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Aquaris BQ M10: the more functional ten inches tablet

Bq just introduced novelties among which stands out the tablet Aquaris BQ M10, which is characterized by its functionality . In fact, it is one of the most practical models that have been launched and offered greater autonomy thanks to its battery of 7,280 mAh . One feature that joins good technology and ten inches in size.

Specifications of Aquaris BQ M10

Aquaris BQ M10 tablet operating system will run Android 5.1 and has a MediaTek MTK8163 quad-core processor and 64-bit 1.5 GHz. The tablet has 2GB of RAM, while storage capacity are two possibilities, the user can choose between 16 GB or 32 GB .

Analysis BQ Aquaris M10: An intelligent tablet

The screen is ten inches and again two versions offered: a resolution of 720p or 1080p . There are also variations in the chambers . The HD model will feature a five-megapixel camera on the back and a two megapixel front while Aquaris Bq version M10 Full HD will have a eight-megapixel camera located in the rear area and one of five megapixels in frontal area.

For sound, Bq has opted to incorporate technology Dolby Atmos , the first European tablet to add this feature with which the sound is distributed with great precision to any place to get a full immersion of the person. The speakers are located at the bottom of the device.

Design: Tablet follows the lines of the Aquaris M Bq range. It has a thickness of 8.15 mm and its weight is 470 grams .

Price and Availability: The tablet will be available from the month of November in the online shop BQ and authorized outlets. The price is 229.90 euros for HD 720p model, while the BQ Aquaris M10 Full HD 1080p will cost around 269 euros .

Multimedia Tablet Tips and Guide

Guide for buying a tablet

The tablet is becoming very popular technological tool, given the great technological development which has led to a fall in prices that has made it accessible to a large part of the population. The continuous and rapid technological development, however, make it very difficult to choose exactly which tablet is best suited to your needs. The risk is that once purchased, once it comes out a new one that could have the best features you were looking for. And well then implement an appropriate choice, and in this tutorial you will see what is important to remember in buying a tablet.

I said at the outset that, although now the prices are dropping, buying a tablet involves a considerable expense, and therefore need to focus on something that has more or less everything that you need, rather than something that is rarely used or replaced in a short.

buying a tablet involves a considerable expense

Firstly your tablet will be fast, if you need to manage multiple applications at once, so you will have to look after the gHz of the processor. Already a processor for more than a gHz is a great purchase, but if you need more speed and are willing to spend more, my advice is to leave this level.

A classic problem is the choice of screen size. The classic question is 7 or 10 inch (or so)? Keep in mind that with a 10-inch tablet undoubtedly you will be able to write better, because the keyboard is much more accessible, and if you have your fingers a little large, 7-inch that you may be uncomfortable, but if you have to carry it around, undoubtedly the 7 inch is more practical, so as to fit comfortably in the bag of a woman. And consider the pros and cons. And of course the 10-inch is always a higher price than a 7 inches one.

The operating system also wants its part in a price equal. Andoid system is much more functional and useful than its rival Apple which makes money instead in fluidity and graphics.

More important point is wifi or 3g? If you frequently use the Internet or any social network, unless you do not have wifi networks wherever you go, the 3g is highly recommended, although obviously its integration is priced fairly high (probably at least 50-100 euro more in some cases). Lastly, if you can choose between a tablet with capacitive screen with a stylus, choose one, because it is infinitely more convenient than using your fingers.

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Archos Arnova SoundPad 7 inch economic Tablet now on sale

Archos still has different products, this time we find the Arnova SoundPad that might be considered as an evolution of Archos 35 Home Connect, which was not too successful in the market. The so-called ARNOVA SoundPad uses an Android 4.0 interface to provide the ideal media player to give you pleasant sound system for your home.

Archos 35 Home Connect has a 3.5-inch resistive screen, and lack of access to Android Market, which is now Google Play. Arnova sound Pad comes with an interesting proposal, resolving some of those mistakes.

