a year and a half since we saw any Android hardware from Creative Labs, but that may change very soon. Engadget spotted a previously unknown tablet, the HanZpad (yeah, we don't know either) going through the motions at the FCC. It's a pretty standard WiFi tablet, but there's some surprisingly high-end specs on display, including a quad-core ARM processor and a thickness of just 7.95mm.
crossing the FCC, suggesting a US release is in the works. Already on sale in Europe in 8GB and 16GB versions for some time now, the Android 2.1 PMP has a 3.2-inch 480 x 320 resistive touchscreen. There's also WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth and a microSD slot, together with a 2-megapixel camera on the rear. [via GottaBeMobile]
landing at the FCC. If that tablet caught your eye and you have been, waiting to see it hit store shelves so you could pick one up that wait is over. The ZiiO tablet is now available to purchase.
Ziio tablets in London. The new tablets are offered in 7-inch and 10-inch screen sizes and have some nice features.
like Dell, to try to get more mobile devices out to the public. Now is the turn of ZiiLABS to enter the Android zone. For some reason, China is becoming the promise land to many companies, as we know Dell will be releasing the Mini 3i Android smartphone on that country first. Also in that country, on December 1st, a Zii Optimized Android Phone platform will be showcased, at the Zii Summit 2009. The company called Zii Labs is owned by Creative, and will be showcasing green solutions for developers on next month's Zii Summit. But lets not get crazy going through all the products and services, instead, check below for the main dish - at least for us on this Android site - which promises to be a real media powerhouse. Now don't get me wrong, I like a greener planet too, so if you want to learn more about this summit, check here for more info.
Zii Powered Devices A range of OEM-ready Zii Powered devices will be showcased - powered by ZiiLABS ZMS-05 and ZMS-08 media-rich application processors. The line-up of devices on display include: a Touch Tablet PC, a Netbook, a Web-Box, a 360o Multi-View Camera System, ultra high-performance Speakers, a Piano Keyboard for the PC, and a Portable e-Book Reader. But the highlight of our devices line-up is our Mobile Phone platform. ZiiLABS ushers in a new era of explosive high definition 3D with the Zii Optimized Android Phone platform. The Zii Optimized Android Phone platform gives developers the chance to use the familiar Android OS, but with a difference. Harnessing StemCell Computing Technology found on the ZMS-05 Media Rich Processor, Android is now super-charged with seamless 3D graphics and High Definition video playback performance. * Phone with Fully featured Android Platform * OpenGL ES 3D graphics * 1080p HD video output * Accelerated video, graphic and imaging * Full integration with SurfaceFlinger * High Quality Audio * Enhanced User Interfaces * Image Processing * Accelerated Web Browsing
Chris over at SlashGear said the following:
We can’t quite decide whether this is genius or insanity, but we’re not going to let that stop us making our own.So I will definitely stay in contact with him, to find out when will his project be ready. I'll try to get some pictures of his project, as well as video, if there's any. Chris, are you reading this? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyrjBMAa6xE&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]