Intel has revealed a new tablet, named the Studybook. Aimed to young students (4-8 years old) with the goal of making their study more interactive, and more efficient, the new tablet is a 7-inch model powered by an Intel Atom (Oak Trail) Z650 processor, clocked at 1.5GHz.
Featuring unique classroom-ready features including an ultra rugged design and specialized educational software, that has new slate; the Intel also claims to be both water- and dust-resistant. The device has rubber gaskets around the ports, which include USB 2.0, HDMI, a headphone jack and microSD/SIM slots, to protect the device from additional dust and water damage that can happen through the ports.
Packs a capacitive multi-touch 7-inch (1024 x 600) LCD screen, the Intel Studybook tablet can be configured to run either Android or Windows 7 OS. Other features include Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n (optional 3G SIM slot), an estimated battery life of 5.5 hours and e-book reader app preloaded.
Coupled by 1GB of memory, the Studybook also has multiple SSD storage options going from 4GB to 32GB. The tablet is available with an optional 0.3-megapixel camera on the front and an optional 2-megapixel camera on the back.
The tablet is priced at under $200, but distributors will set the final price. Stay tuned for more.