Daily Archives: February 11, 2014

Acer Iconia A1-830 Thailand Promo

Thailand Mobile Expo takes place this week, 13-16. And there’s a promo for the Acer Iconia A1-830:


It’s unclear if the A1-830 will be available to buy there or if this is a pre-sale special taking reservations for future delivery.


Thailand Mobile Expo on Facebook


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Enough, Winter!


This has been a spiteful, unrelenting Winter that just will not end.

And here it is, so far, in one picture …

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Rockchip 3288-Based Tablets Months Away

PadNews states that samples of the new Rockchip 3288 CPU should be making their way to tablet makers in March and we can expect manufacturing to begin in May [Google Translate].

Given the way things work in China, early hype for 3288-based tablets should begin in April. And nothing will ship to customers until June or even July.

The consensus is that the 3288 will be used first in higher-priced large-screen tablets, 9.7- and 10.1-inch. Supplies of Retina-class displays are readily available for those. It could be a while before we see a Retina-class iPad Mini clone with the 3288 — unless Five Technology does it.

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Acer To Re-Badge Shenzen Tablets

1Pad reports that Acer is thinking of simply re-badging Shenzen-made tablets in order to have a presence in the tablet market [Google Translate].

Looking at the upcoming Acer Iconia A1-830


… this news is not surprising.

Let’s hope Acer has better luck in choosing tablet partners than Archos has had.

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