Take the iPad, mix in open source OS, add a webcam and you get the Adam from Notion Ink.
With all the buzz and speculation that surrounded the months leading up to the official unveiling of the Apple iPad
, most of us expected to see a rush of similar tablet computers hit the market. One of the newest tablets to be unveiled in the wake of the iPad is the Notion Ink Adam
tablet. The Adam tablet has features that sound a lot like a netbook at first glance.
The machine has a 10.1-inch Pixel Qi transflective display with a resolution of 1024 x 600. While the iPad lacks a webcam, the Adam has one that swivels 180 degrees to work for photography and for video. The processor used in the device is a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 and unlike the iPad, the Adam will support Flash 10.1.
The Adam measures 158mm H x 239mm W x 13mm D and weighs up to 650 grams. Storage for the tablet is to either a 16GB or a 32GB SD card. The Adam sports 802.11b/g WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 as well as 3G mobile broadband capability. Power comes from a 3-cell battery and the Adam has a 3-axis accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and aGPS built-in. A track pad is offered on the back of the device and it has an onscreen keyboard. The operating system used is Android.