Notion Ink shows off Adam tablet, now with specs

The new Adam tablet from Notion Ink inches a step closer to reality for us with a demo as well as some revelation on its specs. SlashGear got a preview of the touchscreen device at the Mobile World Congress, though only via a video.

Notion Ink Adam

  • 10.1″ 1024 x 600 matte touchscreen with Pixel Qi display (readable outdoors)
  • 1GHz ARM A9 CPU with NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset, 1080p compatible
  • 16 or 32GB SD
  • Linux-based OS (Ubuntu or Android)
  • 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3G+HSDPA
  • 3.2MP 180-degree swiveling webcam
  • 3 x USB, 2 speakers, HDMI out
  • 16 hours battery life (for HD video playback)
  • Backside trackpad
  • Weight: 0.65kg

The India-based company also packs in an accelerometer, light sensors and GPS though the config will change depending on the region where it will be sold. There’s also ebook software bundled, FBReader if the picture above is accurate, and an ecosystem of apps will also be available.

What interests me is the backside trackpad which I guess is for controlling a mouse without touching the screen, which should make it easier to use while holding it on the go. No details yet on when it will be sold and how much but maybe the next tech event will flesh out more information about this iPad challenger.

source Notion Ink
photo SlashGear

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Written by: Björn A.