The first Kurio 7 tablet computer was exhibited for hands-on demo way back to February 2012. This sophisticated ultra-thin computer is small in shape with superb curb appeal. At the Toy Fair 2012, this concept tablet was shown by experts. Right now, modifications are still on to make it more presentable to both adults and children.
The initial price of this hand held tablet digital note pad is something around $233. This sophisticated computer will have Android 4.0 Ice Cream OS. The 7 inch touch-screen display unit will have 800×480 color pixels. The exterior compartment of the tablet will be insulated with rubber to lighten up the device. It will be fitted to juvenile community. Kids can play with these tablet computers comfortably.
Kurio 7 edition is more flexible and meant for a stylist person. It brings color of joy to a bevy of cute high profile ladies. Its exterior design is magnificent. The majestic aesthete of this glossy tablet is so charming that your heart must swing and bounce in joy. To be frank, this tablet is more protective and less expensive. Children can be prevented from watching bad elements by keeping the device on child locking mode. The operating system of the computer is excellent. The hi-tech Wi-Fi system is so an excellent feature. The 4 GB data storage capacity is conducive to the proper maintenance of digital files in a systematic way. You can sift it from one spot to another. A 0.3 cam at the rear side of the tablet is efficient to capture the beautiful images. The colorful snapshots shot by this small camera are extremely marvelous. The life expectancy of the ion batteries of the device is good. On a single recharge, the tablet will run for a span of 6 hours at a stretch. You can operate the computer at your own convenience. The structural elegance of the Kurio 7 tablet is eye-catching. Its portable shape is an advantage for kids to deal with this device.
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Google launched its first tablet PC, the Nexus 7 at their ongoing I/O conference. A lot has been rumored about the price of this smart device and after much speculation it would stand at approximate $199 in the US.
The launch of this tablet had been announced back in 2011 by Eric Schmidt of Google. The Nexus 7 will have a 7 inch display screen with the latest IPS technology. Resolution will be 1280×800 pixels which is decent for a tablet in this price range. Next comes the 1.3 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 processor along with 1GB of Ram. This is enough to make this tablet stand apart from the others in the market.
Asus will be the manufacturing partner of Nexus 7 and this tablet will be heading for a competition with the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle Fire. The model will be available in 8GB and 16GB variants and the latter will cost you around $249.
Another interesting feature is that the Nexus 7 will be an Android 4.1 Jellybean operated device, the first of its kind to run on this platform. United States, Australian, Canadian and U.K. citizens can order their tablets from the Google Play Store. India however has to wait a little for this amazingly cheap android tablet.
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The Blackberry Company is scheduled to announce their much hyped Blackberry 10 Operating System by mid of August this year.
The Blackberry 10 O.S features are yet to be revealed by the company but before their official launch, rumors have spread that already two handset series are being made with this O.S at its core.
The Blackberry-L series will be one of them and will be a touch screen smart phone while the Blackberry-N will be a QWERTY phone. The company is tightlipped about the feature details of the two series but here is a sneak peek at their newest offering.
The L series would be having a resolution of 768 x 1200 pixels. That means amazingly clear pictures and videos. The screen width is going to be approximately 55mm. It is expected that this phone will have a superior retina display when compared to the iPhone 4 and iPhone4S.
The N series was actually going to be launched as Blackberry Nevada. This phone might be using the OLED technology but the later versions will have LCD displays. The screen resolution is not as impressive as the L-series; it is just 720×720 pixels but PPI remains at 330 and screen width is expected to be around 52 mm.
The N series will be developed further and is expected to reach the market by the spring of 2013. Meanwhile, the L-series is scheduled to be released internationally by the mid of September this year. The company is banking on these models to compete against the other smart phones in the market.
The company hasn’t let out a word about the pricing either. It is hoped that these two series can bring back the Blackberry craze and the newly developed O.S can impress the gadget freaks performance craving customers.
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The ACi brand from UK will be launching their new range of economically priced laptops in India by the end of June this year. The laptops will be marketed in India under the Allied Computers International Ltd. The laptops will be priced as low as INR 4999 exclusive of taxes.
Mr Hirji Patel, who is the Managing Director of Allied Computers, has declared that this revolutionary laptop will soon be available in the showrooms across India. He added that the device supports all Windows features and is a fully loaded machine.
