Las Vegas, Jan 5: Unlike the other Consumer Electronic Shows, the 2011 CES is confronting with more tablet PCs. Most of the gigantic manufactures are focusing on tablets running on Google Android operating systems.
The latest company showcased its tablets at 2011 CES is Asus. Taiwan based ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated (Asus) has unveiled three Android Honeycomb running tablets, namely Asus Eee Pad Slider, Asus Eee Pad Transformer and Asus Eee Pad MeMO.
Asus claimed that the new tablet Eee Pad MeMO is "the perfect blend of tablet and smartphone." It has a 7-inch multitouch screen and a separate media phone extender. MeMo offers stylus, Media Note text application and Painter. Other features include 1GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and Micro HDMI port.
The Asus Eee Pad slider tablet has a 10.1 inch IPS touch-screen with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It is powered with NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and offers a custom UI, MyWave. Eee Pad also provides dual cameras, 5 megapixel at rear and a 1.2 megapixel at front. Other features include 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet has a 10.1-inch capacitive touch-screen and runs on Google Android Honeycomb OS. It is powered with NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset and dual cameras. An optional docking station will make this tablet to a a full-fledged notebook with a QWERTY keyboard.
These tablets will hit international market by mid 2011. The price and availability in Indian market are not yet announced. Stay tuned for more updates.