Samsung has a diverse portfolio of Android tablets at various screen sizes - hitting at the 7, 8.9, and 10.1-inch marks - and the company is rumored to add an 8-inch Android tablet to the mix. What appears to be the first photos of the device have appears online.
Sony today announced a new Xperia Tablet Z that follows some of the trends of its previous Xperia tablets, but upgrades the device with some new features that are more competitive with tablets set to be released this year.
Samsung has confirmed that it is now updating three of its Android tablets, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and both Wi-Fi models of the Galaxy Tab 2, to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware. The update also adds several enhancements to its S Pen stylus and Premium Suite software features.
The rise of 7-inch tablets has continued following the success of low cost devices like the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7, and Acer today announced plans to keep deal-hunting buyers happy with an Android tablet for only $149.
British operator EE today announced that it has begun selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE, the first LTE-capable Android tablet to be released in the United Kingdom.
Amazon is known to dangle discounts in front of its shoppers to encourage purchases, and today's Gold Box Deal is one of the best the company it has offered in a while. Today only, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is available for $50 less than its normal cost. The 16GB model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is available for a limited time at $249.99, and the 32GB model costs $319. Buyers can enter "FIREHD89" at checkout to get the discount. The offer ends today and applies only to purchases shipped to customers in the United States.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will arrive soon for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The upgrade will come Premium Suite, a number of Samsung-specific software changes that will add new features to the device.
Samsung and Verizon have announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has joined the ranks of Android tablets that can connect to Verizon's 4G LTE network.
Samsung will start a "Black Friday" promotion that will drop the price of three of its Android-powered Galaxy tablets, and offer discounts for accessories when purchasing a Galaxy S III or Galaxy Note II.
AT&T has announced that it will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 beginning Friday November 9. The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, which has been available as a Wi-Fi only tablet since May, will be able to access AT&T's 4G LTE and HSPA+ network when the device goes on sale later this week. The tablet has a 10.1-inch screen, a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, a 3 megapixel camera, a VGA front-facing camera, and a 7,000 mAh battery. AT&T will sell the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 for $499.99. More information on the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 specs are available here.