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Five new DigiFlip Pro tablets goes on sale on Flipkart in India

August 27th, 2014

digiflip-pro-et701Flipkart, the Indian online retailer, has announced the launch of five new Android-based tablets in India. As part of its DigiFlip label, the retailer has launched DigiFlip Pro XT911, Pro XT901, Pro XT811, Pro XT801 and Pro ET701 tablets.

Coming to the specifications of each tablet, DigiFlip Pro XT911 runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS (With assured upgrade to Android KitKat 4.4) and is powered by 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 dual-core processor. In addition, it packs an 8.9-inch 1920x1200p IPS display, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory with an option to expand up to 32GB via microSD card, 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and 6500 mAh battery. It also comes with 3G and voice-calling support.  The tablet has been priced at INR 15,999.

DigiFlip Pro XT901 lacks the 3G connectivity and voice-calling support, however rest of the specifications are same as XT911 and it has been priced at INR 13,999.

Similarly, DigiFlip Pro XT811 runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS (With assured upgrade to Android Kitkat 4.4) and is powered by 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 dual-core processor. However, XT811 packs an 8-inch 1280x800p IPS display, 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal memory with an option to expand up to 32GB via microSD card 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and 4200 mAh battery.  The tablet comes with 3G and Wi-Fi support and has been priced at INR 10,999.

Digi Pro XT801 is a Wi-Fi only version of XT811 and retails at INR 8,999.

Now coming to the DigiFlip Pro ET701, it runs on Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS (Android Kitkat 4.4 update incoming) and is powered by 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2520 dual-core processor. ET701 also packs a 7-inch 1024x600p IPS display, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal memory with an option to expand up to 32GB via microSD card.2MP rear camera, 0.3MP front camera and 2800 mAh battery. It also supports Wi-Fi and 3G via USB dongle. The tablet has been priced at INR 5,999.

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RugGear launches Ultra Tab 7.0 RG900 tablet for S$830 in Singapore

August 27th, 2014

Ultra Tab 7.0 - RG900 RugGear, known for making rugged Android smartphones, has now launched Ultra Tab 7.0 – RG900, an Android tablet in Singapore.

Ultra Tab 7.0 RG900 is designed to even perform in any extreme environment. The tablet has an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance and an sturdy body to protect itself against drop-shock impacts.

Coming to the specifications, it runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q quad-core processor (for Europe and rest of world) or MSM8625Q (for China, Korea and Indonesia). In addition, it packs 7-inch (1,280 x 800 pixels) IPS display, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory with an option to expand up to 32GB via microSD card, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera.

The tablet also has Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, AGPS and a single 3G SIM card slot.

Ultra Tab 7.0 RG900 comes with a polycarbonate ruggedised body frame with materials that protects the corners of the device. Due to its ruggedised body, the tablet weighs more than a normal device.

It can be ordered from RugGear South East Asia Headquarters in Singapore for S$830 (inclusive of GST). Delivery is will take about two weeks after confirmation of order.

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Xiaomi reveals MIUI 6 roll-out details

August 26th, 2014

MIUI 6Xiaomi has revealed the roadmap of its MIUI 6 update distribution to the users. After the recent launch of MIUI 6, all users of Xiaomi devices wanted to know when their device is going to receive the update.

According to the company, the first one to receive the MIUI 6 will be the Mi 3 WCDMA/CDMA and Mi 4 users. In October, all these users will be upgraded to MIUI 6. Other smartphone users will receive the beta version by end of this year.

The detailed plan is given below:

Device Model Sequence MIUI 6 Dev ROM
Xiaomi Mi 1 All models Not Available Not Available
Xiaomi Mi 2 All models 4th By the end of this year
Xiaomi Mi 3 TD-CDMA 2nd Mid-Sept
  WCDMA 1st Aug 29
  CDMA 1st Aug 29
Xiaomi Mi 4 All models 1st Aug 29
Mi Pad   3rd Unknown
Redmi All models 4th By the end of this year
Redmi Note All models 4th By the end of this year

MIUI 6 highlights:

  • More power-saving modes
  • Option to load own song files or select the best music from various FM stations in the Music app.
  • New options to take photo from front or rear camera by just swiping down, swipe left to bring out the menu panel, and swipe right to bring out the real-time filter.
  • Easier photo-sharing and backup on Mi Cloud

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Acer launches Iconia One 7 along with Yes 4G in Malaysia

August 21st, 2014

Acer Iconia One 7Taiwanese manufacturer Acer has launched its new 7-inch Iconia One 7 tablet in the Malaysia. The company is collaborating with telecom operator Yes for the release of the tablet, which will be bundling the Huddle XS Wi-Fi Hotspot with it.

