Desktops and Notebooks: Motorola Droid Bionic, Toshiba Tablet, HTC Inspire, Others Shown at CES

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2011-01-07
 
 
 

Motorola Droid Bionic, Toshiba Tablet, HTC Inspire, Others Shown at CES

by Nicholas Kolakowski

Motorola Droid Bionic, Toshiba Tablet, HTC Inspire, Others Shown at CES

Motorola Droid Bionic

The Motorola Droid Bionic features a 4.3-inch display, Android 2.2, front- and rear-facing cameras (with an 8-megapixel rear camera), a dual-core processor, and 512MB RAM.

Motorola Droid Bionic

Bionic Power

The Droid Bionic will be available on Verizon, which is promising speeds up to 10 times that of 3G on its 4G LTE network. Motorola is staying mum so far on a price point.

Bionic Power

Motorola Xoom

The Motorola Xoom is a 10.1-inch tablet running Android 3.0 (code-named "Honeycomb"), which is optimized for tablets. The Xoom's processing power comes courtesy of the Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, each core running at 1GHz.

Motorola Xoom

Camera Xoom

The Motorola Xoom can power 1080p video, and includes an HDMI output along with front- and rear-facing cameras. Those cameras support video chat over WiFi and 3G/4G LTE.

Camera Xoom

Inductive Charging

Energizer's Inductive Charger, for cordless mobile-device charging, now comes in dual- and single-bay formats. The Charger uses Qi—a charging standard developed by the Wireless Power Consortium—to power devices wirelessly.

Inductive Charging

Ford Sync

Ford is spending CES heavily promoting Sync, its in-car IT system developed in conjunction with Microsoft.

Ford Sync

Nook Color

Barnes & Noble hopes its Android-based Nook Color e-reader can compete against not only Amazon.com's Kindle e-reader, but also the tablet PCs hitting the market with e-reader applications.

Nook Color

HTC Inspire 4G

This Android 2.2-based smartphone for AT&T features a 1GHz processor and 4.3-inch touch screen.

HTC Inspire 4G

8-Megapixel Shooter

The HTC Inspire also integrates an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera. Unfortunately, HTC reps did not have a battery installed with this display device.

8-Megapixel Shooter

Yahoo Connected TV

Yahoo is tweaking its Connected TV, which includes Flickr, Facebook and Twitter integration onto a traditional TV platform.

Yahoo Connected TV

Toshiba Tablet

Toshiba's Android 3.0-based tablet features a 10.1-inch display with 1,280-by-800 resolution. The company did not offer a firm release date or pricing for the device.

Toshiba Tablet

Toshiba EasyGrip

The Toshiba tablet also boasts an EasyGrip finish and will apparently be available in multiple colors. Front- and rear-facing cameras have been integrated for video conferencing.

Toshiba EasyGrip

RIM PlayBook

RIM hopes its 7-inch PlayBook, seen here, will capture the attention of both enterprise procurers looking for an employee tablet and consumers.

RIM PlayBook

PlayBook Entering a Crowded Market

The PlayBook features a proprietary operating system, which RIM hopes will allow it to stand out in a tablet market increasingly crowded by Android-based devices and the Apple iPad.

PlayBook Entering a Crowded Market

Gorilla Glass

Many of the mobile devices making an appearance at CES are fronted with ultra-tough Gorilla Glass.

Gorilla Glass

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung is using CES to further promote its 7-inch, Android-based Galaxy Tab tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Rocket Fuel