CES 2011: MSI shows Android, Windows tablets

CES 2011: MSI shows Android, Windows tablets
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), MSI Computer Corp. is showing two new tablets; one running an Android operating system and the other running Windows.

The two new generation WindPad tablets feature a stylish design and useful functions such as G-Sensor gravity detection, which apparently protects the internal hardware in case the unit is dropped. An ALS light sensor adjusts screen brightness based on surrounding light sources.

The MSI WindPad 100A tablet measures 10.1-inches, is half an inch thick at its thinnest point and weighs 1.6 pounds. It runs Android OS, powered by an ARM processor. It's features include a digital compass, GPS locator, Wi-Fi and optional 3G.

The WindPas 100A also includes USB and HDMI ports for expanding and connecting to other devices. The battery can run for right to ten hours on a single charge.

The MSI WindPad 100W tablet is much like the 100A but runs Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium. It is equipped with an Intel Menlow Z530 processor and a 32GB SSD for storage.

Written by: James Delahunty @ 7 Jan 2011 21:53
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  • 3MUK

    2011 The Year Of The Tablets

    Or More Like Tablet Invasion.

    "You can lead a fool to wisdom but you cant make him think"

    8.1.2011 03:52 #1

  • bigray1970

    Now that the ipad 2 is out everybody seems to be going for tablet pcs, not sure whether it's just a passing fashion or not...

    10.3.2011 08:27 #2

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