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.
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