CES 2013

Tablets and OS: the gauntlet has been thrown down

There’ll be a huge gap this year between 7’’ low-budget devices and top-of-the-range models.  Android’s low-cost mini-tablets Cheaper and more portable, the first 7’’ tablets running Google’s OS were popular in the consumer market but, despite reclaiming some market shares from the iPad, are not yet a serious contender for Apple. Other manufacturers are getting in on the mini-tablet market this year, such as Asus, who were already established in the sector with their Google Nexus 7 (€199), and Acer’s model, pictured here. Both Taiwanese manufacturers intend to conquer the market with devices priced at between €150 and €200,...

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Smartphones in 2013: bigger is better

High-end smartphones with 5-6” displays are the stars of this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Smartphone or mini-tablet? This is a question people will be asking a great deal, judging by the dominating trend in the high-end smartphone market in 2013 and 2014. Manufacturers are increasingly bringing out Full HD 5-6 inch (13-15 cm) models, claiming that users are demanding better quality, easy-to-read displays. In addition, these new super smartphones come with quad-core processors, 2 GB of RAM and Android’s latest OS, Jelly Bean. Needless to say, all this comes at a price: these devices won’t go for less...

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