Gaming on Android has been moved to higher levels after many purpose built consoles are launched by different companies with excellent games. The Wikipad gaming tablet from Wikipad Inc., announced last year, is expected to release soon to bring new Android gaming experience. At CES 2012, the company announced a 10 inch gaming tablet but few months ago manufactures had changed their plans and decided to redesign tablet with 7 inch display. The 7 inch Wikipad tablet is based on Jellybean Android OS powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. The device is expected to be a great product as it promises gaming experience of a console with the usual portability of tablets.
What are the Specifications of Wikipad Gaming Tablet?
The device is powered with 1.4 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad core processor with 1 GB of RAM and runs on Jellybean OS. The 7 inch IPS display is provided with 5 point multi touch functionality and 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. It has removable game controller sleeve accessory with analog sticks and directional buttons. Hence it is also possible to remove the controller accessory to use the tablet as traditional one. WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 provide connectivity whereas 2 Mega Pixel front camera adds more usefulness to the tablet. There is also a micro HDMI port that allows its users to see the gaming actions straight through their HD TV. The device is expected to come with 16 GB of internal memory that can be expanded with micro SD external memory card. It is also worth to note that Wikipad gaming tablet has certain similarities between 7 inch Google Nexus 7 tablet. The Nexus tablet has got 1.3 GHz Tegra 3 soC processor with 1 GB of RAM, 1.2 Mega Pixel front camera, bluetooth and WiFi. It also runs on the same Jellybean OS on which Wikipad tablet also functions.
When Does Wikipad Tablet Release?
Even though the manufactures delayed the production due to redesigning issues, the launching of the first gaming tablet of Wikipad Inc. is expected to happen in the coming weeks. Recently, the gaming tablet has passed through Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Approval from the FCC makes Wikipad Inc. possible to release its product on June itself.
What about the Price of the Tablet?
Earlier, the price was decided around $499 when the manufactures planned a 10 inch tablet. But reduction in the display size made the company to chop down the huge price to a moderate price around $249. The current price tag of Wikipad gaming tablet is certainly a competitive one in the market. Upon the release of this device there may have minor changes with the given basic price.
For Android game lovers Wikipad gaming tablet is expected to give unparalleled gaming experiences. The removable game controller accessory is certainly the main highlight of this product. Wikipad Inc. should try to bring more and more games in Google Play Store so that the users can enjoy wide variety of games with the gaming tablet. With good specifications and competitive price Wikipad gaming tablet is really worth to wait and check out. The full aspects of this device can be discussed only after its official release.