Notion Ink Adam II tablet with interesting dual screen arrangement, specs leak
The release date of the Adam II tablet is not known, but a leak with several pieces of information and a supposed price point make for some interesting reading.
First, if the source is correct, the price may come in at only ₹12,000 ($220, £142, €168) which is perfectly reasonable for the hardware specifications that are purported to be part of the new tablet. That price is about half of what a first generation Adam tablet is selling for on Flipkart. The Indian government’s Science and Technology department is apparently funding some of the development of the tablet which may explain this price.
Specification-wise, the Adam II shapes up to be a solid mid-range tablet, Android 4.2.2 is handled by an ARM Cortex A9 dual-core 1.5GHz CPU and a 6,000mAh battery keeps the lights on. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are on board along with 1GB of RAM. There are a pair of cameras, each 2MP. The tablet will also accept a micro SIM for HSPA data.
The screen set-up is quite interesting. The main display is a 10.1-inch 1280x800 panel with a 16:10 ratio. The secondary display is on the edge of the tablet (like the spine of a book or magazine) capable of providing contextual data and notifications. It is a super-twisted nematic display which means it is a monochromatic LCD like can be found on old Nokia feature phones.
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Notion Ink Adam II tablet
1. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
I hope this does better than the first. The first one didnt get received too well by many. The first one had at the time some features to get excited about tho.
3. saiki4116 (Posts: 325; Member since: 31 Mar 2011)
Yaa..at that time Honey Comb is not released, and they have made a complete tablet UI based on froyo and also didn't offer android market and it was bulky too. Now they would be giving definitely JB. Hope they don't make it bulky.if that was the price, these cheap Chinese tablets in India have got a good competitor.
2. VJo003 (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)
Goes to show price is not necessarily means quality
4. saiki4116 (Posts: 325; Member since: 31 Mar 2011)
it's a start up in Bangalore , they definitely have done better than many Indian mobile Manufacturers like Micromax who just import everything and put on their case. These guys designed that Tablet and Developed Tablet UI (at that time Honey Comb is still in the making). See the old website of theirshttp://www.notionink.com/desig
They are definitely not some Indian manufacturer thriving on Chinese Knock offs.