CES 2011: NEC double screen android tablet
CES 2011: NEC double screen android tablet CES 2011: NEC double screen android tablet
jan 07, 2011

CES 2011: NEC double screen android tablet

NEC’s ‘android cloud communicator’ double-screen tablet

at CES 2011, NEC has debuted a single and a double screen version of its ‘android cloud communicator LT-W’ tablet.

the hinged double tablet is the more interesting of the two prototypes, opening up the possibility to use the screens together (with each displaying one section of a single document) or in tandem to multitask across documents, programs, and media. because of its book-like structure, one can easily imagine the device being adapted for use as an e-reader.

full view of the open double-screen tablet image courtesy of topnews

both devices are composed of 7-inch, 800×600 pixel LCD touchscreens running android 2.1 on a 1GHz mobile processor. equipped with a rear 3 megapixel camera, video recording capability, and two USB ports, the tablets will be wifi and bluetooth -enabled, although 3G connectivity is expected to be available as an addition.

unlike most recent releases, the touchscreens are resistive rather than capacitive; a stylus is stored along the back of the device to enable the touchscreen capabilities.

diagram illustrating hardware features

the device can be held horizontally or vertically, and the screens can be used as a multi-monitor or in tandem

NEC plans to release the product beginning this spring in japan.

front and profile views of the closed device

the double-screen tablet is demoed at CES 2011

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  • It’s like a giant Nintendo DS…. It’s pretty cool… 🙂

    zibernetika says:
  • This is Great…

    Alex says:
  • minilaptop without keyboard……….¬¬

    andres032303 says:
  • Another good one from Motorola…meet ‘XOOM’

    blues75 says:
  • I want One!
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    Adi says:
  • This makes total sense. Close it and it’s a book with a cover the screen is safe and sound.
    Great idea.

    Blake Blake says:
  • I believe Android system will be one of the most important operation system, because many software is available for it. We are wholesaler of Android Tablet PC in China. 8 inch Android 2.2 Tablet PC is only USD 5. You can visit our website [url=http://www.netacce.com] http://www.netacce.com [/url]
    for more information.

    Chad says:

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