Germany’s Gigaset is known by the world’s population due to its cordless phones. Now, the German manufacturer has decided to launch its first tablets. The 8-inch QV830 and the 10-inch QV1030 sport an aluminum shell and run on a stock version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. In this world governed by smart handsets, Gigaset has decided to take part of the worldwide movement in the field of tablets and decided to unveil two different-size devices, in order to target different audiences.
The QV1030 represents the company’s flagship. It is designed mostly for those who expect enhanced performance. The tablet is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad-core Tegra 4 processor, a 2,560 x 1,600 display, 16 GB of expandable storage. In what concerns the photo aspect, the tablet sports a 8MP rear camera as well as a 1.2 MP front camera.
On the other hand, the QV830 is designed for a different audience, an audience that is always on the run. Its 1,024 x 768 MP resolution screen is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek chip, and it owns 8GB. As in happens in the case of the QV1030, this smaller tablet is suitable for extended storage. With a tiny Slot card, you can boost its storage up to 64 GB if you please. As for the cameras, de tablet offers a 5MP rear camera and a 1.2 MP front camera.
Both of these devices are expected for launch in Germany in early December, with the starting price of €199 ($271) for the QV830 and €369 ($502) for the QV1030. There are no other rumors concerning their release on American soil and any other marketplace. However, after Gigaset makes its debut in Germany, it is likely to see the two tablets displayed on shelved in other countries.
Not long ago, people considered tablets only a temporary device. Now, after years of existence and numerous models of tablets, this portable smart device has gained a lot of ground and it is expected to take the place of both portable and desktop computers. In what cancers Gigaset, the company has turned its attention towards what is supposed to be the leading handset in the next year.