Arnova SoundPad has a processor ARM Cortex A8 running at 1.2GHz, along with 512MB of RAM

First you have a seven-inch capacitive screen with a resolution of 1024 × 600 pixels, which you consider interesting for consuming multimedia content, or to serve Android applications, this case comes with Ice Cream Sandwich.

Most striking of all are the two 10W speakers estuary on each side of the screen, so its usefulness as a sound system is greater than a conventional tablet. Some say it is more interesting to be separate components, but Archos has decided that there is also room for a proposal like yours.

Arnova SoundPad has a processor ARM Cortex A8 running at 1.2GHz, along with 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, expandable to 32GB via cards SDHC. Nothing fancy in terms of power.

The device have Wi-Fi connectivity (Ethernet LAN port optional), a microUSB port with USB Host, output HDMI, 3.5 mm phone jack, and even a front camera for video calls. On top of the device there are three physical buttons to control it.

Archos 35 Home Connect is a radio connected with Android and a 3.5-inch resistive screen

The Arnova SoundPad has 2 channel speakers with 10 watts RMS power. The formats MP1, MP2, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, OGA, APE, FLAC and AAC, AVI, MPG, MKV, RM, RMVB, MP4, MOV, VOB, DAT, FLV, TS and 3GP videos can be played on the 7-inch display and JPEG, BMP, GIF and PNG photos format accepted. The tilt angle of the stand is adjustable to suit your demand.

Arnova SoundPad has not been officially launched by Archos and priced at 150 euros.

Multimedia Tablet

Polaroid Introduces Interactive and Durable tablet for kids waiting at CES

The company Polaroid is increasingly showing a strong interest in the potential of a market as Android can offer today. The U.S. firm has prepared a tablet designed for children that will be presented in its stand of Consumer Electronics Show in its 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Polaroid kids tablet

The Polaroid kids tablet, pointing device, with a standard size, to position themselves in a market increasingly crowded. To do this, make use of more than thirty applications designed for children, plus a hardware that will meet the needs of these young consumers.

It boasts 7-inch multi-touch screen with a resolution of only 800 x 480 pixels. Inside, find modest components: a microprocessor Cortex A8 1 GHz, 512 MB of RAM type DDR3. The internal storage is 8GB, but you can increase capacity with a micro SD card.

Read also about Vinci Kids Tablet.

It also has a battery with a capacity of 3500 mAh and a 2MP camera. The only available connection is via WiFi and version Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will guarantee the performance of 35 easy to use premium applications.

Polaroid highlights also the possibility to read in an “innovative” with voice-guided controls, and a traditional reading and teaching.

Features and Specs at a glance


  • 7.0″ capacitive, multi-touch
  • Screen Resolution: 800×480 (16:9)


  • Internal Storage: 8GB with additional external SD card slot

Processor & OS

  • CPU: 1.0 GHz CORTEX-A8
  • RAM: 512MB DDR3
  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)


  • 2MP Rear Camera


  • Rechargeable (Li-ion Polymer) 3500 mAh


  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Preloaded with over 35 premium apps (all full versions)
Lenovo Multimedia Tablet

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 Convertible Ultrabook as give away of Christmas

In the middle of last November we told you about one of the first raids of the company Lenovo to market Windows 8 OS, back then in its infancy. Now it is the turn of his younger brother, Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11, which follows exactly the basic configuration of the IdeaPad line, but now with some modifications.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 features an 11.6" HD screen with 5-point multi-touch support and is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC

As we said, Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 is virtually the same device as the IdeaPad Yoga 13, but the difference is that it is ARM version, somewhat reduced in size, but it is still basically a hybrid between laptop and tablet, and to make use practical qualities of Windows 8.

Read also: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga, multimode portable

You go from the 13 to 11.6 inches, which reduces the size of your panel with In Plane Switching to 1366×768 pixels. Despite reducing proportions and diagonal components in making your current hardware still ahead you see today in this puff convertible.

