Microsoft's retail stores are reportedly doling out reservation passes for the new Surface RT tablets, so buyers can be assured of getting one on the October 26 launch date. Looking for the new Surface tablet? You may be able to reserve one at your local Microsoft store. A forum user of blog site WPCentral reportedly picked up a reservation pass at a Microsoft Store in Oregon. As displayed by WPCentral, the pass indicates that a Surface RT tablet has been reserved for the customer. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
The new device -- spotted by Chinese site marble texture 85 iphone case MyDrivers.com and translated by UnwiredView.com -- reportedly runs on a searingly powerful 1.8GHz quad-core processor with an impressive 2GB of RAM, The huge screen offers a full 1,080p resolution to boot, That puts it just above the excellent Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in terms of power and screen resolution, making it possibly the most powerful phone in the world, With a screen that mahoosive, of course, it's debatable whether this thing truly qualifies as a phone, or whether it's really a not-that-small tablet, The Galaxy Note 2's 5.5-inch display stretches even the manliest of hands to the limit, so anything bigger would surely only be suitable for the giant at the top of Jack's beanstalk..
There's no word on whether the Mate also offers a stylus, like Samsung's effort. Although styluses might not be the coolest things around, I found the Note's to be extremely responsive and made sketching and writing notes a doddle. The included S Note software also helped turn it into a handy tool for serious business. If the Mate doesn't offer similarly helpful features, it will need to rely heavily on its impressive specs -- and hopefully a lower price tag -- to tempt gigantic phone fans away from Samsung.
There's no word yet on potential pricing, availability or indeed if the thing actually exists, but I've contacted Huawei for more information and I'll update this article when I hear back, What do you make of the Ascend Mate? Is 6.1-inches just too big, or is the time right for Samsung to have a rival to its Note line? Let me know your thoughts in marble texture 85 iphone case the comments below or over on our Facebook page, The Huawei Ascend Mate has leaked, reportedly sporting a sense-defying 6.1-inch 1080p screen and a blisteringly powerful processor..
Online retailers, including Phones4U, have named the 8th as the date the S3 Mini will arrive, although Samsung has yet to confirm that officially. You can order the S3 Mini now for delivery on the 8th, on a phone contract with Orange, O2 or Vodafone; or you can buy it on its own, SIM-free. Expansys wants £315 of your hard-earned readies for the S3 Mini sans SIM, slightly more than the £250 originally estimated by retailers when the Mini was first announced -- and slightly later than the initially quoted 2 November release date.