To have a tablet that looks like the iPad is perhaps the easiest method of emulating the success of the magical tablet device from Apple. It is perhaps this line of thought that has prompted many to start off their tablet venture with a device that looks like the iPad and Elonex as well are keen to be identified in this group. Also it’s not just one or two tablet devices that Elonex will be coming up with but an entire range of tablets consisting of, wait for it, 9 devices in all that will start off with a 5 inch sized screen while the biggest of the lot will be all of 10 inches.
Difference will also be in the operating system which will vary from the 1.6 version of the Android while the most advanced of the lot will have Android 2.1 though its the latest 2.2 Froyo that would easily have been the most desired option.
Another aspect that the Elonex range of tablets will be known for is their price which will conform to the usual Elonex tradition of pumping out devices that score high on affordability. The price for the tablets is likely to be between £99 and £159 in the UK. That’s pretty cheap and while one shouldn’t be expecting a world of goodies on these devices, the tablet will have wide screen display. Compare this to what the iPad has on offer, 4:3 display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
And that’s not all for there is also the option of a full QWERTY keyboard case that can be connected to the tablet via USB and will provide the tablet the look and functionality of a full fledged laptop. The touchscreen though will be of the resistive type.
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