Google's Project Tango tablet powered by Tegra K1, priced at $1024

Google's Project Tango tablet powered by Tegra K1, priced at $1024
Late last month, Google was rumored to be working on a tablet that would include the 3D mapping capabilities of its Project Tango smartphone. The latter creates a 3D map of your environment through the use of four on-board cameras including a standard rear-facing 4MP snapper, a fish-eye camera that covers 180 degrees, a front-facing snapper that has a 120 degrees field of vision, and a depth camera shooting 320 x 180.

Google's tablet is now reality, as a tablet development kit will be offered for $1,024. The tablet is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with 4GB of RAM on board, 128GB of native storage and a 7 inch screen with 1080 x 1920 resolution. Stock Android 4.4 is pre-installed, and the slate has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE and 4G LTE connectivity. There are two cameras on the device, and a depth sensor.

Keep in mind that this is not designed to be a tablet for the average consumer, although it appears that you do not have to be a developer to purchase the slab. Google will be making this available on a limited basis. Only 200 Project Tango smartphones were disseminated, although 4000 units of the tablet are expected to be sold. While the Project Tango tablet will be released late next month, those interested can leave their email address with Google now, and be alerted when the launch is going to take place.

source: TechCrunch

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23 Comments

1. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I wonder if it's the Cortex A15 version or the 64 bit Denver version?

2. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Android Police is saying it's the Quad-Core A15 version. Not the Dual-Core Custom Denver one.

3. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Cute. It's exactly 1K$.

12. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

? No, it's $2^10 dollars.

4. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

But can it make calls ?

5. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Now the fandroids, who blabbed about the Surface Pro 3 being overpriced, will say that this tablet is worth the money and some other nonsense. I respect Google and their Nexus line, which offers great value for money. But this is an absolute rip off. 1000 dollars for a 7 inch tablet with four cameras? Seriously Google? And then some idiots say that MS overprices products to their customers. I would like to see what response and excuses I get from fandroids now. I never saw Google as a company overpricing their products, unlike some other tech giants, but I might start to now.

8. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Good god, read the damn article before posting your drivel. It isn't a consumer tablet, it isn't priced in line with that market. It also has things on it than you will never get with a surface tablet probably ever. But that doesn't matter, because this is for developers and professionals.

16. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

"Stupid is as stupid does...."

19. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

"Life is like a BOX OF CHOCOLATE..."

21. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Still, its 1K for a 7 inch tablet. Not even a developer will pay that much.

22. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Do you even know it has 3d capabilities???

11. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

It's a developer product, not a consumer product. Just like Google Glass, the developer edition will be much more expensive than the consumer version (if there is one). Google Glass is currently $1500 but will be about 300-500 in the consumer release.

14. renz4

Posts: 319; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

you read the title, scan a bit into the article for spec and straight to comment isn't it?

20. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Read the full article...you pathetic fanboy....

23. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

do u really feel google glass is worth $1500, or tango tablet for $1000? its for developers.

6. VLaRueC

Posts: 189; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

Be above that, Nokia. I am a surface user and an android user and I won't complain. I'm Interested to see bigger priced android, though..

7. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

Lol. With this price I can buy Surface PRO or any other WINDOWS 8.1 PRO tablet ..why would anyone buy 1000$ tablet that can't run full programs and high quality GAMES ?

10. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

This is not a consumer tablet, its a prototype with 3D maping capabilities..

15. renz4

Posts: 319; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

another guy who didn't read the whole article. well maybe you did read it but upon seeing the price on title you didn't even try to understand why it was so expensive and give the comment straight from regular consumer point of view.

9. tadaa

Posts: 267; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

Some people cannot comprehend the meaning of 'DEVELOPER EDITION'

13. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

1020 successor or nada \m/

17. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

ok, so, if certain people read the article they would know that the tablet is being sold to developers, although, anyone can get it - sooooo, why is it going to cost over 1000? I bet it has to do with supply....

18. renz4

Posts: 319; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

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