Android News 06 January 2014 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
- Samsung Confirms the Tablet Pro Series, As The Banner Appears At CES
- Sony to Unveil The First 2014’s Flagship at CES?
- Lenovo Announces an All-in-One Android Computer
1. Samsung Confirms the Tablet Pro Series, As The Banner Appears At CES
Well, the only missing info about the Samsung’s new lineup, Galaxy Tablets Pro, was a confirmation from the Korean HQ, and their giant banner at CES is both a confirmation and revealing the time of announcement.
So, we should be waiting just a few more days to see Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab Pro and Galaxy Note Pro in different sizes from 8.4inch to 12.2inch with 2K screen resolutions, more powerful hardware, and S Pen stylus for the Note Pro.
2. Sony to Unveil The First 2014’s Flagship at CES?
Many sources believe that Sony is preparing 2 flagships to announce in 2014, which one of them might be unveiled on Monday January 6th at 5pm in Las Vegas, as Sony is holding a press conference at that time.
The leaked information suggests that the Sony’s flagship is codenamed Sirius and will reportedly sport a 5.2inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixels of resolution, the powerful Snapdragon 805, 3GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat, 3500 mAh battery, and the 20.7MP camera with G Lens.
If the rumors hold true, Sony will be the first company to reveal its flagship and 2014, and the smart devices battle officially gets started.
3. Lenovo Announces an All-in-One Android Computer
It seems producing All-in-One (AIO) desktop computers running Android and functioning as a monitor for Windows OS devices, is getting popular among manufactures, and after announcing 2 new AIO computers by Acer this week, Lenovo announced its new AIO Android computer, called N308 which runs Android Jelly Bean 4.2 and features a 19.5inch HD+ display, 320GB or 500GB hard drive, and up to 2GB of RAM. As you should expect it can be packed with wireless keyboard and mouse, and there all the necessary connection ports including USB 2.0, Card reader and LAN jack are available.
It is kind of fun to run Android games and applications on a 19.5inch display and you have easy access to Google Play store as well as Amazon’s AppStore.
The device will be priced at $450 (Increases as specs are improved), and Lenovo has not yet announced any release date.