Mouse Computer unveils the ruggedized LuvPad WN701 tablet
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After Orchard and InHand Electronics, the Japanese tech company Mouse Computer is the next manufacturer to introduce a new rugged slate PC. This one is called LuvPad WN701 and is now available to customers in the “Land of the Rising Sun”; price starts at 49,000 JPY (about $605).
The dust/splash-proof (IP44 standard) and shockproof (70cm free drop) tablet is driven by an Oak Trail Intel Atom Z670 SoC (system on a chip) that packs one core clocked at 1.5GHz (two threads) and the integrated GMA 600 graphics controller. Moreover, the device has power consumption (TDP) of 3W and is equipped with a 7-inch capacitive multi-touchscreen panel that delivers a native resolution of 1024-by-600 pixels.
According to the product’s specs sheet, the WN701 houses 2GB of internal memory and an SSD with a storage capacity of 32GB. In addition, this new LuvPad tablet is based on Intel’s SM35 Express Chipset and features one USB 2.0 port, a mini-HDMI interface, a micro-SDHC card reader slot and a built-in 0.3MP web camera for video conferencing.
Reportedly, users can also take advantage of the Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0+HS radios, an integrated mono speaker and a 2800mAh Lithium-Ion battery that has an autonomy period of up to 6 hours.
The LuvPad WN701 is supposedly 16.8mm thick, weighs 525g and comes with a Windows 7 operating system.