First, Samsung has released detail of Galaxy Nexus Prime, and it is said that this phone will be out at their October 11th Unpacked even, along with the Google Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich), but Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product. “We agree that it is just not the right time to announce a new product” they had said. The new date and venue will be shortly announced.
We are all waiting for the next Android OS, but taking a view of the Android product, we found too much devices. For one thing, Samsung has just released two Android products; this Nexus Prime is just the new one to carve up the markets. And another factor is the iPhone 5. We all know many customers await Apple’s iPhone 5 recently, so it’s hard to say Galaxy Nexus will sell well.
We hope this new Android OS will be present soon, just like the long-anticipated iPhones.
Some time ago, we the Chinese IDH, Giayee, has released their 7 inch Android tablet with rk2918 chip. After testing, they bring a new level of portability to their growing Android lineup. Along with 4GB flash memory, the tablets run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and feature a 1024×768 HD display, a A8(rk2918) 1.2GHz chipset and a 0.3- megapixel front camera for video chat. Also this tablet has the own amazing Custom UI design.
This 7-inch tablet looks like an enlarged iPhone, including the Micro USB, Micro HDMI, Double Loudspeaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack and a Micro SD card slots. Beside these, the android tablet has the same feature with 8-inch Android tablets: 512MB DDR3, 4GB NAND Flash, Capacitive multi-touch, WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth V2.0, 1080P HD media play and support G-sensor and 3D games. Even though, this doesn’t have quite the same with their 8-inch tablets, we hope to see their Android offerings.
In consideration of the price, the chipset rk2918 and universal main features will ensure its low price. How about will you pay for it, just before the China National Day.
Today, Android Tablets could be seen everywhere, it says tablet time has begun. Now, in the tablets market I will take four pop Android Tablets.
7” Acer A100 for Android 3.2 OS, 5MP back camera
Acer A100 is the first tablet which runs Android 3.2 OS; this new 7 inch Android Tablet has the NVIDIA Tegra2 process, 1GB RAM and 16GB memory. The Android 3.2 OS is Google Honeycomb’s latest version which total compatible with apps on Android 2.x OS. Beside the back 500MP camera, A100’s front 2MP camera is for video chat and Rich gaming experience with G-sensor, multi-touch and 3D Games supported.
DELL Streak 10 Pro(16GB) for Android Honeycomb 3.1, NVIDIA Tegra2
This tablet runs the NVIDIA Tegra2 process, support Multitasking Capabilities and support web page view faster. Also this tablet has the 10.1 inch display and high-definition images.
ASUS EeePad TF101 for Android 3.0 OS and dual NVIDIA Tegra2 core CPU
EeePad TF101 carries Android 3.0 OS, 10.1 inch display, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 16GB Memory, WIFI and Ten Touch Screen. The feature of this tablet is its keyboard bedplate; it looks like a mini notebook. And this tablet has 1.2MP front and 5MP back camera.
Giayee M801(GM2908) for Android 2.3 OS and rockchip rk2918 chip
This tablet is different from the other tablet, the above may be high price, but this provides you another choice.
Covering the mian feature with a 1.2GHz Rockchip 2918, 512M DDR2 RAM and 4GB NAND Flash memory, the Android 2.3, the 2G/3G module Built-in for Call&SMS(optional).Coming with the 3D Vivante GC800 chip, The new GM2907B (model) could reach the full HD (1080p) VP8 video and run games fluently. Also it has 8-inch Capacitance Multi-touch Touch Screen, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS and a beefy 4800mAh battery.We could see that the Android tablets with Call&SMS may be popular than Android phone.
In China, the Android tablet with RK2918 solution has great influence, most tablets under $180 choose RK2918 (1.2GHz). However, along with the increasing number of rk2918 tablets, it is the inevitable trend that the nation rk2918 Android tablet will cut down its low price. The standard configuration products with rk2918 chip, 512MB RAM and Five-point touch all have price cuts. What’s more, the representative of newest Android product, Cube U15GT Android tablet, only sells for around $100. Its normal performance configuration is common, but the market price is real attractive. This Android tablet runs RK2918 process, GC800 graphic processing, 512MB RAM and equips with five-point capacitive screen at 5 inch 800×480(16:9). And U15GT has built-in WiFi module, supports External 3G network card, G-sensor, supports 1080P HD video and USB 2.0.
Simple design, with black and white appearance, Cube U15GT’s shape shows ladder type. And, beside the low price, RK2918 tablets also have fluent user interface which Rockchip has released its RK2918 special UI SDK2.0.
After the Android Tablet SOC Solution of AMLogic AML8726-M and Rockchip RK2918, in recent, nation’s Android market appears the newest tablet chip (A10). Unlike ARM A10 chip, this Allwinner A10 is just under the architecture of ARM Cortex-A8. Based on the previous chip, A10 has added many their own technology, such as many core, DVFS, etc. The new Mail-400 MP (GPU) could extend to Gainestown and boot performance obviously. What’s the new feature is that it supports 2160P Video Decoder, 1.5GHz, adopts Google Android 2.3, supports 3D games, supports DDR3, Smart PMU and CPU+GPU+VPU+DPU+VE(Many Core). As for the 2160P, it says the resolution of 3840×2160 which is four times than 1080P. It is enough for videos of 1080P and 720P.
Several days ago, Rockchip has announced releasing RK2918 special UI SDK2.0, today, the SDK2.0 has showed up. As one Android device vendors, Rockchip have received some market. And along with SDK2.0, many inland tablets will update their Android tablets to elevate value. First, this UI has improved the GPU’s performance observably and support more 3D Games. The span-new interfaces adopt Android 3.0 Framework design, cutting down boot time for 10-20s, new Unlock interface with 360° Slide gently and close design of main interface. The new SDK2.0’s main interface show the shortcut menu with Voice Search on the top left, menu bar on the upper right and various kinds of Popular application. Also the SDK2.0 enhances the ability of loading the online web and flash, and operates more fluently. So far, Cube U9GT and N10 have decide to update their primary UI.
News from the oversea say Toshiba bring the slimmest tablet AT200, the 10.1-inch Android tablet previewed at Berlin’s IFA exhibition. Measuring a mere 7.7mm in depth, Toshiba has beaten both Apple, whose iPad measures 8.8mm, and Samsung’s latest 7-inch tablet, the Galaxy 7.7 which is 7.87mm fat. Unlike ipad and most other tablets, Toshiba’s AT200 eschews the accepted gloss black styling and instead offers the increasingly popular brushed aluminum look. But the AT200 appears to be most serious tablet’s effort at the genre yet. Its LCD Touch Screen is 10.1-inch with 1280×800 pixel resolution and hosts Android Honeycomb. Like Giayee’s M801, the AT200 design with back and front cameras, while 5MP and 2MP respectively. What’s more, the AT200 goes OMAP 4430(1.2GHz) from Texas Instruments, 1GB RAM and 64GB memory. It is said that the AT200 manages 8 hours on single charge. And, just from the device, the AT200 have a mini HDMI output, a mini USB slot and a microSD card slot. Compare with AT200, Galaxy Tablet seem to be a little thick, and no the same as iPad, it is just a new sight of Android tablets. Toshiba has not announced the date; we will see the AT200 on the market before Google announce the new Android version.