It looks like UK class rooms are going to have some real Android time. Ergo Electronics, which has developed the GoTab, is now launching GoNote, which boasts itself as UK’s first Android hybrid netbook with touch support.
Targeting the students at the UK schools, the tablet/ netbook hybrid packs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform and features a 10 inch display of 1024 x 600 resolution.
As per the claims of the company, the device is specially designed to help school going students enhance their creativity.
It also aims to bridge the digital divide by offering an affordable digital netbook option with the prices starting at £149.99.
The device also blesses the students to work on their assignments and sort out their study schedule with the help of the pre-loaded Office suite. The suite helps students create, save and edit Microsoft Office documents.
Students can also opt to pick the most useful study apps from among the 400,000 Android apps available at the Google Play Store.
The hardware specs of the device include a Rockchip RK2918 processor at 1.2 GHz clock speed and 1 GB of RAM.
The internal storage of the device is limited to 8 GB but can be expanded with the help of a microSD slot. It has four USB 2.0 ports and a VGA camera.
The device is now available in two shades – black or white and is expected to hit the market in September.