MSI unveiled two tablet PCs at Computex Taipei 2010
yesterday and has promised that the market for the beasts will be taking off
One of the tablets is based on Intel's architecture and the other on the ARM-based Nvidia Tegra
processor. MSI chairman Joseph Hsu indicated that while the company
will begin launching its tablet PC lineup in the second half of this year ready
for next year.
The Wind Pad 100 will be the first MSI tablet PC to hit
the market. The Wind Pad 100 features the Intel Atom Z530 CPU, Windows 7 Home
Premium, a 10-inch screen, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, 3G and Wi-Fi wireless
connectivity, GPS, g-sensor, an HDMI port, 8-hour battery life, a weight of 800
grams and pre-installed software including Wind Touch UI, EasyFace 2.0 face
recognition and an e-reader application. Wind Pad 110 features the Nvidia Tegra 2 CPU, