LG pumps out Windows 7 tablet

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Looks like Windows 7-based slates are following in the footsteps of netbooks, with internal components cloned from each other, such as the Asus Eee Pad and MSI Wind-Pad.

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The LG UX10 sports a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 processor, 1GB RAM and Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. To round out the feature set, this slate also comes with a 1.3-megapixel webcam, SD memory card reader and mini-HDMI port.

What worries us is the 7200mAh battery. Though this will probably give the device great battery life, it may also increase the weight to non-slate-like levels. Still, it's best to withhold judgement till we see one in the flesh.

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LemonHi posted a comment   

As long as it has TapType it might be usable (http://taptype.me). Otherwise it will be a typical unusable windows tablet.


Karl posted a comment   

what do they cost?


tunzafun posted a comment   

i seen a Hanvon BC10C Touchpad in office works quickly today, any one know more about it, know of a local review ?


Tallie posted a comment   

Sounds ok. If anyone knows of a ipad alternative with Windows 7, touchscreen, camera, wi-fi, 3G and bluetooth please advise. Cheers


Mickey posted a reply   

The exopc slate. Shipping starts October 15th, pre-order from Canada


totoaus posted a comment   

So what does the writer want: long battery life or light weight?
I've been working on the design of my own tablet, one to be used for technical professionals. It will have a 14 inch screen and an optical drive, so it will weigh more than a postage stamp. But, it will be built to do a job, and fitted to have long battery life and some way to comfortably carry and use it.


damez posted a comment   

Agreed, iAm steering clear of the iPad for it's limited feature set and closed content ecosystem, I HATE crApple's almost third line forcing. I eagerly await windows 7 and android based tablets. I eagerly await an open tablet platform. It's funny, Apple had me hard, on switching from a decade of windows to a macbook pro, i'm not turning back in a hurry, but they will not trap me into their closed ecosystem. Show me the open world!


DArkkday posted a comment   

WAY better than the iPad


Scott posted a comment   

Now, this is what a tablet should be like.


Ralliart posted a reply   

Agreed. iPad is iSad.

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