DaVinci outs the Full HD Kite dual-boot tablet
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Italian outfit DaVinci Mobile Technology has apparently unveiled a new Quad-Core tablet, called Kite (or Nibbio in Italian), that dual-boots Ubuntu 12.04 and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating systems. According to a report from Notebook Italia, the portable device carries a €309 price-tag (about USD $413) is now available to customers in Europe for pre-order.
The 9.5mm (0.37-inch) thick Kite slate PC comes equipped with a Samsung Exynos 4412 System-On-Chip that houses four ARM Cortex-A9 processing cores clocked at 1.5GHz and the Mali-400 GPU. Moreover, the tablet sports a 10.1-inch capacitive In-Plane Switching (IPS) multi-touch display with a native resolution of 1920-by-1200 pixels.
Beneath the high-definition screen, users can presumably find 2GB of DDR3 RAM and 32GB of flash storage. In terms of connectivity features, the Kite offers Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G adapters complemented by an A-GPS receiver, microSD card reader, one mini USB 2.0 port and an HDMI interface.
Other specs supposedly include built-in gyroscope and dual cameras – a 2MP rear-facing camera for shooting pictures/videos and a VGA front-facing web cam. DaVinci’s latest tablet weighs 539g with the integrated 5400mAh battery.