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SITEX 2012 - Telco, Tablets, GPS & Mobile Accessories Buying Guide

By Team HardwareZone - 24 Nov 2012

Tablets - ASUS, Samsung & Toshiba


Android tablets are on the rampage again at SITEX 2012 with Android 4.0 and smaller 7-inch form factors making its presence felt in more devices. Here are some Android tablets that may suit your budget. 


ASUS (Hall 5, Booth 5A18, 5B10, 5B40, 5G20; Hall 6, Booth 6C01, 6C10, 6D30, 6E30)


Google Nexus 7 

As the first tablet to garner our Editor's Choice Award, the Google Nexus 7 is currently the best Android tablet at the moment. Offering solid build quality, great handling and a lightweight form factor, the Nexus 7 is perfect for multimedia consumption on-the-go.

Coupled with NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the user experience is top-notch. Being a Nexus device, you are almost guaranteed to receive timely software updates straight from Google ahead of the other Android vendors.

  • SITEX Price: $349 (16GB Wi-Fi), $399 (32GB Wi-Fi) 
  • Usual Price: $399 (16GB Wi-Fi)
  • More Information: HWZ Review


Click here for ASUS brochures.


Samsung (Hall 6, Booth 6D20, 6F30; Hall 5, Booth 5A28)


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (3G + WiFi) 

Fancy a tablet with a stylus? Well, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has one of the best implementation of a stylus concept in a tablet. Branded as the S Pen, it allows you to actually create content on the Galaxy Note 10.1 using the suite of S Pen-optimized apps such as S Note to take down notes and sketch drawings. 

You will also find innovative software features such as Smart Stay and true multitasking capabilities via Multi-Screen and Pop-up Play on the Galaxy Note 10.1. A recommended buy for students and consumers who are keen on its content creativity.

  • SITEX Price: $698
  • Usual Price: $998
  • Promotion: Free 16GB MicroSD card (worth $18)
  • More Information: HWZ Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (3G + WiFi)

Looking for an iPad Mini alternative? The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is one you can consider. Driven by a 1.4GHz dual-core application processor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 runs on the Android Honeycomb (upgradeable to ICS 4.0) and features HSPA+, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity, all on its Super AMOLED Plus display.

  • SITEX Price: $598
  • Usual Price: $898
  • Promotion: Free 16GB MicroSD card + mystery gift + Samsung Bluetooth headset
  • More Information: HWZ Review

Click here for Samsung brochures.

Click here for Samsung (tech@Vogue) brochures.



Toshiba (Hall 6, Booth 6A00, 6A01, 6E30; Hall 5, Booth 5E20)


Toshiba REGZA AT270-10003 (3G)

In the market for a small tablet? The Toshiba Regza Tablet AT270 runs on a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB RAM. And best yet, it comes with an ebook-friendly 7.7-inch AMOLED display and 32GB onboard memory.

  • SITEX Price: $787
  • Usual Price: $899
  • Promotion: Free 1 year Norton Tablet Security and Toshiba 16GB SD/MicroSD card
  • More Information: HWZ Review


Click here for Toshiba brochures.