Tuesday, December 6, 2011

MIPS estimates NOVO7 tablet running Android Ice Cream Sandwich at $ 99

Once Google opens source operating system Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), manufacturers of finished devices get their hands a tool to adapt the operating system for its development. This attractive opportunity is not quick to take advantage of the developers of MIPS Technologies, which together with a Chinese manufacturer of processors Ingenic Semiconductor announced the availability of the tablet is running the latest version of Android.

Tablet MIPS running Android Ice Cream Sandwich is priced at $ 99
Novelty is the name of NOVO7. While not known for all its specifications, but the main thing that should please the consumer, it's price - only $ 99 (on-line shop added to it the cost of delivery - $ 60). The product is built on the single-chip system Ingenic JZ4770, which is listed in the CPU XBusrt 1 GHz based on the architecture MIPS. The role of the GPU performs Vivante GC860, hardware capable of processing video resolution of Full HD.
In the configuration of the new touch screen is 7 inch (in the future is expected to yield models with screen size of 8 and 9 inches), the wireless adapter Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, USB 2.0 and HDMI 1.3, slot for cards microSD, two camera (rear - 2-megapixel). Data on the screen resolution, mass and dimensions of the device yet. The battery life depends on the load: reaching standby 30 hours when playing back recordings, it is reduced to 25 hours of video playback - up to 8 hours when using the browser - to 7 hours battery drain on a game for 6 hours.
The tablet is already sold in China and in the online shop Ainol Electronics. Developers promise that in other countries, the unit will be available for several months.
Sources: MIPS Technologies, Ainol Electronics