Newman takes on the iPad mini with the 7.2mm Newsmy S8 Mini quad-core tablet

Newman have been branching out and doing very well over the past year. They first hit our radar with the dual-core Newman N1 then later last year with the Samsung Exynos equipped Newman N2, now they are back again this time with a quad-core mini tablet.

The Newsmy S8 Mini is a 7.9-inch mini tablet based on an all aluminum body menacing just 7.2mm thick. The display is an OGS 1024 x 768 capitative panel with multi-touch support and there are dual cameras fitted to the device, 2 mega-pixel front, 5 mega-pixel rear.

Newman have opted for a quad-core Cortex A9 processor running at 1.6Ghz with 2GB RAM for the Newsmy S8 Mini so performance shouldn’t be an issue. An option of either 8GB or 16GB can be expanded with a 32GB SD card and there are ports for USB and HDMI out.

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There are currently no detail on pricing, but Newman have listed the Newsmy S8 Mini online with a complete specification run down here.

Newman also sent us a press release which you can read below.

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Ultra-thin 7.2mm Newsmy S8 Mini Quad-core tablet PC

With the rapid growth of the tablet PC market in 2013, all manufacturers including Newsmy, one of the vital roles in the tablet PC field, strive to occupy this Quad-core tablet market. Newsmy constantly released multiple Android Quad-core tablet PC during this year, each style of tablet put in the market in the second quarter features full selling points, among them there is a Newsmy S8 mini with ultra-thin body of 7.2mm global wide and Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU which can reach up to 1.6 GHz, here let’s see how this device surprises us!

Brand New Cortex A9 Quad core Surging power

Newsmy S8 mini 7.9 inch Tablet PC adopts high performance Cortex-A9 Quad-core processor RK3188, the most advanced tablet processor, the main frequency can reach up to 1.6 GHz; faster and more sensitive.

Top 28nm manufacturing processing Super long displaying time

Newsmy S8 mini adopts the top leading 28nm manufacturing processing technique, achieving a significant advance in low-power consumption with saving 60% operating power consumption at the same frequency and increasing 55% performance boost at the same leakage rate.

7.2mm ultra-thin Aluminum body 7.9 inch top-level screen

This 7.9 inch Tablet Newsmy S8 mini has fashionable appearance, comprehensive upgraded in its producing process and material, the exquisite technique has achieved international leading level. Dynamic linear design makes the whole thickness reaches to amazing 7.2mm, the thinnest part is even 4.4mm。

High-performance Quad-core GPU, 2G  memory

This newly released Newsmy Tablet PC S8 mini adopts the top Quad-core MALI400MP powerful graphic processor, its graphic processing ability is invincible with fine and delicate sight, it can support mainstream games without any difficulty; 2G internal memory and faster response system enables you to enjoy 3D games always smoothly.

Innovative 4G network Enjoy high speed internet access with Newsmy Tablet PC

The most outstanding features of Newsmy S8mini is that it supports the latest 4G network via external USB 4G dongle, which enables you to download files at the speed of 100Mbps, 2000 times faster than download by dial up access. Meanwhile, the speed can reach up to 20Mbps during upload files.

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  1. Freeje
    May 9, 2013

    Would have been nice if it came with 3G built-in. Still waiting for the perfect tablet.

  2. Juraj
    May 9, 2013

    1024×768 is too low these days, 720p for 8” and 1080p for 10” should be the minimum

    • empirefuse
      May 9, 2013

      FYI…720p is 1280×720 which isn’t far away from 1024×768. I don’t think you would notice a difference between these resolutions. In addition this tablet has a 4:3 aspect ratio. As far as I can see it looks the same as a Chuwi V88?

    • May 13, 2013

      You know that iPad Mini with same screen size has same resolution, right? These tablets are competitors fot iPad Mini and provide same or better specifications for lower price, although people complain about their displays.

  3. Simon
    May 9, 2013

    I think the solution specs is similar to the iPad mini which they are trying to emulate. I like the look of this alongside the Chuwi minipad, Cube minipad & Ramos minipad. Just which to choose thats all

    • Steve Smith
      May 10, 2013

      Also consider the new Novo 8 Discovery tablet from Ainol Electronics that features Bluetooth, unlike the Newsmy S8 mini — Discovery launches in late May and is priced at $159, with one of the first sites to offer this new model is TabletSprint — and features a Quad Core processor with 2GB DDR3, 16GB Memory, a 7.85″ screen (mini iPad size screen); offers bluetooth, MicroSD storage, HDMI, and is one of the first tablets on the market to work with Miracast HD Wireless… similar to Apple’s $150 AirPlay system, and with a Miracast adapter ($35) provides wireless connection to any HD TV – ideal for streaming movies (Netflix), to play video games, and to display any other content to a TV —

  4. Camaman
    May 9, 2013

    I don’t get these tablet products. Always one step short of being complete.
    They never offer 3G in them and offer highr res. Or they are low res and have 3G.

    I can’t believe nobody still makes a MTK Quad core 10.1 or even better a 9.7″ Tablet with FullHD and 3G. Its just a bigger phone…

    Some of those current high res tablets cost less than phones we are buying today.

    • Chidoc
      July 9, 2013

      Settled for Nexus 7 32 GB, 3G. No rear camera, no SD card but I’ve not seen anything major to complain about…. Don’t think the Memopad HD 7 comes with 3G either!!

  5. Dummy User
    May 9, 2013

    Stopped reading after 1024×768.
    I need my eyes!

  6. Lola
    May 9, 2013

    bla bla bla bla bla bla bla The display is an OGS 1024 x 768…

  7. ToNy DuiV
    May 10, 2013

    why fail? still a very decent resolution for a tablet.You really think it makes a tablet unuseable with lower res?

    • Lola
      May 10, 2013

      no but it makes it less appealing

  8. Simon
    May 10, 2013

    Which 7 inch android tablet would you buy……Nexus 7 & forget the rest ?

  9. May 13, 2013

    How does this tablet stands compared to HKC Quest Q79? I think about buying it for 879RMB with reasonable 7.6mm thickness and pretty same specifications except 1GB RAM

  10. sotong
    May 31, 2013

    I like this. How much and where to buy?