X10 Launch $199 AirPad Android Tablet

X0 AirPad Tablet

X10 have launched the ‘AirPad’, a new 7 inch Android powered tablet for $199. Powered by Cortex A8 with 4GB of on board memory (expandable with the addition of microSD cards up to 32GB) the unit includes a built in camera too.  No word on UK availability yet but at the price it’s definitely creating interest.  Read on for more details…

“With so many options out there, we set out to make picking your portable computing device an easy choice. Sure, your smart phone does a lot. But let’s face it, a small screen makes it hard to navigate and even harder to enjoy quality video. Then there’s the laptop. You could spend hundreds of dollars more on a laptop. The fact is, a tablet can do 90% of what a laptop can do, but a laptop can’t do even close to all that a tablet can do. And when it comes to tablets, the X10 AirPad has all of the features you could want. It’s like you’re fitting a movie screen, MP3 player, e-book reader, Internet, video game console and more into your pocket. Weighing less than a pound (that’s just over HALF the weight of an iPad), about 1/2 inch thick and built tough and compact, you won’t find a better tablet for a better price.

Powered by Android 2.3, the X10 AirPad is equipped with a powerful 1.2 Ghz Rockchip 2918 Cortex A8 processor, has a brilliant color screen, 4 GB onboard memory (plus an additional 32 GB with microSD card, not included), a built in camera/video recording device, and access to more than 250,000 apps in the Official Android Marketplace. The AirPad will stand toe-to-toe with any other tablet on the market. Go ahead, compare the features. When you pencil it all out, you won’t find a better tablet at a better price. ”


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1 Comment on "X10 Launch $199 AirPad Android Tablet"

  1. It feels like we’re at the start of a very exciting time for Android tablets and this would make a very nice HA handset. Perhaps for many of us HA won’t be controlled by a panel in the wall anymore but just by whatever device is convenient – smartphone, tablet, TV.

    I can see this situation though: “what have you done with the house remote control???!”

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