CPU is the Intel Z3735F quad core processor. RAM is 2GB, flash memory is 32GB. It runs the Windows 8.1 OS. Front camera is 2M pixels and rear camera is 5M pixels. Battery capacity is 8200Mah.
Though, this unit is already shown in the market, but all the resellers don't have stock. So it should not be available now. As news from Ontablets, it will be available next month, so please follow up our further report about it.
Latest research shows that in US, iPhone and iPad users are younger than Android users.
Research tells, in 18-34 year old men, iPhone users take about 43%, and smart phone android users take about 39%. Tablet is also quite similar. In 18-34 year old men, iPad users take about 38%, and tablet android users take about 34%.
Most people using iPad or tablet android is 55 years old or above. Compared with iPad, more old men use tablet android. 45 year old or above has taken over half of android users. Totally, speaking, iPad users are still younger than tablet android users.
As young people can accept new stuff easily than old men, they would like to pay for good stuff. One report from Ontablets shows Apple is more welcome in US market, over 70% of youth said they would choose iPhone again if they want to change their smart phones.
Of course, this is not only happened in US, in some European countries and China, the situation is the same.
As news from ontablets.es, Microsoft is scheduled to launch a smart wearing device. It is one smart watch which can monitor users' heart beating, and it can run in different OS.
This battery life of this smart watch will be over 2 days. It is already more than the Samsung Gear Watch and Moto 360. The battery life of latter two is only one day. As we know, Christmas is coming. So this new smart watch is quite possible to be launched during the season. In fact, Apple would like to launch its smart watch before the Christmas, but it has to be delayed to next year.
This smart watch can be matched with iPhone, Android device or Windows Phone. Till now, we still don't know its name and price.
Different with other smart watch in the market, this unit can last working for over 2 days. That is a big advantage to others. When users buy a smart phone, the battery life is one problem people concern a lot. Though, the Apple did not tell its battery life of iWatch, but as others said, it will be also just like Gear Watch and Moto 360, only 1 day.
Moto 360 is the most welcome smart watch in the market. It also comes with heart beating monitor function, but its battery life is only 1 day.
So maybe this new smart watch will be the beginning of smart watch with long battery life.
Recently, Samsung launched its new generation octa core processor, Exynos 7 Octa. Compared with the last generation Exynos 5 Octa, the performance is enhanced by 57%
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa adopts four Cortex A53 and four Cortex A57 and big.LITTLE framework. Its process technology is 20nm HKMG. It can support 2560*1440 and 2560*1600 pixels resolution. Furthermore, it can decode H.265 and UHD video playback. Regarding the GPU, it adopts the Mali-T 760. It makes its performance 74% higher than the last generation.
All the octa core can run in same time, and as it adopts the MIC compress technology, the power consumption is also very low.
It can support dual cameras, front one can be 5M pixels at max, and rear one can be 16M pixels. Except, both camera can make record at same time.
Usually, Samsung will adopts the latest processor on its own unit, so this Exynos 7 Octa will mostly like to available in Galaxy S6 which will be available next year.
News from Ontablets, HP has launched a cheap tablet in India, model number is HP 7 VoiceTab. The price is only 178 US dollars.
Compared with other HP tablets, this VoiceTab is quite cheap. This HP 7 VoiceTab comes with one 6.95 inch IPS screen, resolution is 1024*600 pixels. So its definition is not high. CPU is the MTK8382 processor, frequency is 1.3GHz. GPU is the Mali 400. The operation system is Android 4.4. There is 1GB RAM and 8GB flash memory. There are dual cameras built in. Front camera is 0.3M pixels and rear camera is 5M pixels. Battery capacity is 3000Mah.
Till now, it is not available for sale in India, so we can not know how good it works, but from the above information, this unit is not bad. For some people have lower demand, it is still quite a good unit. But the price is still a bit high.
Sony has already sold its Vaio PC department already. But in market, Vaio is still well known and welcome in market. Recently, in the Adobe Max 2014 conference, we have seen on Vaio tablet pc, good as Surface Pro 3.
Though, there is a lot of negative news about Surface Pro 3 after it is available, but till now, it is still the most welcome unit in market. Its performance is high. This Vaio is just similar Surface Pro 3. This unit owns one 12.3 inch screen. Resolution is 2560*1704 pixels. It covers 95% of Adobe RGB color area. It owns one quad core processor from Intel. But we don't know which model it is.
Just like Surface Pro 3, this Vaio tablet can connect with a keyboard and work as a laptop PC, of course, you can remove the keyboard to work as a tablet.
Regarding hosts on body, there is two USB3.0 ports, HDMI, Mini Display port, SDXC card reader, earphone jack and ADSL connector.
Though, this unit is very good, but it is quite impossible to be launched recently. And more important, it may be only available for sale in japan at beginning. As estimation, its price is about 1900 US dollars.
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