The tablet will come pre-installed with Yes wallpaper and Yes Life app to allow users to make free voice calls and SMS with Internet plan.

Acer has stated that the tablet will also be offered as a standalone device after the contract period between Yes and the company but did not specify the details of the contract period.

Coming to the specifications, it runs on Android 4.2 and is powered by 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor. In addition, the tablet packs 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP front shooter.

The detailed information about the tablet and mobile plans is available at Yes website.

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LG G Pad 8.0 LTE official, goes on sale in Europe

August 17th, 2014

LG G Pad 8.0 LTELG has unveiled an LTE version of its G Pad 8.0. The device goes on sale this week and will be first available in Europe, followed by Americas and CIS.

LG G Pad 8.0 LTE tablet is powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 quad-core processor and comes with a 7-inch HD IPS display (1280×720 @189ppi). It also packs 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage with option to expand it to 64GB via microSD card, 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera and non-removable 4200mAh battery.

it will be available in Black, White, Luminous Orange, and Luminous Blue colours.

As per Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, “With the G Pad 8.0 LTE, LG is setting a higher standard for connectivity in emerging 4G markets.”

“Today’s on-the-go consumers demand speed and convenience wherever they are, at any time. If a 4G LTE infrastructure is in place, we want LG products to be first to take advantage of the fast network,” he added.

The complete specifications are given below:

Display – 7-inch HD IPS, 1280×720 @189ppi

Operating System – Android 4.4 Kitkat

Processor – 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 quad-core

Memory – 1GB RAM,  16GB internal storage, microSD card slot

Cameras – 5MP rear and 1.3MP front

Connectivity – 3G/HSPA, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, Infrared

Battery – Non-removable 4200mAh

Other features –  QPair 2.0 / Touch & Shoot / Gesture Shot / Smart Keyboard / Knock Code.

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Acer Iconia A3-A20 with Android 4.4 revealed on official website

August 16th, 2014

Acer Iconia A3-A20Acer Iconia A3-A20, the successor of Acer’s earlier released Iconia A3-A10 tablet, has appeared on the official company website and online store. The device comes with a similar display as its predecessor, 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) IPS display but includes newer Android version and design.

Powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MT8127A processor, the new Acer Iconia A3-A20 tablet packs a 5MP rear camera without flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 1GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of internal storage with option to expand via microSD card, and 3450 mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, GPS, USB OTG. There is no news of it 3G variant yet.

It will be available in white colour and get a price-tag of 200 Euros. It is likely to be unveiled at the IFA 2014 next month.

The complete specifications of the device are listed below:

Display – 10.1-inch (1280 x 800 pixels) capacitive multi-touch IPS display with Gorilla Glass protection

Operating System – Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Processor – 1.3 GHz quad-core Mediatek MT8127A

Camera –  5MP rear camera and 2MP front-facing camera

Weight – 540 g

Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, GPS, USB OTG

Memory – 1GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD

Battery – 3450 mAh battery

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Acer Iconia Tab 7 launched in Malaysia at a price of RM499

August 14th, 2014

Acer Iconia Tab 7Acer Malaysia has launched its new 7-inch Iconia Tab 7 in the country. The tablet comes with with the facility of making calls and sending SMS. It has been priced at an affordable RM499.

Coming to the specifications, the Iconia Tab 7 runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android 4.4 later) and comes with a 1024×600p display that boasts 140 degrees wide viewing angles. The tablet is powered by an unspecified Quad-Core processor and packs 1GB of RAM, 16GB with internal storage and support for microSD card.Acer Iconia Tab 7In addition, the tablet has a 2MP rear camera and a front facing camera that supports HD resolution. It has got a 8.9mm side profile and weighs just 305g. In terms of connectivity, it supports 3G with download speeds upto 21Mbps.

The device is available in the country through StoreKini and they are also providing free 2,300mAh Power Bank, screen protector and flip cover with the purchase of Acer Iconia Tab 7 . You can also purchase the device at selected Tesco outlets and they are offering free casing, screen protector and RM30 Tune Talk credit while stocks last.

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