Here is one more tablet in the 7 inch segment running Android 2.1 and this time, its from NEC who have come up with the tablet recently in Japan. However, NEC is targeting the enterprise segment with the tablet and have added features in it that NEC hopes will add to the convenience of entrepreneurs.
So what are the things that the Life Touch (as the tablet is called) packs in. To begin with, the Life Touch can function both as a cell phone as well as a mobile PC and includes a stylus as well. The main display area is made up of a 7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
On the inside, there is an ARM Cortex-A8 CPU along with 384 MB of RAM while onboard storage amount to 1GB. The Life Touch also boasts of other features like 802.11b/g/ WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3G, a 3 megapixel camera, built-in accelerometer, infrared, GPS, a G-sensor, accelerometer and light sensor.
On the port side, the Life Touch includes a standard USB port, a micro-USB port, a full sized SDHC card slot and a microphone kack. The Life Touch is also compatible with various file formats such as H.264, MPEG-4, MP3, OGG, and WAV media files. What this means is that the tablet can be used for reading e-books, multimedia playback and online shopping. NEC claims the Life Touch will have a battery life of about 8 hour between full charges. NEC has also stated some customized services and software along with the option of cloud storage to lure enterprise consumers.
However, no price details of the Life Touch has been revealed though the tablet is slated to begin shipping on November 30th in Japan. No international availability dates are yet to come by.
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