The Aci brand has been a much favored brand in UK when it comes to reasonably priced laptops. The company was established in May 2002 and has been catering to the needs of the UK customers since then. They have come up with some really innovative designs and plan to venture into the Indian market with the soon to be launched 10 inch screen economy laptop. Other models include the Intel i3 processor laptop that is priced at INR 19,900 and another higher economy model at INR 9,999.
Depending on the success of the economy range laptops, the company will decide on marketing its gaming laptop in India for INR 49,999. The laptop runs on an Intel i7 processor and is equipped with 32 GB of RAM for the ultimate gaming experience. No company has offered 32 GB of RAM in India up till now so it is expected that the performance hungry gamers will definitely be interested in this model.
Coming back to the economy model, Mr. Patel added that the company will be maintaining a very thin profit margin and won’t be compromising on the quality of the laptop due to its price. The machines will be imported from China and will be rechecked before selling them in India.
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It was earlier in this month that Nokia had accidentally revealed an image of a white version of the Nokia Lumia 900. The picture was included mistakenly with the official announcement of the Finnish manufacturer while introducing the white Nokia Lumia 800. But the camera which was front facing on the handset was one of the clues which raised fingers to the mistake by Nokia. As pointed out, lack of AT and T logo in the device indicated that the handset will be available in more places than only in the States.
Nokia has made an announcement that a white version of the Nokia Lumia 900 would appear all over the globe. It is equipped with a 4.3 inch WVGA AMOLED clear black display with low pixel density of 217 ppi. Beneath it is a single core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with RAM of 512 MB. On the back is an AF camera of 8MP with f/2.2 and a LED flash. Video in it is captured at 720p and a battery of 1830mAh keeps the phone running while the 1.3 front facing camera takes self portrait. The model is also available in cyan and black apart from white.
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Here’s something new for mobile freaks: the all new waterproof has been launched by Haier. This phone has been named Zing and it is run by the Aliyun OS of Alibaba. The electronic-gadgets tycoon from China is more renowned for bringing out home appliances but are now all set to rock the cellular phone market with this new product.
The CPU that comes with this phone is a good 1GHz, so processing is expected to be efficient and smooth. The WVGA display is 4 inches in length and the screen resolution is 800×480 megapixels in all probability. The 5-mp rear camera should enable good quality snaps. The VGA camera up front is mainly meant to be used for self-clicks and video chats. The cloud based OS used on this phone is new in the software market. It is also free and was initially brought forward mainly for the benefit of small scale producers. Android apps can be downloaded and used on this OS and this definitely is a bonus. Internet usage on this OS should be a great experience.
Apart from being water proof, the phone has also been made shock and dust –proof. So it is really customised for all conditions: environmental or accidental. The multiple protective shields are more than enough to take it through the rough waters.
Unfortunately, the storage capacity or data transfer specifications have not yet been made known. Queries related to connectivity options or physical specifications have also not been addressed.
What is known for certain is that this phone is going to be pretty affordable at Rs. 8000. Zing will be in its standard black mask when it enters the Chinese market by June 15th.
The Haier authorities are hoping that this phone will create quite a stir in the market and will be successful enough to cover last year’s failure to strike the right chord in the Tablet market.
It might be prudent to mention here that the word “Zing” means powerful in Chinese.
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The newly launched Toshiba Excite 10 with its high class design and top-notch specifications is giving a tough time to its competitors. This is more because the starting price being only $449
Toshiba definitely owes some kudos for the mind-blowing and contemporary design. It exhibits the perfect design attributes that is expected from a tablet. The aluminum casing of the device provides a solid look and also the patterned design allows the owner to have an easy grip of the device.
The Toshiba Excite 10 also comes with a port for a dock connection. This is for charging the device and connectivity of data, connecting the speakers, volume control button and power button, orientation lock key, headset jack of 3.5mm, microphone, microUSB and a complete SD card slot.
At the back of the device, on the right corner at the top, installed is a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and auto-focus enabled. There is also a 2MP camera at the front for assisting video chat and self portrait. This camera is perched right on the top of the display.
The device exhibits a charming display of 10.1” WXGA IPS LCD, and the resolution of 1280 x 800. What attracts people the most is its deep and rich color. The resolution is enough for one to discover fine texts. But the moment it is taken outdoors in the sun, it becomes completely unusable and washed unless its brought back to shades once again.
