Monday, 2 April 2012

Spark - Tablet running MeeGo

MeeGo project enthusiasts will certainly be interesting to know thatsoon will release a new tablet that is running a version of the platform.New product will be called Spark Linux Tablet. The operating system used in the new product, called Mer. This operating system is a modification to the MeeGo Linux programming environment KDE Plasma Active.

Specifications of the new device promises to be pretty decent, though not outstanding. Thus, the heart of the gadget will be the processor AMLogic ARM Cortex-A9, clock frequency is 1 GHz. The amount of RAM the new tablet will be 512 MB. For video processing meets the graphical solution Mali 400. Interaction with content by means of a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution and support for multitouch.

Spark Tablet PC has a relatively small amount of self-volatile memory - only 4 GB. However, if necessary, the device can connect microSD-card that will give relatively more freedom in terms of information storage. An important advantage of the presence of frontal seems the camera (1.3 megapixel resolution). To connect to the Internet provides a module WiFi 802.11b / g. Maybe in later versions of the product will support 3G and GPS.
The strength of the new promises to be the maximum transparency, which makes the product attractive to developers and other professionals from the IT sector. Cost of Spark Linux Tablet will be $ 265. It is expected that the tablet goes on sale in May.

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