2011 has been the year when technology has been booming since its start. The tablets have been introduced by many manufactures. Apple was the one which instigated all with the launch of it product 9.7 inch iPad a quality tablet. By the end of the year there are to be more of the manufactures who will join the race coming out with more innovative products.
Many companies have not been able to get their products to the market and the announcements are just pouring in daily. Here is a ready list for the new products with basic details which are in line to be launched soon.
Tablets which are to be launched in 2011
1. Acer Iconia Tab A100The Acer ICIONA Tab A100 was supposed to be the very first 7-inch Google Android Honeycomb tablet but has been delayed.
Included with the A100 is a 7-inch WSVGA (1024 x 600) resolution capacitive multi-touch display, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core SoC, 512MB of RAM, dual cameras, 8GB of built-in flash storage, a microSD card slot, mini USB 2.0 and HDMI ports, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and an estimated weight of 470 grams.
2. Archos 80 G9The ARCHOS 80 G9 is the 8-inch member from new Gen 9 family of Android tablets from Archos.
Features for the 80 G9 tablet include an 8-inch XGA (1024 x 768) resolution touchscreen, the 1.5 GHz TI OMAP4460 dual-core SoC, Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS, 16GB of flash storage or a 250GB Seagate Momentus Mini Hard Disk Drive (HDD), a microSDHC card slot (for 16GB models only), a USB 2.0 and HDMI port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, GPS and up to 10 hours of web browsing battery life.
3. Archos 101 G910.1-inch ARCHOS tablet the recently launched by Archos 101 G9 tablet with lots of great features.
The tablet features a 10.1-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution touchscreen, an industry leading 1.5 GHz TI OMAP4460 dual-core processing chip, Google's Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS, the option for 16GB of flash memory based storage or 250GB of HDD storage, a USB 2.0 and HDMI port, a microSDHC card slot (for 16GB models only), Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, GPS and up to 10 hours of web browsing battery life.
4. Asus Eee Pad SliderWith small changes ASUS plans to release the 10.1-inch Eee Pad Slider by the end of 2011 that was announced in January. This tablet will be having 1.5 GHz Intel Atom Z670 "Oak Trail" processor, before the Android Honeycomb tablet had a NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip inside of it.
The Slider offers a 10.1-inch WXGA resolution multi-touch IPS display, Android 3.1 Honeycomb, a QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a USB 2.0 and a mini HDMI port, a microSD card slot, and up to 9 hours of battery life.
5. HP TouchPadHP will be launched their first WebOS tablet the 9.7-inch TouchPad soon.
The TouchPad will have WebOS 3.0, a 9.7-inch XGA (1024×768) resolution multi-touch display, a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor, a front-facing camera, a mini USB 2.0 port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, HP Touchstone technology, stereo speakers with Dr.Dre Beats Audio, and the tablet weights approx. 1.6 pounds.
6. Huawei MediaPadHuawei MediaPad is the fastest, smallest and smartest tablet announced by Huawei. The portable 7-inch tablet will be available with Android 3.2 Honycomb the Honeycomb version fit for 7-inch tablets.
Technically the MediaPad is set to feature Android 3.2, a 7-inch WSVGA resolution touchscreen, a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor and Adreno 220 GPU, microSD and SIM card slots, and a 0.4-inch (10.5mm) thin design that weights 0.86 pounds (390g).
7. Lenovo IdeaPad K1Lenovo IdeaPad K1 includes a 10.1-inch WXGA resolution multi-touch screen, dual cameras, Wi-Fi b/g/n, 32GB of storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Design wise the K1 is expected to come in a White color with an Aluminum rear case, the weight of the K1 is estimated at 1.6 pounds.
8. MSI WindPad 110WThe MSI WindPad 110W is going to be the first AMD Fusion APU (Accelerated Processing Unit). This will have Windows slate offered by MSI.
Features for the 110W include a 10.1-inch IPS WXGA resolution capacitive multi-touch display, a 1 GHz AMD Z01 dual-core APU, 2GB DDR3 RAM (Max. 4GB), 32/64 GB SSD, an SD/SDHC card reader, micro HDMI and USB 2.0 ports, dual cameras, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, Windows 7 Home Premium/Professional and more.
MSI will come with the WindPad 110W with a 32GB SSD and Windows 7 Home Premium.
9. Olivetti OliPad 110Olivetti plans to include a 10.1-inch WXGA resolution touchscreen, Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core chip, dual cameras (2MP front and 5MP rear), 16GB of built-in flash memory storage, a mini-USB port, micro-HDMI port, microSD card reader, and Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 3G wireless support, and the new tablet weights 600 grams.
10. Panasonic ToughbookPanasonic has announced that the tablet will have 10.1-inch XGA resolution capacitive multi-touch display with stylus support, a sunlight viewable LCD, satellite-based GPS, all-day battery life, hardware embedded security, and optional embedded 3G/4G mobile broadband. Toughbook will be running on Android 2.x.
11. Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 the middle-child of Samsung's young Galaxy Tab tablet family. The 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab 8.9 is going to be one of the thinnest tablets just like the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1.
Features for the Galaxy Tab 8.9 include an 8.9-inch WXGA resolution capacitive multi-touch PLS display, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core SoC, 1 GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of flash storage built-in, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and a PDMI connector for charging/syncing and for optional accessories. The dimensions for the Galaxy Tab 8.9 are 470 grams for weight and 8.6 mm for thinness.
12. Sony S1Features of Sony S1 offers Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core SoC, a 9.4-inch WXGA resolution touchscreen, dual cameras, Wi-Fi and WAN (3G/4G) support, DLNA streaming support, and Sony Qriosity and PlayStation Suite integrated.
13. Sony S2The dual-screen Sony S2 tablet shocked the industry. This design is called clam-shell. The bottom display can be used as a virtual gamepads for PlayStation games.
Features wise the Sony S2 has Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, two 5.5-inch 1,024 x 480 resolution touchscreens, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core chip, a rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi and WAN (3G/4G) support, DLNA streaming support, and Sony Qriosity integrated.
14. Toshiba ThriveToshiba Thrive tablet has a WXGA resolution capacitive multi-touch LCD, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 SoC, 1 GB of RAM, 8/16/32 GB storage, dual cameras, full-size HDMI and USB 2.0 ports, mini-USB 2.0, Bluetooth and Wi-fi, an easily removable battery, and switchable rubber backplates (Navy Blue, Green, Light Purple, Pink and Silver color options). It has honeycomb also, this product is from Japan.
15. Vizio VIA TabletVizio is representing the VIA Tablet that was designed to work best with Vizio branded HDTV's and optical media players. The tablet has a built-in IR blaster which makes it a remote for televisions.
Technical features VIA Tablet is has XGA resolution capacitive touchscreen, Android OS, a 1 GHz processing chip, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, built-in GPS radio, a microSD card slot, HD video output over HDMI, and a front-facing camera.
16. ViewSonic ViewPad 7xViewSonic ViewPad 7x tablet would be the first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet.
The tablet itself features a 7-inch WSVGA resolution capacitive multi-touch screen, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core SoC, HSPA+ mobile broadband support, dual cameras (front, rear), micro HDMI, mini-USB 2.0, DLNA support and SRW TruMedia support too.