Spark Linux tablet ready for pre-order

By Harish Kumar

    Spark Linux tablet ready for pre-order

    When we consider the tablets available in the market most of them run on Android operating system or Windows OS. So what if you need something apart from the usual. The tech world received news about a Linux firmware based tablet a few days ago. From the day the news of the tablet came up there have been many enquiries about the same and some more details are now revealed.

    The tablet is named as Spark and will be running in a Linux based operating system. The device has a 7 inch form factor and is very aggressively priced.

     

    Features and specifications of Spark tablet

    Category

    Availability

    Distinguished features

    OPERATING SYSTEM

    Linux based OS

    General features

    DISPLAY

    Size

    7 inch

    Resolution

    800 x 480 pixels

    CAMERA

    Type

    Front facing camera for video calling

    Resolution

    1.3 mega pixels

    PROCESSOR

    Type

    AMLogic processor

    Clock speed

    1 GHz

    Graphic processing unit

    Mali 400

    MEMORY

    Internal

    4 GB

    Expandable memory

    Yes

    Card slot

    Micro SD

    RAM

    512MB

     

    This tablet features a very amazing and beautiful design with straight edges and rounded up corners. Being a 7 inch tablet the device is sufficiently compact and can even fit in your jacket pocket. It will be light weight too. The screen has a size of 7 inches with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. This is not the most cutting edge display available but sure gets the job done. The camera in the device is meant for video calling purpose and is kept at the front side. It has a resolution of 1.3 mega pixels.

    The tablet runs in a 1GHz AMLogic processor. The CPU is clocked at a speed of 1GHz. To handle all the graphics activities a Mali 400 GPU is provided. The tablet also has 512 MB of RAM. The gadget comes with 4 GB of internal storage memory. There is option to add an external memory card too and memory card of type microSD are supported. On the connectivity side there is Wi-Fi and that is the only option revealed so far. It may contain the usual connectivity features like Bluetooth and USB too.

    Spark tablet comes with a price tag of about Rs.13,000/-. The tablet will be available for pre order from next week onwards. It will get shipped by the beginning of May. Since the tablet run in an open source software people can mould the software to meet there requirements. So the tablet can be reconfigured in all ways possible.

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