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Whether we like it or not, the wait for a true “iPad killer” has extended much longer than expected and is not set to end very soon. Samsung and Asus have come up with more than decent 10-inch tablets the past year or so, while Amazon and Google have released some really competitive 7-inchers. However, to be completely honest, there still isn’t one Android flagship that can truly go head to head with Apple’s iPad(s) in terms of hardware performance and software reliability. But what if that “iPad killer” was to come from someone else than today’s top Android makers?…

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Modern tablets offer genuine visual delight. The crisp images, vivid colors, and luscious contrasts make us forget that we are staring at a screen, opening up a universe of images and motion that we can control with a simple swipe. All this eye-candy is made possible by complex technologies that most of us barely understand. Luckily, we don’t need to understand them – we can just enjoy our high resolution tablets without worrying about OLEDs, sub-pixels, or in-plane switching. High and ultra-high resolution tablets are all the rage this year. On March 7 Apple announced the next generation of the…

Best-7-inch-Android-tablets

Getting tired of the smallish screen on your Android smartphone? Have a fear of commitment for something too big and unwieldy like a 10-inch tablet? Getting a 7-inch Android is without doubt the next best thing. In fact, 7-inch seems to be the sweet spot between portability and screen size. The list below contains what we believe to be an elite group of 7-inch Android tablets that are worthy of some superlatives in front of their names. In no particular order, check out these fine 7-inchers below. UPDATE: Find out the best Android tablet in our latest best Android tablets…

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Huawei Technologies, maker of quality and affordable smartphones, has just raised the bar a notch higher by announcing two new Android devices. The Huawei Vision and the Huawei MediaPad are Huawei’s latest Android ammo in its arsenal, presumably to make Huawei compete better in the Android gadgets arena. The Vision and the MediaPad are positioned to first set foot on U.K. soil before other countries. The U.S. market will have to wait a bit longer for these two gadgets’ arrival. The Vision would already be available in the U.K. this Christmas while the MediaPad will be available early 2012. The…

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The Huawei MediaPad has made its mandatory visits at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) lately and  has been given FCC approval, which hints that the Android tablet is nearing its launching. The FCC, being an independent agency of the U.S. government in charge of approving communication devices before they are released to the market, has apparently checked the Huawei MediaPad inside-out, making sure that it follows standards. After getting the needed approval from the regulatory commission, the Huawei MediaPad will apparently be heading straight to T-Mobile, although the launch date is still unknown at the moment. The MediaPad will soon…

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Two Android devices–a 7-inch tablet and a 4.5-inch smartphone– have been sighted lately, both of which are reportedly heading for the U.S. market. “In the wild” photos of the T-Mobile variant of the Huawei MediaPad have been leaked by an unnamed source to TmoNews. The tablet is reportedly 4G-capable and comes with a 4,100-mAh battery pack. The photos show T-Mobile apps and widgets, which suggest confirmation of where the tablet is heading to. TmoNews believes that the T-Mobile variant of the Huawei MediaPad will be unveiled at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego, California, this coming October…

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The Huawei MediaPad is expected to reach store shelves in Germany in early November with a price of EUR399 (US$561), according to Netbooknews.com. The Huawei MediaPad is a 7-inch tablet first debuted in Singapore several months ago.  Huawei showcased the Huawei MediaPad at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin this month. It is one of the first tablets to get the most recent (and reportedly the last) update for the tablet-specific version of Android–Android 3.2 Honeycomb. One of the attractive things about the Huawei MediaPad is that it is pure Honeycomb, not like other Honeycomb tablets littered with manufacturer-customized…