ezGear has been released A new Android-based tablet, ezGear Surfboard 700 Android Tablet. The SurfBoard 700 is designed to browse the internet, watch hi resolution movies, browse pictures, correspond via email and watch movies in high resolution. As the Tablet is Android OS based, it allows you to download apps from the Market to further enhance the device.
The ezGear 700 tablet will run Google Android 2.1, a 7-inch 800×480 resolution WVGA Android mobile internet device (MID) equipped with a RockChip’s RK2818 chipset, WiFi b/g, a 2MP camera with built in microphone together and with HDMI output. It supports 720p HD video playback even though the display is just 800 x 480 pixels.
The Android SurfBoard 700 weighs only a light 17.63 ounces and just about 1/2 inches thick. With a height under 5 inches (4.73), the ezGear Android SurfBoard fits in the palm of your hand. Lithium Polymer battery life is quite impressive with the SurfBoard being capable of 20 hours music and 10 hours of video.
There’s also USB 2.0 (both device and Host ports) together with a microSD card slot, stereo speakers, lighted trackball and a headset jack. With the MicroSD card slot support so you can be able to get more storage for your various media files as deemed necessary. The front of the device is home to controls to help you navigate through the device which also include a built in mouse.
The ezGear Surfboard 700 Android Tablet should be another mobile computing device that should come in handy, especially the ones looking for media and mobile browsing right at the palm of their hands. No pricing, either, though ezGear say the SurfBoard 700 will ship in September 2010. But You can reserve an ezGear SurfBoard 700 today. They do not require any upfront payment.
ezGear Surfboard 700 Specifications
Operating System : Google Android 2.1
Dimensions : 7.87″ x .57″ x 4.72″
Google Applications : Google Android Market, GMail, Google Maps, 30,000+ other Apps can be downloaded from Android Market.
Display : High Resolution 800×480 pixels 7″ TFT LCD, 16 million colors with Touch Sensitive control
Controls : rolling lighted track ball, Power, ESC, Home, Menu, +, –
WLAN Connection : WiFi 802.11b/g
Video Playback : MPEG-4 HD (up to 720P), MPEG-48 (ASP@L5 AVI, up-to DVD resolution), WMV, M-JPEG (QVGA), MPEG-2, WMV HD (720P), VOB
Audio Playback : StereoMP3 decoding@ 30-320 Kbits/s VBR & VBR, WMA, PROTECTED WMA, WAV, AAC9(non-protected), AAC+, AC3 stereo audio, 5.1 via SPDIF output of DVR station
Picture Viewer : JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF
Audio Recording : WAV (IMA ADPCM or PCM) format, Voice recording with the built-in microphone
Camera : 2 Mega Pixels Camera
Video Recording : 2 Mega Pixels Video Camera
Speakers : Stereo Speakers
Interfaces : USB 2.0 / USB OTG port / HDMI / 3.5mm earphone jack, Micro SD 2 ( to 16G )
Memory : 8BG expandable to 32GB
Processor : Rockchip RK2818
Battery : Lithium Polymer battery 20 hrs music playback, 10 hrs video playback