Archos said today that its new G9 Android Honeycomb tablets will go on sale next Tuesday September 20th at more than 20,000 stores worldwide.
Sony Canada this week announced that its first tablet computer, the Android-powered Sony Tablet S will be available in Canada in the middle of September.
First announced in April as the Tablet S1, the S Honeycomb tablet features 9.4-inch touchscreen display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, NVIDIA Tegra 2 CPU processor, 1GB of RAM, and front and rear facing cameras.
First announced at Mobile World Conference in February, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, an Android 3.1 tablet expected to compete with the Apple iPad, is now available in Canada.
The WiFi enabled tablet, which is under 9 millimeters think and weights under one and a half pounds, features a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution; 1GHZ dual core processor; a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera; and 16GB of flash memory.
Sony has announced that it plans to launch its first tablet computers, codenamed S1 and S2, in the fall of this year.
The company did not disclose many details except to say the S1 would feature a single 9.4-inch display while the S2 would have two 5.5-inch displays which could be folded for easy portability. Both devices will have front and rear cameras, WiFi connectivity, DLNA compatibility and will run on Google’s Android V3.0 operating system
A new update to Kindle for Android was released today by Amazon which adds some new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom.
Users who use the Kindle app for reading books won’t see too many differences however newspaper and magazine readers will see a new layout designed for the Honeycomb interface along with dozens of other user interface enhancements that takes advantage of the larger screen