Monday, December 23, 2013

12.9 Inch iPad Threat Ultrabook

Although predicted tablets would be shifted by phablet, it did not loosen Apple to work on a tablet, even with a larger size, which is 12.9 inches.

The tablet will be released to the North American market. In addition to Apple, Samsung also plans to release a tablet with a size of 12 to 13 inches, the jumbo-sized tablet with predictable threatening Ultrabook demand.

Meanwhile, jumbo Apple tablet will be manufactured by Quanta Computer. Initially, the company considering the screen size of 12.9 inches or 13.3 inches. However, recent reports indicate, the electronics giant from Cupertino, California that has a size of 12.9 inches.

In addition to working on jumbo tablet, Apple also plans to release the iPhone a larger screen size. Where, the smartphone uses a processor with 20-nanometer manufacturing process by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Christmas Shopping via Mobile Phones

Online Shopping
Boxing Day used very well by consumers to buy. Interestingly, online shopping is predicted to increase this year. Approximately 30 percent of online transactions made ​​via the tablet or smartphone.

Last year, the retail electronic products that saw 300 thousand consumers go to the store online at 19:00 until the early hours.

Based on a survey showed that 64 percent Tripwire consumers plan to use mobile devices to shop at Christmas.

In fact, IBM's report showed, 17 percent of Cyber ​​Monday sales come from mobile devices. This figure is up 55.4 percent from last year's report. Furthermore, the transaction of tablet devices accounted for 11.7 percent, while only 5.5 percent of the smartphone.

Mini Tablet More Attractive

Mini iPad
Currently a variety of tablet sizes amid enliven the mobile device market. But of the many variants, it turns the tablet with a smaller screen is more in demand by consumers.

eBay, in collaboration with Conlumino research firm to conduct a survey of UK consumer interest in the tablet size and usefulness. The survey results revealed that 60 percent of respondents prefer smaller tablets.

The findings of this survey indicate that small tablets are more popular and widely used for online shopping, survey, conducted this month involving 1,205 tablet owners in the UK.

On the other hand, 60 percent of tablet buyers on eBay were also choose the size of a small tablet. It is also known that 80 percent of respondents use their devices for shopping, while 60 percent of them admitted that tablets help them buy gifts for the holiday season this year.

When you're shopping online, 71 percent of respondents do when you're relaxing on the couch and 50 percent on the bed.

Sharp Meibus Pad compete iPad Air

Japanese electronics company Sharp did not want to lose in producing gadgets market is becoming a trend nowadays. The electronics company produces tablets with specs that can compete with the iPad Air.

Computer tablet-sized 10.1 inch diagonal screen is run with the Windows 8.1 operating system with support for the Intel Atom processor Z3770 Bay Trail and 4GB of RAM. Not only that, the tablet named Meibus Pad is also available with 4G LTE network connectivity.

Meibus Pad

Maximum specifications also shown in terms of the quality of the tablet computer screen from Sharp. Meibus Pad is said to have a screen resolution of 2560x1600 pixels. With such a resolution, pixel density of the screen Meibus Pad can reach 300 pixels per inch (ppi).

It beat the quality of the on-screen pixel density of the iPad owned water technology that uses retina display with 264 ppi. The resolution not only dropped the iPad Air, but also tablet computers using the Windows 8.1 OS is the latest from Microsoft. Currently the highest resolution of the tablet Windows 8.1 is 1.920x1.200 pixels (the HP Omni 10).

Meibus Pad device from Sharp 's actually been published in September 2013, but Sharp returned officially announced its launch in the Japanese market today. Meibus Pad tablets will be marketed in January 2014, but no reference prices released by Sharp .

Popularity Phablet in 2014

Social demand for mobile devices is expected to change from tablet to phablet (phone - tablet). The device is typically 5 to 6.9 inch size is predicted to be even more popular next year.

Technalysis Research, claims that the popularity of smaller tablets will fade in 2014. In contrast, devices with screen sizes between 5.7 inches and 6.4 inches will steal the show.

The vendor launched many smartphones and tablet devices with the screen size. For example, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Mega series, the Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320, and the Sony Xperia Z with Ultra.

 Most of the smartphones sold in 2013 had a 5 inch screen or larger. The research also claims that phablet sales predicted to reach 175 million units next year, while the 7-8 inch tablet as much as 165 million. Separately, Pew Internet Research conducted a study with the result that consumers will easily focus shifted and tablet enthusiasts will likely glance at the tablet with a large screen and the convertible 2 in 1, due to weakness in have a mini tablet.