Like it or hate it, but some manufacturers are still sticking to Android 2.2 Foyo when developing an Android based tablet. The latest to be counted among this list is Haier with their HaiPad. Apart from the operating system, the other main aspect of the HaiPad is that it comes with a 7 inch multi touch capacitive touchscreen display, marking a change from the steady stream of 10 inch sized tablets that have been coming our way of late. What also seems evident is that there are no plans to bring on board Android 3.0 Honeycomb anytime soon, though the Android 2.3 does stand a chance.
This apart, the others features of the HaiPad include the tablet’s processor which comprises of a Freescale i.MX515 Cortex A8 unit capable of clocking at a max 800 MHz with 802.11b/g/ WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 making up the connectivity options. The tablet also should come with cameras integrated in the front and the rear of the device. Clearly built for the budget segment, it remains to be seen if the HaiPad ever makes it to outside of China.
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