Performances plate table eviGroup Paddle

Monday, March 1, 2010

The French company eviGroup, is releasing a Tablet PC, as usual announces the release of its new device and a blog of his director general Nicolas Rui (Nicolas Ruiz). Today was such a tablet Paddle, which is a variation of this company has produced Pad UMPC with 10-inch screen. The device will not replace it, and will be produced in parallel, differing 10.1-inch touch screen with LED backlight and support for multitouch. Also, the device has received a new touch interface, called Scale. This system provides the distribution of multimedia applications and other programs in different categories and has a new system of scrolling.

Externally, the device is very similar to iPhone (and now rather speak iPad), but is based on Intel Atom N270 processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and offers a choice of 160, 250 or 320 GB hard drives. Can be used and the solid-state drive, but in this case, the amount of internal memory will be limited to 16 or 32 GB. There is a webcam and microphone, wireless support Wi-Fi and 3G. Compared with the tablet eviGroup Pad was added under an external antenna connector that allows the use of Paddle for receiving digital TV broadcasts. Currently, this feature is not available, and only the antenna improves reception Wi-Fi.

The operating system can be used by Windows XP or Windows 7, with the interface Scale is installed over the OS and works as a normal application. Reported on the prospects of release of SDK and release of Scale as a free downloadable application.

The cost of "basic" version (which is included in this concept does not specify) will be 699 euros. Market entry is planned for the second quarter of this year.