Posts Tagged: tablets

Xiaomi MiPad is a pretty package for just $240 - REVIEW

Xiaomi MiPad is a pretty package for just $240 (REVIEW)

The MiPad is Xiaomi's first ever tablet. Here's our review of this new Android-based MiPad before it hits markets outside of China.

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 2:57 pm
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Maker of low-cost Aakash tablets for Indian schools raises $28 million in IPO

DataWind, contracted by the Indian government to produce very low-cost tablets for school students, has raised US$28 million through an IPO ...

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:50 pm
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Xiaomi’s upoming tablet, the MiPad, will go on sale in beta for the price of… 16 cents

Earlier this month popular Chinese phone maker Xiaomi announced it would venture into tablets with the upcoming launch of the Mi Pad, a 7.9-...

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 5:02 pm
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India's top tablet brands

4.14 million new tablets shipped in India last year, iPad is third most popular

Gadget manufacturers shipped 4.14 million tablets in India in 2013, according to new data from IDC today. While the number sounds small for ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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Desperate to break the Indian market, Apple offers buyback scheme for iPad Mini

Apple announced today it will buy back old iPads and Macbooks in India for Rs 5,000 (US$81) or more when customers purchase a new iPad Mini....

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 5:11 pm
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Leaked photo of Xiaomi tablet

Leaked photo of a 7-inch Xiaomi tablet surfaces on Sina Weibo

When we interviewed Xiaomi founder Lei Jun in October 2012, he stated clearly that the startup phone-maker was not working on an Android tab...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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UK’s DataWind brings new models of India’s cheapest phablet

After launching the world’s cheapest tablet computer Akash1 for just $35 in late 2011, the UK-based Datawind Ltd has now come up w...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Apple iPad vs Samsung tablets in China, 2013

Despite rising sales, Apple’s iPad sees China market share shrink to 28%

New statistics from a Hong Kong-based analyst with researcher IDC, provided to Bloomberg, reveal that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is losing its grip...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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MS Surface Pro launches Asia

Microsoft Surface Pro Launches in Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia This Week

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablets – the ones that rock the full version of Windows 8 – are now rolling out across much of Southe...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Why is Xiaomi slow at Android updates? (Updated chart)

Despite scooping up Hugo Barra, Google’s former Android VP, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is still slower than some rivals at Android updates...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
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Apple, Samsung face growing competition in Philippines as consumers prefer budget-friendly tablets

Tablet shipments in the Philippines grew 110 percent year-on-year, according to a recent report for Q1 2014 by research firm IDC.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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Xiaomi looks to steal thunder from OnePlus with launch of mysterious new gadget on same day, April 23

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today gave fans a sneak peek at an upcoming new device. But what is it?

  • April 17, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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Indie developer sets out to prove that hardcore games can make it on mobile

Mobile games rarely appeal to those of us who grew up wasting hours upon hours of our early lives on console and PC games. A traditional har...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 9:50 am
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Of the top tablet brands, only Lenovo and Samsung increased market share: IDC

IDC’s latest Q4 2013 report of global tablet shipments showed only Lenovo (HKG:0992) and Samsung (KRX:005935) increased their market...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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China's vanished and unacivated Android tablets

What happened to China’s millions of ‘vanished’ Android tablets?

Ben Evans, a technology analyst and consultant, points out that there are about 15 million unactivated Android tablets in the world right no...

  • October 26, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get some Asia launch dates

Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get launch dates in Australia, Hong Kong, and China

While most of Asia was sleeping, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled its next generation of Windows 8 tablets, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2....

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:42 am
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Samsung tablet sales in India

IDC: Samsung Leads Tablet Market in India Despite Deluge of “Fly-By-Night” Chinese Imports

Research firm IDC has done some more number crunching and come up with some interesting statistics for tablet shipments in India last year. ...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 10:10 pm
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Laptop and Tablet Markets Surge in Southeast Asia, Says GFK

According to GFK Asia, the markets for laptops and tablets in Southeast Asian regions is seeing a surge in demand and growth. Its figures fo...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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