Tablet PCs have been sprouting up all parts of the world and it seems the Middle East too has joined the race. For the latest tablet PC news from the Middle East is that DTK Computer has launched a net book that can also play the role of a touch tablet gadget with equal ease. The two in one gadget named the Swift I Touch operates in this manner: The basic iTouch device has a 10 inch multi-touch display which is based on capacitive technology. The device allows the screen to be folded or turned by 180 degrees and it is this transformation action that converts the device from a netbook to a tablet. It even included a stylus for ease of use.
The base processor is an Intel Atom N450 with a clock speed of 1.66 Ghz and runs the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition. The two in one device has 1 GB of onboard memory which can be upgraded to 2 GB. It also comes with a 320 GB hard disk drive while weighing in at around a kilo. A 1.3 MP camera and WiFi connectivity is standard fitment on the Swift I Touch and includes the option of 3G broadband as well.
“DTK has been at the forefront of introducing innovative, high-performing technologies that address consumer customer needs for increased computing capacity, greater performance, scalability and reliability. The DTK has an easy-to-use interface built as a small form-factor at a low-cost”. Nimer Al Attal, who is the MD of DTK Computer Middle East we have this to say of their exciting new product.
Pricing for the device is also quite reasonable at AED 1,599 without the 3G option, which translates to around $450. The product is available at all the DTK distributors and resellers shops in the region though there has been no word about its international availability as yet.