Ematic has brought out its new 7 inches tablet with a capacitive touchscreen running on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System. The product, called Ematic eGlide Steal, is a pocket-friendly slate that will be a suitable alternative to pricier models available in the tablet market. Android 4.0 provides an intuitive feel for the device with its user interface, and aids multi-tasking.
The Ematic eGlide Steal runs on a processor that has a clock speed of 1 GHz. This CPU has a dedicated GPU as well as a full gigabyte of RAM for a smooth computing experience. There is as well a 4 GB of internal storage memory, which may be expanded through the built-in micro SD card slot, and the 5 GB of cloud storage allotted for users.
Other features include a front facing camera, Wi-Fi connectivity, HDMI port, support for 1080 pixels High Definition video playback, and built-in 3 axis gyroscope coupled with an accelerometer for advanced motion sensing.
A front-facing camera makes picture taking and video conferencing possible. Also on board is a voice recorder, which may be used for personal reminders, interviews, or other notes.
There is also an HDMI port for connecting the device to a larger screen, such as an HDTV. A 3 axis gyroscope with an accelerometer provides advanced motion sensing, expanding the functionalities of the portable gadget.
Bibliophiles will possibly delight at eGlide Steal’s Kobo eReading application, which gives users access to around 2.5 million eBooks.
Another feature is the EDAN, which stands for Ematic’s Digital Assistant & Navigator. EDAN assists users in searching for nearby entertainment hubs such as restaurants or cinemas through voice to text technology.
The Ematic eGlide Steal tablet sells for only $119.95, and is what one might call a real steal, given its specification. This tablet is available at various online retailers, including D&H Distributing, Walmart, and J&R.