NEC Japan has brought out two ten-inch tablets for those who have yet to encounter the perfect slate solution.
The devices come in two flavors: one is targeted for business professionals, while the other is geared for regular individuals. The two versions offer different features, although their hardware specifications have similarities.
This tablet is very portable, with dimension of 257 mm × 181 mm × 7.99 mm and a weight of only 540 g. It boasts of a dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 processor with a clock speed of 1.5 GHz for its processor, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for its operating system. Likewise, it runs on a Power VR SGX 540 GPU and a full gigabyte of DDR2 RAM.
Storage-wise, users of the business tablet are provided with 16 GB of built-in memory. If this is inadequate, however, users can always add storage via a built-in micro SD card slot, which accepts up to 32 GB. Meanwhile, those who have opted for the individual model can choose between a 16 GB version and a 32 GB version.
The display is provided by a 10-inch IPS WXGA LCD screen that may be viewed comfortably from different angles. It has a high level of brightness and a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. This device promises around 13 hours of web browsing and around 10 hours of video playback.
For connectivity, the device is capable of Wireless LAN IEEE802.11a/b/g/n as well as Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. A list of security features moreover makes this choice attractive for enterprise users.
Users are provided with some standard apps. However, they still get access to Google Play, which means that they can freely expand the functionalities of the tablet with apps and widgets. They can likewise take full advantage of these functionalities through the built-in sensors like the gyrometer, accelerometer, digital compass, GPS, and light sensor.
To complete the package, NEC is furthermore offering a 5 MP rear camera, a 1.2 MP front camera, a micro USB port, a full size USB port, a micro HDMI port, a 3.55 mm audio jack, and speakers.
Each of the tablets costs 45,000 Yen or around US$ 570, and will be available this coming July for Japanese consumers.
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