Other ICS Android tablet has just entered the market through a small company in UK . The new gadget is called Gotab GTi8 and has been launched by Ergo Electronics Company.
The Gotab GTi8 comes with beautiful slim design, brings a capacitive touch screen 8 inches with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and multi-touch capability for 5 points, and support for stylus input, but not included.
Executed in the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, the Gotab GTi8 is powered by an ARM processor at 1.2GHz A10 Boxchip combined with Mali 400 graphics, 1GB of DDR3 RAM, and 8GB of internal memory which can be expandable card slot MicroSD up to 32 GB. There 5GB of free storage in the cloud Box.com .
This equipment provides a front and a rear camera of 2 megapixels, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, orientation sensor, Mini HDMI 1.4 and microUSB 2.0 port. The 3600 mAh battery allows 20 hours of music playback or 5 hours of web browsing.
The GTi8 Gotab Android 4.0 has a price equivalent to about 153 euros.
The main rival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is definitely the iPad 3, a device that dominates the length and breadth of the tablet market. But the new terminal of the Korean manufacturer has some formidable opponents even in the same world of Android.
One of these is the Nexus 7, a device with different dimensions and technical characteristics, but costing much less. It has the potential to become the best selling Android tablet of all time.
Both animated by a quad-core processor (Samsung Exynos for GALAXY Note 10.1 and NVIDIA Tegra 3 for the Nexus 7), the two tablets differ in display (10.1 inches for the GALAXY Note, 7 inches for the Nexus 7), amount of RAM (2GB for GALAXY Note, 1GB for the Nexus 7) and version of Android (Ice Cream Sandwich for the Galaxy Note, Jelly Bean for the Nexus 7). The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 also boasts the user interface developed by the Korean manufacturer and the method of S Pen interaction.
Two devices, therefore, is dedicated to different types of users, but both able to guarantee performance of the foreground.
Already available in some Asian markets since the beginning of August, the Sony Xperia Acro S begins to approach the European continent.
The new smartphone of the Japanese manufacturer, in fact, is getting ready to debut in Europe and makes a first appearance in Russia, where it is already available in both white and black at an online retailer at a price of 23,990 rubles (equivalent to 600 euros ).
Based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Sony Xperia Acro S is characterized by a body resistant to dust and water, a 4.3-inch display with HD resolution, a 1.5 GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in memory and a camera with 12 megapixels.
We are waiting for official news from the Japanese manufacturer regarding date availability and price of the Sony Xperia Acro S in Italy, which will probably be announced in the IFA 2012 in Berlin, which will kick off in a few days.
Ergo Electronics has developed the GoNote, a new hybrid netbook is designed for educational purposes or for students. This Android-based netbook will be available in the UK in September at a price of around 188 euros each.
Besides being executed in the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, the Ergo GoNote has a resistive touch screen of 10 inches with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and support 2 point multitouch. Its heart is an ARM Cortex-A8 single core Rockchip RK2918 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory expandable via MicroSD cards.
In terms of connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Ethernet LAN, four USB 2.0 ports, Mini HDMI, microphone and headphone jacks.
It has a 0.3 megapixel camera, a copy of Kingsoft Office (compatible with Microsoft Office documents), and of course, full access to the Google Play store.
Its battery allows up to 6 hours of surfing the internet with Wi-Fi connectivity.
Archos has introduced its new line of tablets GEN10 XS . The line consists of three thin Android tablets, all running on a version of Android 4.0. The GEN10 SX line devices will look a book factor integrating a keyboard that also serves as a deck, dock, and walk to the tablet.
The new line includes models Archos 101 XS, 97 XS and 80 XS . The XS 101 will sport a 10.1-inch screen, 97 XS will have a 9.7 inch screen, and 80 XS integrate an 8-inch screen. All three tablets will have a multi-core processor at 1.5GHz and 1GB of RAM.
The 101 XS come with an OMAP 4470 CPU with PowerVR SGX544 GPU. Its 10.1-inch screen offers a resolution of 1280 × 800, and will have 16 GB of internal memory. It has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, and memory will be expandable to 64 GB with microSD card. Connection options will also sport USB and Micro HDMI Mini.
A key feature of the new line will be the new keyboard attached to Archos. The protective cover of 1 cm thick secured with magnets ensures proper alignment when connected. The Coverboard also integrates a magnetic base that provides position angles for the team.
Archos also announced a line of accessories designed for the XS series GEN10. These include a speaker dock, a docking station with USB and audio ports, and a number of bags in a variety of colors.
The GEN10 XS series will be sold with a full version of OfficeSuite Pro 6, priced at 12 euros, inclusive. The Archos 101 XS would be launched in mid-September at a price of about 320 euros . Models 80 and 97 XS XS will be launched in late 2012.
LG has announced that its Android smartphone, the Optimus Vu, is available only in South Korea and Japan. It will be released worldwide from next September.
Unlike the Vu introduced in Korea and Japan, the international version will have a quad-core processor Nvidia Tegra 3. For other functions, there is no change: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 5-inch IPS display with resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, 8-megapixel rear camera with 1080p video recording , 1.3 MP front camera, 1GB RAM, and 32GB internal memory.
As mentioned above, the Optimus Vu LTE will also be available in the U.S. market , which should be launched by Verizon. This can not come with an Nvidia processor (as for now, Tegra does not support LTE), so users probably will use the same dual-core Qualcomm processor 1.5 GHz that is being deployed in the Korean version.