The latest tablet PC news: For You Digital MX10 5-inch Android makes its debut. But first things first (for the uninitiated), For You Digital is the name of a South Korean company and they have come up with the MX10 – a 5 inch tablet running the Android OS, which would give company and competition to the Dell Streak and the Archos 43, of which the former has already reached markets and the latter is slated for a mid October launch.
Coming back to the topic on hand, the first thing about the MX10 that makes a strong point for itself is its looks, which exude a sense of style and shine. It comes in both shades of black and white with the white MX10 getting a silver ring running around its edge while the same for the black version is getting replaced with a crome ring.
The MX10 runs Android 2.1 and will perhaps include an upgrade option to the more capable 2.2 Froyo version of the Android later on. Internal memory capacity is in the tune of 2 to 16 GB, which can be increased further by way of the microSD card slot. There is a standard HDMI out slot as well that can output 1020p videos. While still on ports, the MX10 also includes a standard USB port but strangely, the tablet does not come integrated with any connectivity options. And it’s here that the USB can come to the rescue as it can be used to connect to an external modem from an ISP of your choice.
However, the good things about the MX10 (so far as is known up until now) comes to an end, so that the 5 inch display can be described as a bit of an disappointment. To begin with, the screen lacks clarity and contrast. That the display is based on resistive touchscreen technology does not help things, either. In fact, the display can look like a joke when compared to what you get on other devices like the Galaxy Pad from Samsung.
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