Nexus 8 Tablet Tipped for Mid-2014 Launch

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  1. dgstorm

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    The latest Android tablet rumor to hit the news bin is that Google is planning to release a Nexus 8 tablet in the middle of this year. Supposedly, the success of the Apple iPad Mini has forced Google to take notice and offer a compelling alternative in that size range. One other interesting thing to note about this rumored Nexus 8 tablet is that Google is mulling over using Intel's Bay Trail architecture instead of NVIDIA or Qualcomm this time.

    The rumor also suggests that the device will not be LG-made which has been speculated previously. Currently Asus is...

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    If the aspect ratio is the same as the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-incher and not an imitation of the iPAD mini, then I'd be interested. And, hopefully, Google and its R&D partner, whoever that ends up being, will include a few more ports, this time around. A micro SD slot would be especially appreciated.
     
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    Nice tablet
     
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    Yes, it is definitely a nice tablet. The 8-inch form factor would not increase the size of the 7-inch tablet too significantly, if the bevel is reduced. That would indeed make it big enough to be able to read better, but light enough to reduce hand fatigue...
     

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