Onda are another one of the many Chinese tablet makers across the country you have probably never heard of, but if their Onda Vi40 tablet is anything to go by they are soon to put that right!
There have been plenty of great Android tablets out of China these past few months, and with the Google’s release of Android 4.0, we’re set to see a shower of excellent tablets with great hardware on shelves soon!
The first for 2012’s ICS filled year is the Onda Vi40 Android 4.0 Tablet.
Like many tablet from China the Onda isn’t going to win any prizes for its name, however it’s specification looks to be pure gold!
Onda Vi40 Elite Android Tablet Specification
It’s easy for us to make comparisons between the Onda Vi40 and the iPad 2. they both have a similar looking designs and both use a 9.7-inch screen with IPS technology. IPS screens are known for producing much better viewing angles, and seeing one on a Chinese tablet is a pleasant surprise.
Under the large 4:3 ratio screen (1024 x 768 resolution) Onda have paced a couple of nice surprises such as a Cortex A10 based 1.5Ghz processor, 1Gb DDR3 RAM and a choice of either 8 – 16 or 32GB or built in storage.
Onda Vi40 Ice-cream Sandwich
Of course that’s not all the Vi40 has to offer, there is also an Android Ice-cream Sandwich operating system lurking inside with offers all the latest benefits and updates ICS tablet from Samsung and Motorola will offer.
Android tablet with 25 Day Battery!
One of the biggest selling point (bragging points) of the Onda ICS tablet is the 6500 mAh battery. While there are tablets with larger (the new iPad is rumored to have a 14,000 mAh battery) few offer the 25 day standby time the Onda claims to have.
Onda Vi40 Elite Camera
I’m still not sold on the whole idea of using your tablet as a camera. There are those who will disagree and will now find it perfectly normal to view the world through a large 9.7 inch screen while snapping photos, but it’s just not for me.
However, if you do find you are snapping pictures with your tablet, you will be happy to know that the Onda Vi40 has a 5 mega-pixel rear camera, which is capable of filming 720P HD video.
Plus there’s also a 1.3 mega-pixel front camera which will act perfectly as either a replacement mirror or web camera.
Onda Vi40 Elite Price and where to buy
Price of the Onda Vi40 Elite tablet running Android ICS is expected to be $199, and you will be able to grab one over at Android-sale.com as soon as they have stock.
Onda Vi40 Elite Android ICS Tablet Full Specification
- Screen Size: 9.7 inch IPS screen, 4:3
- Resolution: 1024 x 768.
- Operating System: Android 4.0 OS .
- Touch Screen: Capacitive 5-Points Multi-Touch Screen.
- CPU: Chipset: A10, Cortex-A8, 1.5 GHz .
- RAM: DDR3 1GB Storage: 8GB .
- Expanded MicroSDHC card, up to 32GB.
I / O Ports: USB2.0 (host), MINI USB2.0, MicroSD card slot, earphone jack, HDMI, and Charging port.
Flash: Support Adobe Flash 10.3.
WiFi: Built-in Wifi IEEE 802.11b/g/n 11Mbps to 54Mbps
External 3G is supported, WCDMA/ TD-SCDMA/ CDMA2000/EVDO.
Camera: Front Camera: 1.3 MP, Back Camera: 5.0 MP.
APPs: Facebook, YouTube, Gmail, Skype, MSN,etc. Applications could be downloaded from Google Android Market. Games: Angry birds, 3D cars, etc. Apk format games supported.
- Video Play: Support HD 1080P Videos: AVI, RM, RMVB, MP4, MKV, WMV, MOV, DAT, VOB, PMP, MPEG, MPG, FLV, ASF, TS, TP, 3GP, etc.
- Audio Play: Support MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, FLAC, AAC, OGG, etc. E-book: Support TXT, PDF, CHM, HTML, PDB, UMD, FB2, etc.
- Picture Browse: Support JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, etc.
- Battery: Built-in Lithium Battery: 6000 mAh ( Working time: 4~5 hours ). Dimension: 250mm * 191mm * 11mm Net Weight: 550g .
- HDMI: Built-in HDMI Out Port.
- GPS: NO GPS.
Bluetooth: NO Bluetooth.
Accessories: Charger, earphone, USB cable, user manual.