However, Toshiba has recovered from its unsuitable design pattern that was exhibited in the Toshiba Thrive, which was over too monolithic and had an appearance like that of a chunky laptop. However, fingers are crossed for this model, Toshiba Excite 10 which clings to the safe manner of using a traditional design.
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Sony has gifted an ultra-light sleek Sony Xperia Arco S mobile handset on good terms. In Indian market, this smart phone will be found with an excellent warranty package. At the same time, Xperia Go handsets have also been released to facilitate teens to enjoy telephonic conversations and online gaming.
The Sony Xperia Acro S model has a number of technical specifications which include
- A 4.3-inch display screen with 720p
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
- 12 Megapixel cam
- A video recording feature with 1080p HD option
- A 720p HD front cam
This new model of Sony line-up has the water proof feature. You can use it in different climate. The sleek handset is also ergonomic. This is the latest gripe-safe mobile phone handset which has been properly tuned up. You can even watch television shows, movies and multimedia games on this mobile handset.
Though Sony has not fully revealed the technical specifications of this new futuristic model, however, it is true that to bring a speed to the data transfer via this handset, experts have decided to install a first hand dual core processor into the compartment of the handset. The latest OS supported by this handset is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition, with a 12 mega-pixel cam, you will be able to have colorful snapshots in twinkling of an eye. This fashionable mobile handset is equipped with a flat screen to display the colorful images and photos brilliantly. In the Indian market, initially this handset will be available in the third quarter of this current year. However till now, there is no specific information about the declaration of price range on this cell phone. Maybe, after the premier show, new price tags will be declared publicly to sell Sony Xperia Acro S in the regional market in India.
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Dell finalised the introduction of its first Windows 8 tablet PC in the market. The external appearance of the same resembles that of Dell Latitude ST.
According to the initial reports, this product of Dell will come with a screen of 10.1 inches and with a resolution of 1366 X 768. With optional stylus the PC will also feature touch options. From the already released online pictures, the PC can be presumed to be places safely in the large pockets of jackets.
The PC is also expected to have a commendable processing power as endowed with “Clover Trail” dual core atom processor. The RAM is supposed to be of 2GB and is thought to have a HD capacity of 128GB. The PC comes with an option either to use a 2 Cell battery of 30WHr or a 4 cell battery of 60WHr. The battery which is smaller can offer an operating time of 6-8 hrs and the larger one even more, around 10-12 hrs. This tablet PC introduced by Dell will also have an in built Wi-Fi arrangement and Bluetooth. For assisting video chats, the PC will have one 8 MP camera at the rear end and another camera of 2 MP at the front end. Stereo headphones and even speakerphones will come installed in the PC, which enhances its multimedia specifications. The tablet will also be enabled with smart features like smart card reader and fingerprint reader to add to its security arrangements. For high ended system security the PC will also have TPM and slots for locks.
This Dell Latitude tablet PC is proposed to weigh around 1.57 pounds with a thickness of 0.4 inches/10.5 mm. This PC is expected to present itself within a black frame. The price of the product is not yet specified. Dell fans might have to wait for some more time for its price and availability related information.
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HTC launched its chacha Smartphone in the market way back in 2011 in the month of August. The QWERTY keypad handset attempted to set a new trend. It is the only candy bar Smartphone of HTC. Because of its high integration with the social network, it is also named as the Facebook phone.
At the time of its launch, the price of the phone was Rs. 15,000 which was sooner made Rs. 12,500. Hence anybody desiring for an economical android Smartphone have the option of HTC ChaCha. In India, the price is Rs. 9,699 only.
The handset is heard to have given a commendable performance. Especially the Facebook and the UI button impacted heavily on the public. But however, the product did not serve to be very profitable for HTC since it failed to compete with the large and touch screen products in the market. Probably this was the reason why HTC decided to reduce the price officially.
The basic specifications of the phone can be stated as follows. The HTC ChaCha runs on the operating system of Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC Sense UI V2.1. It has an 800 MHz processor and a memory capacity of 512 MB. The touch screen displays a resolution of 480 X 320 pixels. The phone is also endowed with a 5 MP camera at the rear end and a front faced VGA camera.
Of the most highlighted features the most notable is the Facebook button. Of the widely varied multimedia attributes the music software that can play back several formats like WMV, MP3, and WAV. The highly defined video camera also helps in improved video recording. The VGA camera at the front end enables the users to video chat. Another mentionable feature of the phone is that HTC ChaCha comes with an option to extend its memory up to 32 GB.
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