Acer is planning to launch a 7-inch super cheap tablet next month (CES 2013 ? ) called the Iconia B1, as the Taiwanese PC maker looks to expand its reach in the handheld market. According to the Wall Street Journal, Acer Iconia B1 will come with a very low price tag. Going head to head with the likes of the Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Acer is so-say planning on stealing the show by offering the Iconia B1 for just US$99 (616 yuan). The small tablet device will pack a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display – neither of which matches the power and output of its closest rivals …
To survive in the fierce competition of Chinese mobile market, the phone makers in China are trying to imitate everything from Apple. We have attended Meizu MX2 launch party in Beijing, which was considered to be another equivalent to Apple’s keynote event. Previously, we remembered CNN has mentioned that Meizu was formerly the coveted smartphone brand in China, but that mantle has passed on to Xiaomi which — like Apple — masterfully markets its technology like a lifestyle. But now we believe Meizu has strike back, which proved they can host a better Apple keynote knockoff in China. After having a preview video of Meizu MX2, we’ve made another video to take you through the magnificent Meizu MX2 launch event inside Beijing WaterCube. Meanwhile, we will look at Meizu MX2 in more details and how Meizu gives Xiaomi a big punch.
TP-LINK, the well-known Chinese networking equipment company which based in Shenzhen, has introduced the new T882 Android smartphone last month. The new handset is on sale in China right now, priced at 1250 yuan (US$196). It runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, powered by 1.4-gigahertz single core processor. Other features include 4.0-inch WVGA-screen, 768MB RAM and 2GB ROM, 8 megapixels camera, dual LED flash and weighted 148 grams (5.22 ounces). TP-LINK will soon released another cheaper version of T882, with lower specification, priced at 950 yuan (US$149). You can check out the hands-on preview after the jump. Judging from the video footage, the performance of T882 seems to be quite good …
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