Best new tablet PC 2014 launches Part 1: Microsoft, Toshiba, Huawei

Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Toshiba Encore Mini, Huawei Ascend G7 and Ascend P7 tablets specifications, features, price, cons, pros and sales information of their companies.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Toshiba Encore Mini and Huawei Ascend G7 and P7 are the upcpming best new tablet computer in 2014 market
Leading tech makers - Microsoft, Toshiba and Huawei unveiled their new tablet PC at IFA 2014 in Berlin
IFA 2014 in Berlin witnessed innumerable tablet, laptops and other computing gadgets from the tech-leaders. Here we have picked four of such variable sized best new tablets that are expected to arrive in market shortly.
Out of the four, the Surface Pro 3 and Toshiba Encore tablet Mini are the two most anticipated Windows 8 tablets. Microsoft device is the best tablet cum laptop cum laptop that comes with a full sized keyboard dock where the other two Huawei tablets are the latest Android machines.

Microsoft’s sales figure

depicts that the total revenue of Microsoft up to June 30, 2013 was 77,849 Million US Dollar, which has improved to 86,833 Million US Dollar up to June 30, 2014. It means the company is taking concrete steps and analyzing the concrete reasons for Windows 8 failure  and now gaining re-gaining the faith of their customers.  

#1 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet PC

Now the company launches its next Surface Pro 3 tablet with much improved quality. With fascinating trackpad and new magnet system, the latest Surface Pro is anticipated rock the market.
Its keyboard helps in giving better viewing angle and stability to users as it can be tilted upward, though its touch pad is less responsive than expected.

Specifications and features 

With 12-inches display and 2160 x 1550 resolutions, the high end Surface Pro  3 model from Microsoft is an awesome hybrid tablet with pin-sharp screen. Over 16:9 resolutions of the previous Surface models, the new version comes with 3:2, thus giving more sense and depth to its screen. 
The full-sized keyboard with around 5 typing cover options offers precise pointing, smooth typing and connecting an external drive, mouse or a printer. It has one USB slot.
The pressure-sensitive premium metal stylus is an additional advantage. Moreover, even in the sleep or locked mode of the Surface tablet, a click on the cap of stylus immediately opens a new OneNote page. You can take screenshot for either selected area by pen or entire display screen with just two clicks of this pen.
Internally, it is packed with numerous specs including variable options for Intel i7, i5 or i3 processors, 4GB to 8GB RAM, and different 64 GB to 512 GB RAM storage.

Pricing of Mirosoft Surface Pro 3

The Intel i5 model of Pro 3 with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage costs at £849. But you will need to pay additional £110 for its special typing cover.
The goods: Good display and aesthetically designed body, nice upgrade to typing cover.
Not goods: gets hotter after some time, track pad is small and less responsive

Market position of Toshiba

Toshiba, a tech-leading Chinese company, with its innumerable number of products in computing, communication, powering etc. generates its 55% revenue from outside of Japan. Now the company brings its new 7-inches Windows 8 affordable version of Encore series mini tablets.
The TheStreet in its 2nd quarter report for PCs shipping shows  that Toshiba stands at the last in PC shipping with owning only 6.4 percent of the market, where Lenovo was on top with its 19.2 percent of the total PC market sale.

#2 Toshiba Encore tablet - Mini WT7-C16 Windows 8.1 computer

Last year, the company released the many Toshiba Satellite series - E45t, E55t and E55Dt affordable laptops in market and now it bring their nominal price ranged Encore tablet Mini at just $119.99. But if you require docking it with the keyboard, you can purchase a Bluetooth keyboard separately at an additional cost of $42. 

Specification and features of Encore Mini

It features a multi touch (up to 5 fingers) LED Backlit display with 1,024 x 600 pixels resolution, WSVGA LED Backlight screen. Additionally, has a 0.3 MP VGA camera and mono speaker. For connectivity, you will get Bluetooth 4.0 and Micro-USB 2.0 on this Toshiba Tablet PC. Its battery provide up to 7.3 hours power backup.
At affordable prices, you would require to compromise with just 16 GB storage and 128 GB microSD card slot. Other internal specifications include an Intel’s Atom Z3735G quad-core processor couples to 1GB RAM and Windows 8.1 operating platform to perform at the optimum level.
The goods: Quad-core processor and low price
No goods: No HDMI port or docking connector, no user replaceable Lithium Polymer battery.

Huawei's sales information

The Chinese tech-maker – Huawei is a multinational networking company deals in telecommunications equipment and services. The Wall street Journal reports Huawei's 30 percent sale income increase  in the first healf of 2014, which is more than 50 percent of its profit target for this year. 

#3 Huawei Ascend G7 tablet computer

Huawei launches two new phablets in Chinese market. The first is affordable Ascend G7 tablet with metallic chassis and the limited Sapphire Edition of the other Ascend P7 handset with LTE connectivity.

Specs and features of Ascend G7

The new Ascend tablet is a 7.6mm thick handset with silver, golden and grey hues with brushed metal designs. It features a 5.5 inches display and 720 pixels of screen resolution.
With Sony’s 4th Gen Exmore imaging sensor, a 13MP rear camera and the 5MP front shooter, the G7 offers LTE network connectivity. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and Huawei’s own Emotion 3.0 UI and has a powerful 3000 mAh battery.
Internally hardware includes a 64 bit 1.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor couples to 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage with microSD card slot allowing expanding up to 64GB.


Last year, Huawei brought one of the top selling large sized 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate P6 phablet with 5 point multi touch display at just $224. But for this time, the company set the price of Ascend G7 handset at $325 (€250) and it will arrive in market by November, this year.

#4 Huawei Ascend P7

Innovations are the trend of these days. So, Huawei enhanced its new Ascend P7 with thermal conductivity and superior infrared for having sapphire display. The Sapphire quality improves its scratch resistance. 
Rest features are same to earlier Ascend P7 model. It features 5-inch FHD with LTE connectivity, 13MP and 8MP cameras at rear and front ends. It has HiSilicon Kirin 910T SoC Octa-core processor clocking at 1.8GHz and 2500mAh battery support.
For more information on both tablet computers, you can navigate to Official Link of Huawei Ascend G7 and P7.

Wrap up

The most identical features and specifications of the tablets and smartphones have blurred the thin line difference between the two devices. That is why, in this post, I have taken both Toshiba tablet and Huawei phablets.
Market competition is getting higher day by day. To keep up with the competition, all the three companies have packed above four best tablets with the latest features. In the next part of this post, I shall review some more new tablets likely to come in market, shortly. Hope after going through this post, you will find your best option.

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