Archos launches new tablets on the all-new Allwinner A31 processor platform, which is a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor with SGX544 GPU. The price is $199 for 8″ 1024×768 (40% cheaper than iPad Mini), $299 for 9.7″ Retina (40% cheaper than the iPad4).
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Archos Platinum 8″, 9.7″ Retina, first Allwinner A31 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7, 40% cheaper than Apple
Craig Terblanche of Archos USA shows us the new Archos Titanium range of tablets based on the dual-core Rockchip RK3066 ARM Cortex-A9 with Mali-400MP4, on Android 4.1, all Google Certified, 8GB Flash and 1GB RAM, IPS screens, aluminum chassis in thin and light form factors, white color, 7″ 1024×600 $119 (40% cheaper than Nexus7 and Kindle Fire HD), 8″ 1024×768 $169 (50% cheaper than iPad Mini), 9.7″ 2048×1536 Retina $249 (50% cheaper than iPad 4), 10.1″ 1280×800 $199 (50% cheaper than Nexus10).
Phil Geldard of Archos shows and talks about the release of the Archos Gamepad on the US market, scheduled to happen in February 2013 at the price of $169 MSRP. Archos has been trying to ramp up mass manufacturing to be able to deliver to supply the huge demand worldwide that there is for this really cool product. When Archos started selling the device in Europe before Christmas, they sold out of all of their European stock in 4 hours after making it available on their website. Archos hasn’t experienced such strong demand for a product since they launched their Gen8 Donut/Eclair/Froyo Cortex-A8 Android tablets in 2010. I know I’ll be playing all my favorite N64 games on this device in the months to come, as well as any really cool new Android games that I may find.
Nufront’s third generation NS115 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 platform has been taking more and more sales in the Chinese tablet market. Here at CES 2013, Nufront is showing some of the examples for implementations being released with their processor.
Huawei releases their new impressive 6.1″ 1080p Android phone, running on their 1.5Ghz quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 HiSilicon K3V2 processor.
Infotmic launches the iMAPx15 at CES 2013 as the cost-down version of their iMAPx820 dual-core ARM Cortex-A5 to target the entry-level tablet and laptop market.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 turns your LEGO creations into live robots that follow your command. The new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 set includes new motors, new sensors, new programmable brick that runs hackable Linux on a Texas Instruments AM1808 ARM9 processor (upgraded from ARM7 in the previous mindstorms), 550+ LEGO Technic elements, remote control – to create and command robots, including 5 cool robot characters. The 3D building instructions and the Android/iOS app commands your robot via Bluetooth or WiFi. You can program your robots to walk, talk, move via the software program, the programmable brick or your smart device. Download brochure.
StreamTV has a 4-layer optical stack on the 4K LCD that uses defractive and refractive technologies, some of it working like a lenticular, some of it working as a hologram, together they are creating a continuous light field that gives one large field of view, rather than descreet viewing angles like with the barrier glasses free technology. StreamTV automatically detects 3D space in live video to generate 3D out of 2D content, and they use their own upscaling technology to upsale 1080p content to 2160p. At CES 2013, they announce that there is a 60″ 2160p display that is going to be launched including their technology.
Skytex is a tablets brand being sold in US retail stores, that distribute Allwinner single-core and Rockchip dual-core based tablets in different sizes.
Samsung is releasing their first 4K TVs, 4K is going to be a big push for Samsung in 2013, starting with the 85″ 4K TV to be released in Spring. No price announced yet.