Windows based bModo Touchscreen Tabet unleased, set to hit retail outlets by year end
Another addition to the family of touchscreen tablets has resulted with bModo Inc revealing its new Windows Home Premium based bModo12 touchscreen tablet on the 14th of October, i.e. the Thursday gone by.
The device comes with an 11.6-inch LED HD GLARE capacitive touchscreen with 1366 x 768 pixels of resolution, and proudly boasts of integrating the priciest features of Apple's iPad, notebooks, and slate PCs put together. For example, the mentioned resolution is seen primarily very few of the premium models, which tells us that bModo is very serious about the quality of this toy. On top of that the company honcho claims this tablet to be a Personal Media Device, an eReader, a Mobile Internet Device, and a Personal Computing Device all bundled into a single piece.
Under the hood
Processing capabilities lay enhanced by Intel's 1.66 GHz Atom processor, the Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 500, and a discrete 1080p HD video accelerator. Other features include a 32GB SSD a MG-Al Alloy casing. The single-core Atom is disappointing in an otherwise potent device in the age where manufacturers have started incorporating dual-core Atoms.
Connectivity of the bModo is taken care of by the integrated 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi along with a SIM card slot for 3G connectivity and multitasking support. Also there is provision for Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and a Mini PCI interface GPS card. Internal memory remains the 1 GB of DDR2 RAM. I/O connectivity wise also it does not disappoint with an entire plethora of options including 2 USB ports, an SDHC card slot, a Mini HDMI port (upscaling 1080p from a 720 source), an OMTP jack, and a 26-pin connector to accommodate an upcoming docking station. The bModo12 touchscreen tablet includes the following specifications along with a 1.3MP camera to capture those perfect video chatting moments!
What’s the newest feature to look forward in the bModo12 touchscreen tablet is the Bossa Nova2, a unique launcher application that's optimized for the tablet's touch capabilities. This feature offers support for several multimedia applications like DivX, XviD, MPEG4 and others, allowing for speedy access to such locations and also the widely popular social networking applications.
The bModo12 touchscreen tablet further stands up to its benchmark by supporting all PC applications including MS Office, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Intuit QuickBooks, Macromedia Flash, Skype and the Yahoo IM.
The bModo12 touchscreen tablet will surely keep users more than happy with a whole lot of features to boast off, but for those who want still more there’s even better coming. The Company in the near future plans to roll out models which will be set to support additional Windows 7 Premium offerings, 2 GB of DDR2 RAM, and an optional 64 GB SSD.
Pricing and availability
There is still no information available on pricing; however it is known that the bModo12 touchscreen tablet will hit retail stores before we bid adieu to 2010. We expect it to be priced around the $500 - $600 mark, giving the iPad competition in terms of desktop windows app and flash support.