Production of 7-Inch Tablet LCD Panels Outnumber iPad Screens


In the month of November, there were more 7-inch LCD panels being manufactured than 9.7-inch panels, which are used on the iPad and iPad 2 tablets from Apple. In the past, late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had dismissed the 7-inch tablet market, stating that it did not offer users a good experience due to the […]

Apple Expected to Launch 7-Inch iPad Tablet Summer 2012?


Speculations posit that Apple would begin production of a 7.85-inch iPad tablet starting in spring and that the device may ship in summer. As the company is expected to introduce a higher resolution 10-inch iPad 3 in the spring, this suggests that Apple would be staggering the launches of its tablets in 2012. DigiTimes claims […]

LG to Produce Displays for Apple iPhone 5, 7-Inch iPad


Furthering speculations of a smaller iPad, Korea Times is reporting that Apple is in talks with LG Display to produce screens for a 7-inch version of the popular 10-inch slate. Currently, both the iPad 1 and iPad 2 are only available in a 9.7-inch form factor, and the Korea Times is reporting that the screen […]

Lenovo Ideapad A1 7-Inch Android Tablet Hands-On

Lenovo 7 inch front

Yesterday Lenovo gave me a sneak peek at their upcoming 7-inch tablet, the A1. With this size screen and Android 2.3 running the show, it may seem like a tablet out of the past rather than the Honeycombified now. But you won’t find any Honeycomb tablets that cost just $199 and can fit in a […]

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Becomes First 7-Inch Honeycomb for Sale in U.S.


It looks like U.S. residents can now own a 7-inch Android Honeycomb tablet with the Acer Iconia Tab A100 recently being offered on sale through retailer┬áSuperBiiz. The 7-inch slate carries an attractive $334 price tag, which is lower than the HTC Sense-enabled Gingerbread HTC Flyer, which retails for $500, but lacks the digitizer screen and […]

7-Inch Galaxy Tab Getting a Refresh This Fall?


It looks like the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab may be getting a hardware refresh this fall to bring it in line with the rest of Samsung’s tablet lineup and make the more portable form factor competitive against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9. Samsung was among one of the earlier companies with a tablet entry […]

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Won’t Come to U.S. Until Q3


The 7-inch Acer Iconia tab won’t be arriving in the U.S. until the third quarter of this year, according to Acer’s U.S. public relations department. Though the tablet has been available for pre-order in Europe, news that the slate would trail its European launch date was first reported on This is my next. The A100 […]