The tech media world hardly known that there was a short-lived Apple OS X tablet prior to the iPad, which was manufactured by Axiotron. Though the original ModBook and Axiotron are gone with the dust, a new company called ModBook Inc has unveiled the ModBook Pro, which is claimed by the company as "the world's most powerful and largest-screen tablet computer."
Commenting at the launch of the tablet, Andreas E. Haas, chief executive officer and chief technology officer of Modbook Inc. was quoted saying, "We're thrilled about the performance edge our Nishara and Sanshara drives will give Modbook Pro users. Once you've experienced the near instant-on startup and lightning fast system performance of an SSD-powered Modbook Pro, you won't ever go back."
Have a look at the key specs of the tablet below.
Display: ModBook Pro sports a 13.3 inch display as the MacBook Pro with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and touch input support with Wacom's ForceGlass touch panel.
Processor & Storage: The tablet is equipped with a 2.5GHz dual core Intel's 3rd generation Core i5 processor or 2.9GHz dual core Intel Core i7 processor and Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset,
Storage: ModBook Pro has 8GB or 16GB RAM, 1TB hard disk storage and a 64GB solid-state drive (configurable up to 480GB),
OS: Users of Modbook Pro can enjoy cross-compatibility between Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 7 platforms.
Connectivity: ModBook Pro comes packed with connectivity features inlcuding Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
Ports: It has all the necessary ports and slots such as Gigabit Ethernet port, one FireWire 800 port, one USB 3.0 port, one Thunderbolt port, one SDXC card slot and one audio line in/out.
Battery: The tablet has in-built 63.5 watt-hour Li-ion battery and a 60W MagSafe power adapter.
Price & Availability
The ModBook Pro will start shipping from November and the details on its availability will be announced on October 3, 2012 during when the pre-orders for the same are slotted to commence.