Lenovo has equipped Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 with a quad core microprocessor Nvidia Tegra 3, 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, which can increase with the same amount via a microSD card.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 goes on sale just in these days of December as for give away of Christmas 2012, although it was presented to the public in late October. The asking price is $ 799.

Multimedia Tablet

Vodafone presents two Christmas gifts tablets

Companies are ready for the annual battle for being chosen as Christmas gifts. Is this a custom in which some firms frequenting reach a market that usually do not do so, at least not directly?

Vodafone presents two new tablets for Christmas gift

This is the case of Vodafone and its twin proposal for the tablet market. How to cover a wide swath of the market (not the high gamma, of course) with the proposal to reach markets 7 and 10 inches, the Smart Tab II follows the line of its predecessor in two sizes.

The 10-inch model is, logically, the most prominent in their specifications. CPU features a Qualcomm 1.5 GHz and 1 GB ram, material shall squeeze a 6430 mAh Battery. Presume also a 5 MP camera. The 7-inch model, in turn, lower than 1 GHz and a 2 MP camera. Internal storage is 4 GB, while her older sister leads with 16 GB.

Equipped with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, you will have access to internet through 3G connection and tariffs Vodafone established itself among its services.

APPLE Multimedia Tablet

iPad Mini Screen against the Nexus 7 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

The small tablets with a diagonal 7 inches have appeared in stores by chance. Consumers demand smaller, more manageable devices that tablets of 10 inches. Thus, Apple has been forced to submit its own proposal, the iPad Mini, which must compete with other models Android as the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7. This time, Apple has “stretched” the small screen of both tablet, but not extraordinary, especially when compared with the iPhone 5. It offers a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels, resulting in a density of 163 dpi (dots per inch).

iPad Mini Screen against Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD

Instead, both the Kindle Fire HD as the Google Nexus 7 reach a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels that are 216 dpi. A higher density of pixels, the sharper the screen is more readable texts are with small fonts. The three products incorporate touch screens LCD technology IPS of 7 inches, although the iPad Mini is the only one with 4:3 aspect ratio, while the other two are 16:9. This has several advantages for the iPad Mini: It looks just as good in upright in landscape and is better for reading documents. By contrast, the aspect 4:3 is worse to watch videos, the iPad Mini films 16:9 with black bars are at a resolution of only 1024 by 576 pixels, while the video is 1280 by 720 pixels common competitive products.

Read also: Amazon Kindle Fire with new e-ink

DisplayMate has just published a comprehensive comparison of these three screens, which have analyzed various aspects, apart from the resolution, as the sharpness, the degree of reflection of the screen, the color gamut, the factory calibration, the angle vision and consumption with maximum brightness. In viewing the evidence, the Kindle Fire has been very good to HD with images, photos and videos with the contrast and accurate colors. The iPad Mini is also very good images, with good colors and good contrast. Meanwhile, the Nexus 7 gives images simply good, with photos and videos of slightly faded colors.

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According to DisplayMate, the best screen (with outstanding scraping) is that of the Kindle Fire HD. The second is the Apple Mini with remarkable followed by the Nexus 7 with a remarkable scraping. The overall score for the tablet Amazon says that its screen is very good and very good factory calibration. As for the small tablet Apple says it’s a good screen with a very good calibration but with a high degree of reflection and a shorter range of colors. And is that the screen of iPad Mini reflects 53 percent more ambient light than the Nexus 7 and 41 percent more than the Kindle Fire HD. A further reflection, it is worse to read and watch videos, especially sunlight. Finally, the small tablet Google has a very good screen with poor factory calibration, and images with faded colors.

Multimedia Tablet

Archos makes 8 inches tablets for Christmas gifts

Not the first time he does, but Archos usually moves within the range most popular: the seven inches. Their new tablet, named as Archos Elements 80 Cobalt, on the other hand, is proposed as a terminal with Ice Cream Sandwich, diagonal length of 8 inches and quite attractive features.

