MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 8

The Zenbook 305, revealed by Asus at IFA 2014 (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 36), will be available soon. The 13.3″ unit, which has a Core-M processor and 1920 x 1080 resolution, will cost $700.

Dell‘s OLED tablet, the Venue 8 7000 (Dell Goes OLED on World’s Thinnest Tablet, Display Monitor Vol 21 No 37), is now on sale in the UK.

The second generation of Motorola‘s entry-level Moto E smartphone has been spotted on Best Buy’s website. According to the listing, the handset will have 4G connectivity, a 1.2Ghz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 8GB of storage and 1GB of storage. It will also have a 4.5″ display with 960 x 540 resolution (the same resolution but a larger display than the original phone’s 4.3″).

MSC Technologies is now stocking the LQ156M3LW01 LCD module from Sharp. It is a 15.6″ industrial product with 1920 x 1080 resolution and a VA panel (1.500:1 contrast ratio, 170° viewing angles). The backlight supplies 400 cd/m² of brightness. The display covers 76% of the NTSC colour space and features a 30-pin LVDS interface. It can operate is -20° to 75° temperatures.

There are no plans to launch the Razer Blade gaming laptop in Europe at this time, the company has said. It is currently available to order directly from Razer in North America and some Asian countries, and will enter the Microsoft Store this month. Availability in Asia will be expanded in March. The laptop may be sold in Europe later this year.

Razer Blade 2015 laptopThe 10.1″ Terra Pad 1061 iC Z3735F W8.1Pro FWU, from Wortmann AG, has been reduced in price for schools in Germany. Education establishments in the country can now buy the tablet for €235.