Monday, June 5, 2023

Tablets at MWC 2011

Tablets dominated the device announcements at the Mobile World Congress(MWC2011) compared to smartphones. And most of these tablets are powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system.

Here’s some of the tablets that was showcased at MWC 2011:

LG Optimus Pad

What’s hot: 3D camera, 8.9in capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel cameras on the back records 1080p HD video, HDMI-out, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, dual core processor, 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.

HTC Flyer

What’s hot: 32GB internal memory, brushed steel body, 1GB of RAM, 1.5GHz processor, dual cameras and stylus support via HTC Sense UI, Android 2.4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

What’s hot: 10.1-inch display, dual-core processor with vanilla Android 3.0 Honeycomb, 8-megapixel camera on the back and 2-megapixel on the front. Details here.

Acer Iconia Tab A500

What’s hot: Dual-core processor (Nvidia Tegra 2), 10.1-inch screen, HDMI-out, dual cameras, 1280 by 768 pixel display, Android 2.3 with Acer’s custom UI.

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro

What’s hot: Dual boot Windows 7 & Android, Intel oak Trail processor, 10.1-inch display, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and Flash support.

Motorola Xoom

What’s hot: 10-inch screen,  Android 3.0Honeycomb, 1GHz dual core processor (Nvidia Tegra 2), dual cameras with 720p HD recording, 4G LTE upgradable, hotspot feature.

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G

What’s hot: BlackBerry Tablet OS, 7-inch screen, 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM multitasking, Adobe AIR Apps, 3G, 5-megapixel camera and a 3-megapixel front-facing camera.

HP TouchPad

What’s hot: WebOS, 1.3MP front camera, Touchstone wireless technology, 9.7in screen, front-facing camera, dual-core CPU.

Huawei Ideos S7 Slim

What’s hot: 7-inch screen, dual cameras, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Android 2.2

There are still no details on when it will be available in Malaysia.

Which tablet would you prefer?

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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