E FUN, an electronics company based in West Covina, California, has released the Premium 7 Resistive Nextbook tablet in the United States. This device costs $129.99 and is thus targeted at the low-end market segment.
E FUN visualizes the device to be suitable for students as it can be used for web browsing, e-book reading, e-mail, and social networking. It is likewise useful for those looking for a portable entertainment solution.
The Nextbook comes with a 7-inch resistive TFT touchscreen display with a five-point multi-touch capability. This display has a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and has an aspect ratio of 16:9.
It is powered by a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. It furthermore has 4GB of flash memory which may be expanded through a microSD card. Wi -Fi and a G-Sensor also onboard for connectivity. Video chat is possible through a 0.3 megapixel camera.
The tablet’s operating system is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Users of the device may download content from the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store. This library provides users access to more than 2.5 million reading materials such as books, magazines, and newspapers. Users may also enjoy the 25 preloaded books on the tablet.
Parents who are concerned with security may use the preloaded Net Nanny software which comes with the tablet with a 14-day trial period.
The device comes in black and has dimensions of 192 x 117.6 x 11.7 mm. It likewise sports a 3200mAH battery that promises around 4.5 to 6 hours of use on a single, 5-hour charge.
When compared to the Google Nexus 7 tablet which retails for $199, the specifications of this tablet are not quite competitive. Still, one cannot ignore the fact that its price is lower, so this tablet might be adequate for those on a really tight budget.