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Apple will ship its iPad 3 in March 2012, and later in October its iPad 4.
The iPad 3 will be equipped with a QXGA (1536 x 2048) display and longer battery life. Due to the launch of its iPad 3, and so as to compete with other companies like Sony, Motorola and Samsung (who’s tablets are priced at around $359 USD, and above), Apple will lower prices of the iPad 2 to $399 USD.
ASUS UK tweeted Amazon UK has gone live – Transformer Prime will finally come to the United Kingdom.
A few hours ago, AsusUK tweeted “Amazon.co.uk have gone live with their Transformer Prime pre-order page”. So, those lucky ones of you who live in the UK will have the chance to pre-order one in time for Christmas, and get the Prime on January 12th, 2012 (sadly, Santa will delay not only in the UK).
The Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first tablet featuring Tegra 3 (Kal-El) quad-core processor (with a fifth – companion core). Asus did an exceptional tablet, which operates at exceptionally low power, and is also the most powerful one, now days.
Samsung launched its powerful gaming notebook – the Series 7 GAMER – in the UK.
The Samsung Series 7 GAMER is powered by a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, the most powerful graphics card currently available – the AMD Radeon HD 6970M (with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM), and 8GB ExpressCache plus the hard drive storage of up to 1.5TB. It is equipped with an optional 3D (with Bluetooth-enabled active shuttering 3D glasses) 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) Full HD display and the latest 3D surround sound.
The GAMER comes with a Blu-ray drive, 2MP webcam, WiFi, Bluetooth v3.0, an HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports. It has four optimization modes – ‘Gaming’ mode, ‘Balanced’ mode’, ‘Library’ (for quiet surroundings), and ‘Green’ (a battery saver mode). The machine is loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS.
The next generation Amazon Kindle Fire tablet will likely come with an 8.9-inch display.
Amazon is possible to change ITS’s product roadmap by adjusting the display size of its next-generation 8.9-inch Kindle Fire to 10.1-inch, instead of as the originally planned, according to Amazon’s supply chain sources.
Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and LG Display (LGD), suppliers of Amazon’s current 7-inch panel, seems that have started to prepare for 8.9-inch Capacities production displays.
After launching the 8.9-inch tablets, Amazon may equip its 2012 models with 9.7-inch/ 10.1-inch display.
ASUS announced availability of its ZENBOOK with 128GB SSD in the UK.
ASUS’s will offer its ZENBOOK UX21 and UX31 Ultrabook with a 128GB of SSD storage in the UK.
The ZENBOOK UX21 has the same specs equivalent to the UX21E-DH52 US model – Intel Core i5-2467M processor, 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) LCD display and 128GB of SSD.
The UK model of Asus ZENBOOK UX31 is alike the UX31E-DH72 US model – Intel Core i7-2677M processor and 13.3-inch HD+ (1600 x 900) display, except the SSD capacity which is set to 128GB.
HP and Dell will switch to Windows 8-based tablets.
Hewlett-Packard, Dell and some other PC vendors are reportedly planning to venture into the development of Microsoft’s Windows 8-based tablets with the new models likely to be launched in the third quarter of next year.
The low priced Amazon Kindle Fire has not only triggered a price war among Android-based tablet PC vendors, but has also pushed the vendors to alternative platforms in order to avoid fierce competition. Motorola Mobility is marketing a low-priced version of its Xoom tablet through Best Buy on October 16.
Yesterday, ARCHOS announced exact availability date and prices of its G9 Android tablets.
The G9 Tablets will launch with Android 3.2 Honeycomb and the G9 range will be available in 20,000 stores worldwide, featuring an ultra fast dual-core CPU – up to 1.5 GHz, Android Market, 1080p HD video and storage capacity up to 250GB.