ExoPC Slate 8.9 Inch Tablet PC- David Novak (TheGadgetGUYcolumn.com)
ExoPC Slate 8.9-inch Tablet PC
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That Apple iPad might have some competition with the ExoPC Slate.
The new ExoPC Slate tablet PC comes jam packed with a 8.9-inch multitouch display, a 1.6GHz Intel
Atom N270 processor, Windows 7 OS, a 2GB of DDR2 memory, a 32GB SSD with SD card expansion
and a 4-hour battery life with the included user-replaceable battery.
The screen is about 0.8 inches smaller than the iPad, but it does have full browser support with flash,
courtesy of Windows 7, an Atom N270 at 1.6GHz, with 2GB of DDR2 memory, and a 32GB SSD with
SD expansion. Unfortunately, the battery life is not as strong as the iPad as it can only go for four hours
The touch pad ExoPC Slate is a concentrate of innovation, which provides access to the most valuable
resources of the web by organizing the content according to your location, your habits, your tastes and
The 8.9-inch screen of the of ExoPC Slate depicts a multi-tasking interface designed specifically for
large touch screens. The web browser provides ultra-fast scrolling and supports all formats including
flash, (Apple's iPad does not. Instead they're promoting the upcoming HTML 5). The ExoPC Slate has
a large strobe keyboard that is pretty easy to use and responds nicely, while live TV can broadcast in
HD on this device. It also boast a headphone jack and built-in stereo speakers.
The eBook reader application on the ExoPC is a honey. You can turn the device horizontally or
vertically for your most comfortable reading position. Other applications for the device are specifically
designed for the large screen, and an SDK is out there for all who want to develop software for this
Here are some specs:
Processor Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz , Intel 945GSE +
ICH7M , Integrated Intel Graphics GMA950
Memory 2GB DDR2 RAM 667Mhz
View Multi Touch Screen 8.9 inch , 1024 x 600 pixels
Storage SSD 32GB, Card Reader SD / MMC
Network WiFi 802.11 b / g, Bluetooth, 10/100 Network
Webcam 1.3 Megapixel Webcam
Ports 3 USB, Headphone and microphone , Internet 10/100, VGA
Port CDMA / SIM
Autonomy 4 hours
Pro with Windows 7 ExoPC IU-Layer
25 x 16.8 x 2.1 cm
It is available now with non-multitouch capacity for $780, but that will change in March for $599.