Posts Tagged ‘SOC’
A few days ago, Ainol released quietly another new ICS 7-inch tablet in China – NOVO7 PALADIN.
The NOVO7 PALADIN tablet model is powered by Ingenic’s JZ4770 SoC ultra-low power 1GHz XBurst processor (under MIPS architecture) and GC860 graphics chip, which is capable of decoding 1080p HD video. It comes with a 7-inch (800×480) capacitive two point touch (dual touch support) screen, 4GB/ 8GB of storage space, 512MB of DDR2 memory, WiFi, Bluetooth and external support for 3G.
The $100 USD Novo 7 or the first Ice Cream Sandwich based tablet got sold out already.
Yesterday, MIPS Technologies and Ingenic Semiconductor announced their Novo7 Android 4.0 based tablet or the “World’s First Android Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet”. The most interesting of all is, that this low-cost 7-inch tablet, runs the latest Android OS and sales for just a bit less than $100 USD.
The Novo 7 is equipped with Ingenic’s JZ4770 SoC, which is an ultra low power high performance application processor with a powerful 2D graphic and video engine. The JZ4770 is powered by Ingenic 1GHz XBurst processor core and supports many peripherals, including WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth and TV module connecting.
Newsmy’s 8-inch NewPad P9 is one of the two world’s first tablets running Android 4.0 ICS.
Many posts have been published on the internet over the last few days, about the world’s first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet – the Rockchip Android 4.0 PAD, which is powered by a Rockchip RK2918 processor (Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co.,Ltd.).
So, is it possible a tablet, which just a few weeks ago was capable of running only Android 2.3 Gingerbread, to run ICS? The answer is – Yes.
Yesterday, Engadget posted some photos (at Engadget China) of two Fuzhou Rockchip prototype tablets, running Android 4.0 ICS.
On one of those photos (the above one), our eyes spotted the name of the tablet – NewPad P9. Although a prototype, it is clearly that this is the 8-incher – the NewPad P9 tablet (below) with its front facing camera situated on a specific and unique place.
Panasonic will showcase its 10.1-inch TOUGHPAD FZ-A1 rugged tablet at the Tokyo Big Sight – Tokyo International Exhibition Center, in Japan (tomorrow).
The TOUGHPAD FZ-A1 rugged tablet is Panasonic’s new entry in the business oriented tablet sector. The slate is packed with premium security features like FIPS 140-X Level 2, which is adding requirements for physical tamper-evidence and role-based authentication – System On a Chip (SoC), and offers the most rugged, reliable and enterprise-appropriate tablet experience developed especially for business users.
Less than a week ago, MediaTek announced its MT5931 – world’s smallest single stream 802.11n Wi-Fi chip for mobile devices.
The Wi-Fi chip is designed for internet access and P2P multimedia sharing with the smallest footprint and longest battery life for mobile and portable devices. The MediaTek MT5931 integrates 802.11n Wi-Fi MAC, baseband, radio, embedded processor, and power management unit on one compact and power efficient chip.
The MediaTek MT5931 single chip SoC, measuring less than 9mm^2 in chip scale package and integrates PA, LNA, and T/R switch on chip with a few external components. Advanced Wi-Fi features like STBC, Wi-Fi Direct, and hot spot mode are also fully supported.
Qualcomm collaborates with Microsoft and Adobe to bring Windows 8 and Flash on Snapdragon powered devices
Qualcomm collaborated with Microsoft and Adobe to bring Windows 8 and Flash on Snapdragon powered devices.
Watch the official video uploaded by Qualcomm, where a dual core Snapdragon processor is running (the recently released by Microsoft) Windows 8 Developer Preview, as well as Adobe Flash Player on a Qualcomm Prototype tablet. The SoC is capable of playing HD content at a resolution of 720p or 1080p (depending on the Snapdragon – S2, S3, S4). We will be seeing probably even netbooks from the company which was powering Toshiba Portage G500 and other smartphones in the past.
Recently, MediaTek announced the World’s smallest 4-in-1 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Combo Chip.
Designed to enrich multimedia experience, the MediaTek MT6620 integrates 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, GPS, and FM transmitter/receiver on a single chip with superior size and power benefits, making it the best solution for smartphones, tablets, and portables. Read the rest of this entry »