By TWICE Staff On Nov 22 2010 - 6:01am
Naxa Readies MID
VERNON, CALIF. —
Naxa Electronics is entering
the mobile internet device (MID) market
with $149 Core, which will be formally
unveiled at International CES.
The device will ship in late December or
early January 2011.
The Android-based Core features a 7-inch
color touchscreen, 8GB of embedded memory
and Wi-Fi to access the web.
The 720p display changes its orientation
from portrait to landscape when the unit is
turned. Besides a USB port, it has HDMI
ports and an SDHC memory slot.
Cydle Readies Tablet
FULLERTON, CALIF. —
OEM supplier Cydle plans December availability
of its first Cydle-branded tablet and
is preparing to launch multiple new portable
products at January’s CES.
The company’s first tablet is an Androidbased
$249-suggested M7 Mobile Tablet. It
features Android 2.1 OS, 7-inch TFT touchscreen
with 800 by 480 resolution, Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n, ARM 11 800MHz processor,
1080p video playback, HDMI output, e-book
reader, 8GB flash memory and MicroSD
Color E Ink Debuts
MAKUHARI MESSE, JAPAN —
demonstrated the first commercially available
color e-reader to compete with e-readers
using color LCD displays. The e-reader
incorporates E Ink Holdings’s E Ink Triton
Imaging Film technology.
E Ink Holdings, whose grayscale displays
are used in Amazon’s Kindles, said
the new display offers “excellent readability”
in sunlight, ultra-low power consumption
and “paper-like aesthetics.”