Nextbook Announces New Lineup Of Android & Windows 10 2-in-1 Tablets

Nextbook has today officially announced their latest collection of 2-in-1 tablets. On the Android side we have the new 11.6″ Ares 11A tablet which runs Android Lollipop out of the box with an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. The Ares 11A also includes a detachable keyboard in the box which adds a backlit physical keyboard, trackpad, and also 2 full size USB 2.0 ports to the device. The Ares 11A will be available in Q2 of 2016 for a starting price of $219. E FUN will be showing off the tablet at CES 2016.

Press Release - Nextbook Ares 11A

Nextbook Brings New Ares Android 2-in-1 Tablet to CES 2016

Nextbook Ares 11A from E FUN Features Android 5.1 and Intel Atom x5 Processor

WEST COVINA, CA – December 30, 2015 – E FUN, a leading supplier of tablets and detachables, is expanding its line of Nextbook Ares Android tablets at CES 2016 with a new 2-in-1 model. The 11.6” Ares 11A features Android 5.1 and is powered by a quad-core Intel® AtomTM x5-Z8300 processor with 2GB system memory for smooth performance at an affordable price. The Nextbook Ares 11A will be available in Q2 2016 with an MSRP of $219.99.



“We are excited to expand our Nextbook Ares tablet line in 2016 with upgraded features,” stated Jason Liszewski, managing director and VP of sales for E FUN. “The new Ares 11A was built with consumers in mind to be the right combination of features and price.”

Featuring a detachable backlit keyboard, the Nextbook Ares 11A is an affordable solution for students, professionals and casual users. It features:

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with Google Play
  • Detachable backlit keyboard with two standard 2.0 USB ports
  • 1366 x 768 IPS capacitive touch screen
  • Quad-Core Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor
  • 2GB system memory
  • 64GB onboard storage memory, microSD supports up to 64GB additional
  • Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 2.0 megapixel front and rear cameras
  • miniHDMI, microUSB, and microSD ports

Unlike tablets, the Ares 11A comes with a full-sized, detachable keyboard, perfect for getting work done no matter where life takes you. For those more interested in entertainment, the Ares 11A is great for watching movies and TV shows through VUDU or Flixster, playing games from the Google Play store with its 3-axis G-sensor, or reading an eBook from the preloaded Barnes and Noble NOOK for Android app.

The 11.6” screen and 16:9 aspect ration means these entertainment options are all available in high definition. For the ultimate experience, these great features can be enjoyed on the big screen with the Ares 11A’s built in miniHDMI port, allowing users to mirror the device directly onto any compatible TV.

About E FUN
E FUN, a designer and marketer of mobile lifestyle products, entered the North American market in late 2010. Since then, E FUN has grown to be one of the leading tablet brands at retail, achieving top five market share by volume. Its ongoing product innovation and partnerships set E FUN apart from competitors and provide customers with unique out of the box experiences. Its product offerings include the Ares line of Android tablets and Flexx line of tablets powered by Windows. E FUN is headquartered in West Covina, California.

For additional information regarding E FUN’s Nextbook tablets, visit www.nextbookusa.com.

In related news, Nextbook has also revealed their latest lineup of Windows 10 powered tablets, the Nextbook Flexx 9A, the Flexx 10A, and the Flexx 11A. These three tablets are priced at $149, $199, and $249 respectively and are all due to go up on sale in Q2 of 2016.

All three devices run atop the Quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor with 2GB of RAM and also 32GB (9A, 10A) or 64GB (11A) of internal storage which is of course expandable via microSD. The tablets also feature included detachable keyboard which add full size USB ports and trackpads.

Press Release - Nextbook Flexx Tablets

extbook Introduces New Flexx 2-in-1 Tablets Powered by Windows at CES 2016

Flexx Models Feature Windows 10, Intel Atom x5 Processors, and Detachable Keyboards

WEST COVINA, CA – December 30, 2015 – E FUN, a leading supplier of tablets and detachables, is expanding its line of Nextbook Flexx tablets powered by Windows 10 with three new models at CES 2016. The new Flexx 9A, Flexx 10A and Flexx 11A feature Windows 10, a quad-core Intel® AtomTM x5-Z8300 processor and 2GB system memory, removable keyboards, dual cameras, and a multitude of ports and connectivity options.

Conveniently sized for use on-the-go in either tablet or laptop mode, the Nextbook Flexx detachables deliver endless entertainment opportunities. Whether it’s watching movies on an airplane ride, or playing Windows games from the Microsoft Store on a road trip, Nextbook 2-in-1s are easy and fun to use. They feature the following:

  • Windows 10 Operating System
  • Quad-core Intel® AtomTM x5-Z8300 processor with 2GB system memory
  • Capacitive multi-touch screen
    • 8.9” 1280×800 IPS
    • 10.1” 1280×800 IPS
    • 11.6” 1366×768 IPS
  • Detachable silver keyboard for portability and versatility; standard USB port on keyboard
  • 32GB internal storage (Flexx 9A, Flexx 10A) / 64GB internal storage (Flexx 11A)
  • Expandable storage via microSD card up to 64GB
  • Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity options
  • Front and rear cameras with microphone
  • Micro USB port, microHDMI port

Quotes:

  • “Coming off a strong holiday season where we exceeded our sales targets, we are extremely excited to introduce new detachables powered by Windows 10, at affordable prices in 2016. Working with great technology partners, these new Nextbooks are sure to be popular as consumer interest in tablets powered by Windows 10 continues to grow.” – Jason Liszewski, managing director and VP of sales for E FUN.
  • “E FUN’s new Windows 10 Nextbook devices are further proof that you can do great things on any budget. These value-priced devices are great for education or entertainment, and with Windows 10 features, customers can have fun and get more done.” – Jordan Chrysafidis, vice president of US OEM, Microsoft Corp.
  • “The 2-in-1 category continues to grow with innovative, affordable designs coming to market. The new Intel-powered Nextbook Flexx 2-in-1s with detachable keyboards, running Windows 10 offer great value at current prices,”- Josh Newman, general manager, 2-in-1s and tablets, Intel Corporation.

Pricing and Availability
The E FUN Nextbook Flexx 2-in-1 tablets will be available in Q2 2016 with MSRPs of $149.99 (Flexx 9A) $199.99 (Flexx 10A), and $249.99 (Flexx 11A).

About E FUN
E FUN, a designer and marketer of mobile lifestyle products, entered the North American market in late 2010. Since then, E FUN has grown to be one of the leading tablet brands at retail, achieving top five market share by volume. Its ongoing product innovation and partnerships set E FUN apart from competitors and provide customers with unique out of the box experiences. Its product offerings include the Ares line of Android tablets and Flexx line of tablets powered by Windows. E FUN is headquartered in West Covina, California.

For additional information regarding E FUN’s Nextbook tablets, visit www.nextbookusa.com.