While LG is patiently awaiting the release of the tablet specific version of the Android operating system codenamed Honeycomb, it has, in the meanwhile gone ahead with its Windows 7 based tablet plans. The tablet running Windows was also seen sometime ago at the FCC undergoing trials and as per the latest tablet PC news, the second largest consumer electronics company has launched a new tablet in Korea.
Named E-Note H1000B, the LG tablet comes with a 10.1 inch resistive touchscreen display having a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution along with a stylus. As far as its processor goes, there are two options to choose from – either a 1.1 GHz Intel Atom Z510 chip or a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z530 CPU coupled to a gig of RAM along with 16GB solid state disk. The tablet also includes a WiMAX option though its not built into the device but comes as an extra accessory.
Among the other connectivity options that the LG E-Note H1000B has on offer include 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0. Among its other features that the tablet packs in are 2 USB 2.0 ports, an SD Card Slot, an accelerometer as well as a 4-cell removable battery. As for its dimensions, the tablet measures 278.5 x 180.5 x 14.5 mm and weighs 850g including the battery, which isn’t bad considering its netbook like capabilities.
The LG E-Note H1000B is right now only available at one South Korea based online retail outlet KT WiBro. Price has been fixed at 961,000 won or $847. Also, its not known when the tablet will be seen on foreign shores.
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