Why not start your weekend by entering a contest to bring home the Nexus 9? That’s right, this weekend’s contest hosted by Talk Android offers Google’s flagship tablet as the prize. Everyone should be able to experience what stock Android has to offer and the Nexus 9 serves Lollipop flavor at its finest. And, this fall, you can expect to be among the first to receive the Android M software update.
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Choosing the perfect phone for you is no easy task. On the Android side of things, there are so many options due to the amount of hardware manufacturers. Fortunately, Google has stepped forward to help you choose your next Android phone.
A couple days ago a new tablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Tab E, was spotted in a sales catalog for Taiwan Mobile. New details about the device have emerged, revealing that both Wi-Fi and 3G wireless models will be hitting the market. As you may have guessed from the full device name, Galaxy Tab E 9.6, the device will come with a 9.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800. Read more
For those of you waiting on the LG G Pad F 8.0, it’ll be launching on T-Mobile come June 17, according to a leaked sales post.
The G Pad F 8.0 for T-Mobile is rumored to feature a 1,280 x 800 WXGA display, a quad-core 1.2GHz processor (Snapdragon 400, possibly?), 16GB of expandable storage up to 128GB, a 5-megapixel rear camera, LTE connectivity, and should run Android 5.0 Lollipop. It’s a humble, budget-friendly tablet, and shouldn’t cost more than $149, if AT&T’s offering is anything to go by.
We’ll get the full details when it launches next week.
Dell announced earlier today that it will launch its latest Android-powered tablet, the Venue 8 7000, in India on Wednesday, July 1. The slate will be available to purchase for ₹34,999 ($549) from it online store, which, to be honest, is a bit over the top seeing as you can pick up the exact same model from Amazon for $399.
Sony first unveiled its Xperia Z4 Tablet at the beginning of March during the Mobile World Congress (MWC), with it scheduled to become available at the end of May. It’s main claims to fame its use of the Snapdragon 810 CPU and being only 6.1mm thick while maintaining Sony’s trend of making its flagship devices waterproof.
It’s getting closer to June 15th, the international launch of the Xperia Z3+ (Z4 in Japan), and it seems like its Qualcomm processor is still suffering from the overheating issues that have plagued the Snapdragon 810 chip since release. This is despite Qualcomm developing a v2.1 of the processor, incorporating a revised design with improved thermal management.