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The shares of Research in Motion have seen a downward trend in the recent past. Although the new releases from the company were expected to mark an increase in the share price and overall performance of the company, they have not reached expected targets and despite performing better than their predecessors, the sales have remained lower in comparison to gadgets from other companies. Over the last month, RIM saw a brief phase of upsurge in share prices by almost 50% due to news about monetization of patents and takeovers. However, the lack luster performance of the devices has caused a fall in the share prices.
Verizon is to host two new phones from Samsung and Pantech. The Samsung phone will be called Samsung Illusion and the Pantech phone will sell with the name of Pantech Breakout LTE. The news was released by Verizon timetable. Both the phone will be released in September, 2011. The new phones will be powered by Android technology. These are the latest in the Android range, which currently holds a market share of 24% according to recent survey. Android share of the market registered an increase of 5.4% during the months of April, June and July.
Lenovo has revealed its latest tablet based on Android technology. The price is surprisingly low at $199. The features of the tablet are some of the best among Android tablets that are priced below $200. The image clarity of the device is good with 1024×600 pixels. The gadget sports a touch screen.
Lenovo debuts in to Android technology
The Company made its debut in the Android technology arena with a launch of two new Android devices. This includes one device that will focus on the enterprise system and Lenovo’s core ThinkPad client base. The Company is amongst the few computer sellers that are still growing strongly. Lenovo is entering the market with three devices in the tablet technology space. Two of these devices will run on Nvidia’a Tegra 2 and the third will use Windows and Intel technology.
Lenovo been known for creating top of the line desktop and laptop in the industry everince. With the booming industry of the tablet, Lenovo decided to launched their own brand of tablets in the market. The tablet could either come with Windows 7 or Google Android (Honeycomb) for its operating system.
The K1 tablet uses Android 3.1 Honeycomb. The K1 tablet has the NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, weighs in at 1.63 pounds, and includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The tablet also has a 2-megapixel front facing camera for video calling and a 5-megapixel rear camera. The screen is 10.1-inches, has a resolution of 1280 x 800 and supports ten-point multi-touch. Storage capacity depends on the model and includes 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions. Other features also includes a 2-cell battery good for ten hours use, microSD card slot, Micro HDMI out, and a SIM card port.
As Lenovo focuses on the general consumer, K1 can use Netflix streaming.
Bill Holmes, Netflix vice president of Business Development say their excited to know that TV show can now be watched over a tablet. Although, this is already a noteworthy development for the company, they also seek to expand the benefits of their services to several people worldwide. With K1, consumers now have greater choice in selecting a tablet device, which will fit both their entertainment and business needs.
The other Android referred to as the ThinkPad Tablet. Most of the features included in K1 can also be seen on this Android. It can run on Android 3.1 Honeycomb just like the K1. However, the ThinkPad Tablet is fit for the business-minded professionals. The tablet supposedly to be used as a notebook companion device and has an optional digitizer, SD card slot, USB port and an elective folio Case. The ThinkPad Tablet data security coated and designed for supporting IT managers. It has a 10.1-inch screen with Gorilla Glass and can support Computrace software the LanDesk secure email. The tablet is available in either 16GB or 64GB versions comes along with same cameras like the K1.
Aside from the two tablets unveiled, Lenovo revealed that there is a third tablet on the market – IdeaPad P1 tablet. It runs on Intel processor at 1.5GHz and has either Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Home Premium. Tablet screen is a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 unit, and it has GMA600 HD graphics. The tablet includes 2GB of RAM and can be can be bundled with either 32GB or 64GB of storage. The P1 also features a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth inside and sports a microSD card reader, docking port, as well as headphone adapter. The front camera is a 2MP unit. The tablet can last up to 6-hours.