Archos makes 8 inches Elements 80 Cobalt tablet

Clearly Archos does not seek position within the high gamma market, but this new member of your online elements can be done quietly for Christmas gifts as Christmas ever closer.

As mentioned, upcoming Archos Elements 80 Cobalt tablet has a display of 8 inches to provide a standard resolution of 1024×768 pixels in a 4:3 ratio. On the photo, has a 2 MP rear camera and a front VGA-type, designed to classic video calling.

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Inside you will find a dual core microprocessor running at 1.6 GHz, along with a powerful quad core GPU as well as 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, which can expand, thankfully, with a microSD of 64 GB.

Microsoft Multimedia Tablet

The new revolutionary Microsoft Surface tablet with Windows RT

The Microsoft Surface tablet with Windows RT is Microsoft’s first serious approach to the complex and ever-changing world of tablets. Led by a price designed specifically to compete with the Apple iPad, the Tablet Surfece comes with 64 GB of storage space for files has a negligible 10.6 inch screen which is characterized by its large, detailed and tenderness to be what is known as multi-touch, allowing up no more and no less than five simultaneous touch points . Thus, it is evident that this made for users who have in mind to use your tablet for more than just consume media and Internet browsing.

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

As if all this were not enough, this powerful model has an ace up his sleeve that may become the key factor that gives room for Microsoft in this competitive market: including a full copy of Microsoft Office 2013 (both versions Home and Student) make the Surface feel really like a mini computer, and not just as a tablet of the bunch. It also has the same user interface to the new operating system Windows 8 will famous desktop computers and other devices Thanks to Windows RT system.

Read also: Microsoft Tablet Surface windows crashes during the presentation

But when you consider that the tablet uses the same processor and Windows RT modest compared to larger sized computers like the ARM, the Surface is not really comparable with most complex programs designed for Windows 7. Anyway, this product bridges the gap between a tablet and a laptop, particularly for users who use many web browsers or Microsoft Office in its entirety. No doubt another step forward.

SPEC DATA of Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

  • Battery Life: 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Battery Size: 31.5 mAh
  • GPS: No
  • Dimensions: 7 x 11 x 0.37 inches
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Screen Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels
  • Storage Type: SSD
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows RT
  • Ports: micro HDMI, USB
  • Tablet Type: Slate
  • Additional Storage: MicroSD
  • CPU: nVidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core
  • Wi-Fi (802.11x) Compatibility: 2.4GHZ/5GHz
  • Processor Speed: 1.3 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Weight: 1.48 lb
  • Screen Size: 10.6 inches
  • Screen Size Type: Widescreen
  • Graphics Manufacturer: nVidia
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia Tegra 3
  • Storage Capacity (as Tested): 64 GB
GOOGLE Multimedia Tablet

Google Nexus 10 finally launched in two versions

Google has introduced the new Nexus 10 made by Samsung despite the inclement weather that caused the cancellation of an event of magnitude, which, however, left many interesting news to share. Since the deal with LG with Android smartphone 4.2 in and now they expand a little diagonal, to discuss its new tablet.

Google Nexus 10

If Google had a very salable and 7-inch tablet, lacked only occupy the market of 10.1 inches. Indeed, the Nexus 10 is a device that enters that category with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, protected by a panel equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 2.

Weighing just over 600 grams, comes with a dual-core microprocessor A15 Eagle, accompanied by a Mali T604 GPU, 2GB of RAM and internal storage of 16 or 32 GB, depending on model. Highlight the obvious presence of Android 4.2 JellyBean and a battery of 9000 mAh, which guarantees 90 hours of music, video or July 9, web navigation.

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Equipped with a front camera of 1.9 MP which records at 720p and a 5 MP rear goes up to 1080p, the Google Nexus 10 will have a price of $ 399 and $ 499 for the 16GB and 32GB versions respectively. The Nexus 10 will be available from Nov. 13 via the Google Play store in the UK, Australia, the U.S., France, Germany, Spain, Canada, and Japan.