Asus T100 is one of the most popular tablets on Amazon as well as on other retailers. Right now it is being sold for just USD 374. The one being sold comes with quad core Atom Z3740 but now the company is going to upgrade that CPU to Z3775.
Intel Clover trail chips made their made to the first generation Windows 8 tablets, and some Android ones as well. It faired well, but the manufactures asked for more powerful but similar power efficient CPUs, so Intel introduced Bay Trail that promises long battery life, low cost, 4K video playback capability and 2560×1600 pixel resolution support. These bay trail processors include Z3740, Z3770, Z3770D, Z3740D, Z3680 and Z3680D.
Not surprisingly Onda will the first company to feature latest Intel Atom Z3740D bay trail-t processors. The company will be launching not one but two tablets, V975i and V819i on 3rd of April. This will allow manufactures to give tough competition to ARM based Android tablets by offering Intel based tablets with Bay trail system on chip.
Chinese tablet maker Ramos has officially announced i10 Pro tablet that runs two operating systems, Android and Windows 8.1. Priced at 2699 Yuan (~ USD 1350) excluding tax, its specifications include quad core Intel Bay trail Z3770D processor backed by 10.1 inch IPS display and 2 gigabytes of on board LPDDR3 RAM.
Its screen resolution is 1920×1200 pixels and on the back there is a 5 mega pixel camera.
There is a massive demand for multi purpose machines in the market. Asus has been offering Transformer series that doubles as tablet and laptop. Now, Acer is said to be working on a 3-in-1 tablet that runs Windows.
Called the Switch 10, it features a 10.1 inch touchscreen display and runs Windows 8.1 operating system. Add a keyboard to the mix and you have a full fledge laptop.
Ramos is going to expand its family of Windows 8 tablets by launching a new 8-inch model. Not officially launched yet, it might have the same configuration that of the tablet by its competitors, with a slightly lower price.
HP and a slew of other computer manufactures have churned out tablets with Intel Atom Z3795 processor. We were able to run geekbench benchmark on it so that can compare with the likes of Intel Atom Z3770.
Much anticipated 8 inch Android Tablet, based on the Intel Bay Trail Z3740 quad-core processor had been confirmed by the AnTuTu benchmark. It will embrace name ‘Asus M8x’. The presentation will be held with great certainty at CES 2014 in a few days.
Pipo officially unveiled its first Windows 8 tablet, the Pipo Work W1. Priced at $ 399 dollars, you can find it only in the Asian market. The device can also be attached to a keyboard to turn into a compact notebook.
The Alps windows tablet is a 10.1-inch Intel Atom Z3740D “Bay Trail T” quad-core SoC based tablet, which operates at 1.33 GHz standard clock and switches to up to 1.83 GHz when needed. The device also has 2 GB RAM and is equipped with 32 GB of SSD, expandable via microSD card slot. The display has a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels on and uses the IPS technology.