There has been no dearth of tablet PCs after Apple popularized the segment with its iPad though none has ever been themed on a popular computer game anytime before. This until a China based company — Tanbo Shenzhen decided to fill the void with tablets named Wopad V7, V8, and V10.
So while the Wopad V7, V8, and V10 are among the latest introductions into the world of Android tablets, the specialty of the tablet PCs are the Angry Birds artwork that seems to have an all over presence on the tablets.
Behind the skin that benefits from a heavy dose of Angry Birds, the tablets V7, V8, and V10 come in screen size options of 7, 8, and 10 inches respectively, all of which are based on capacitive touchscreen technology. The rest of the specifications include an ARM Cortex-A8 processors along with 512 MB of RAM, while internal storage in the three tablets amount to 4 GB.
Coming back to the tablet’s speciality, Angry Birds are what you get to see right from the box that the tablets come packed in to almost every conveiveable space. As such, there are Angry Birds artwork that can be seen as wallpaper while even the icons that abound the devices refer to the Angry Birds games, too. Then of course the entire package won’t be complete without the tablet coming pre-loaded with Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio.
As for the game itself, it’s often baffling in that it tends to play better on some tablets than others, even though it is not a very resource hungry game. The game therefore necessitates a responsive touchscreen and a reasonably fast processing power. As the Wopad range of tablets is almost entirely centered on the angry Birds it can well be assumed that the features of the device would also be capable enough to allow its users to play the game with enough ease.
One can pick up the Wopad V7 right away from the McBub at a price of $124.
In the meantime, the company ahas also come up with a more advanced version of the 7 inch Wopad which they have aptly named Wopad V7+. So while the looks are the same as the V7, what differentiates it are its more capable internals which comprise of a 1.3 GHz processor. Other bits include a 7 inch 800 x 480 pixel capacitive touchscreen display, a 512 MB RAM, along with 4 GB of internal memory. Then there also is a 1.3 megapixel camera built into the front of the tablet.
The Wopad V7+ also boasts of other features such as 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. There are two mini-USB ports, an HDMI out port and a microSD card slot. A 3200 mAh battery powers the tablet though the operating system is Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
No information as of now as to what the tablet will cost or when it will be ready for a market launch.
Sovan Mandal is the senior tablet and tech corespondent for goodereader.com. He brings a international approach to news that is not just applicable to the North American market, but also Asia, India, Europe and others. Sovy brings his own writing flavor to the website and is interested in Science Fiction, Technology and Writing. Any questions, send an email