Samsung, HP, Sony Showcase Tablets at MWC
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
The tablet features multi-window options to split the portable screen and allow access to a number of live applications.
Contents and Apps
The Galaxy Note 8.0 also comes pre-loaded with content and apps, including upgraded Chat-On, which provides instant messaging and group chatting in multiple formats.
Universal Remote Control
The Smart Remote feature gives users a universal remote control and electronic programming guide allowing users to manage TV and video watching.
HP Slate 7
The tablet's high-aperture-ratio Field Fringe Switching (HFFS) panel offers wide viewing angles that enable users to more easily view content and video, even in bright outdoor lighting.
HP’s Slate 7 runs Google's Android Jelly Bean operating system, features a 7-inch touch-screen display and starts at $169.
Alcatel One Touch Evo7 HD
An update of the Evo7, the Evo7 HD can be upgraded from WiFi to 3G or 4G through a removable data module.
Power and Storage
The Evo7 HD ships with a 1.6GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, a quad-core GPU and 4GB of storage, all while running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Sony Xperia Z
Weighing just over a pound and with a thickness of less than a quarter of an inch, Sony now has the distinction of offering the lightest, thinnest 10-inch tablet available in the market.
The Exmore R CMOS Sensor found in the Xperia Z’s camera works on back-illuminated technology, unlike conventional sensors, which work on front-illuminated technology.
Fujitsu Arrows Tab
This water-resistant Windows 8 tablet comes in a 10.1-inch form factor and will be a Japan-only release, at least for the moment.