The ExoPC Slate had created a lot of buzz around itself most of which was due to the unique ExoPC UI Layer that was specially made to undo many of the Windows 7 operating system’s touchscreen woes. What it offers are a series of circular rows a gentle tap on each of which will be enough to launch an application, something that can be termed a grand evolution over an operating system that is believed to be more comfortable dealing with the conventional double clicks. And the good thing is, the Slate is now under the FCC scanner, which can be an indication of it entering the US retail scene sometime soon.
However, the ExoPC Slate is not just about Windows 7 and a user interface that aims to make for a nice touchscreen experience. On the other hand, the ExoPC also packs in a lot of muscle under its hood to talk much about.
Like its got an 1.66GHz Intel Atom M450 processor on the other side of the 11.6 inch 1366 x 768 pixels resolution capacitive touch screen. There is also a Broadcom Crystal HD video processor that takes care of High Definition video files. Other notable features include a 1.3 megapixel camera, 32GB of flash memory, and an integrated 3G HSPDA module that conforms to AT&T’s WCDMA bands II and V. The battery life of the tablet is around 4 hours while expected price of the tablet is in the range of $600, which makes it quite lucrative when it goes on sale in the first quarter of next 2011.
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