Saycool based in the Chinese Shenzhen province, which can be considered the breeding ground of companies dealing in hi tech products, has come up with two new tablet offerings. The two tablets christened M5A and the M7 tablet PC run the Windows OS and have Intel hearts at their core. However, that’s just part of the story as the Intel processors that are placed in the two tablet PCs are from the new Z series of CPUs that are known to have extremely low power requirements. This compares well against the N series of CPUs that have achieved notoriety from being too power hungry, something that’s extremely important for a mobile device like tablet PCs.
Spec wise, the Saycool M5A is built around an Intel Z530 Atom clocking in at 1.6GHz. The tablet is in the 5 inch category with a display resolution of 800 × 480 pixels. The tablet is based on capacitive touch screen technology and has got 16 GB SSD, 1 GB of RAM and weighs a quite comfortable 350g. The M5A comes equipped with a 1700mAh battery though it’s not known exactly how long it can keep things going. Price of the M5A is a rather high $550. The M5A runs the Windows XP operating system.
For the Saycool M7 tablet, storage capacity remains the same 16 GB SSD though system memory doubles to 2 GB of RAM. (In fact, storage options for the two tablet PCs include 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.) The tablet, as the nomenclature might have revealed, has a 7 inch screen that displays a resolution of 1024 × 600 pixels, which it should be mentioned is quite impressive for a screen of this size. The M7 also has the capacitive touch screen. Also, there is another indication of the tablet name – the OS it runs which is Windows 7. The M7 weighs just over half a kilo, 550g to be precise and derives its power from a 2700mAh battery. However, battery life is not known as of now while the price too, at $640 is a bit on the higher side.
There is still no word though about when the tablet is likely to reach markets.
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