A 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, and 1,024×768 7-inch screen all front Android 4.0.4. Nothing spectacular, but also not terrible. Purchased by a tourist who only wishes to be known as “Michael”, this severely hamstrung Android tablet seems to be running pretty smoothly, as you can see in the video below.
Lenovo has launched three new budget friendly tablets, the A1000 and A3000 being 7-inch tablets, with the quad-core S6000 offering 10-inches of screen space.
In the face of stiff tablet competition from the likes of Acer and Samsung, ASUS isn’t resting on its laurels. Reportedly, the Taiwanese firm intends to unveil a successor to its 7-inch budget device Memo Pad at Computex this year.
If you’re on a tight budget and you want an Android tablet with decent specs, Hisense’s two new offerings, set to be available at Walmart starting today, might be just your cup of tea.
Archos already sells plenty of cheap tablets, but the 8-inch Xenon with 3G network support will keep you connected without draining your wallet. The tablet is now available for pre-order in Europe.
Arnova, which operates as subsidiary brand of Archos, has listed the new 9.7 inch Arnova 97 G4 tablet on its official website, which will be aimed at the budget end of the market.
Buying Android smartphones from China can be advantageous in terms of pricing, however the whole process is not as simple as just walking into your local cellphone shop. Here is a set of tips and tricks that can reduce the chances of disappointment and frustration.
ABI Research suggests that Samsung is best placed to close the gap on Apple this year, which would further increase Android’s share of the tablet market.
Asus is already doing very well in the budget-friendly 7-inch tablet market, courtesy of the massive Nexus 7 box-office hit. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t enough of the pie left for another of the company’s slates.
The advantage that Chinese wholesalers offer is that the big corporate expenses, the huge advertising budgets and the need to make 33% profit on each phone doesn’t exist. The result is access to Android smartphones much nearer to their production costs.