10 Most AwaitedTablets Slated for 2012 Release

Asus Vivo Tab

Tablet market is flooded by huge number of tablets and we can see the announcement or release of a new tablet almost every other day. Following are the upcoming tablets which have created a stir in the market:

Lenovo ThinkPad 2

ThinkPad 2 from Lenovo is a Windows 8 running tablet. It has got display size of 10.1 inches and comes with resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It is provided with 4G support and NFC support also. Stylus will also be provided with this tablet, which is considered as one of the best tablets running on Windows 8 operating system.

Dell Latitude 10

Latitude 10 Tablet from Dell runs on Windows 8 Pro. It has got ‘productivity dock’ enabling it to transform in to desktop PC. It is powered by Intel Atom Z2670 processor. RAM is given as 2 GB and its hard drive is up to 128 GB. This tablet has got good security encryption features also.

Archos 101 XS Tablet

It is a 10.1 inches screen sized tablet having 1.5 Ghz dual core processor. Special feature seen on this tablet is that it will have a keyboard cover which can transform the device in to netbook. It is possible because of the magnetic design. RAM is of 1 GB and the display resolution is given as 1280 x 800 pixels.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

It is another device from Amazon having decent specs. This tablet runs on Android v4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich version of operating system. It packs ARM Cortex A9 1.5 Ghz Dual Core processor. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and is provided with 32 GB of storage. It has got good battery life and is available in 4G version also.

Microsoft Surface

It is no wonder that Microsoft Surface will feature Windows 8 operating system and comes in two versions. One of these two versions will run on Windows 8 operating system while the other one will run on Windows RT operating system. It comes in different memory variants like 32 GB version & 64 GB versions. Both these versions will have 10.6 inches screen size and will have keyboard dock also.

iPad Mini

Rumors about iPad Mini are increasing day by day, and few are expecting it to be announced on 10th October 2012. As the name suggests, it will be the smaller version of its iPad, if it really materializes. Probable size of this tablet would be around eight inches.

Barnes & Noble Nook HD+

In competition with Amazon’s Kindle latest tablet, Barnes & Noble has also released new tablets. One is Nook HD and the other one is Nook HD+. Yes, you guessed it right. One version is of smaller screen while the other one will have larger screen size. Nook HD+ is provided with 1 GB RAM, and is powered by 1.5 Ghz dual core OMAP 4470 processor. It will run on Android v4.0 but will not have any android apps but comes with its own set of apps.

Asus Vivo Tab

Asus Vivo Tab sports 11.6 inches screen size and comes with Super IPS+ display. It has got RAM of 2 GB capacity and will have hard disk of 64 GB. 8 MP Camera on rear side and 2 MP Camera on the front side are seen. NFC feature is another special feature.

Samsung ATV Tab

ATIV tablet announced by Samsung will have 10.1 inches screen size and it will run on Windows RT operating system. It will be powered by dual core 1.5 Ghz processor and comes with display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Although its price is not released officially, it is expected to be a priced a bit high.

Wikipad

Wikipad is one of the most interesting tablets, because of its shape. It has got curveball on either side. It is a dedicated gaming tablet and runs on Android v4.1 or Jelly Bean version of operating system. It has got ten inches screen size and will have display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It will be powered by quad core 1.4 Ghz processor and comes with 1 GB RAM.

Kobo Arc

It is a kind of e reader and is powered by 1.5 Ghz dual core Texas Instrument Processor. It has got seven inches screen size and is provided with 1 GB RAM. It runs on Android v4.0 or ICS OS, but it is not known whether it comes with pre loaded Android apps or its own set of apps.

HP ElitePad 900

ElitePad 900 is another business tablet from HP. It is also having ‘Productivity Jacket”. It comes with stylus, battery case, and tough case. It is powered by Intel Atom Z2760 processor and has got 2 GB RAM. Internal memory is 64 GB or 32 GB, based on the type of variant selected.

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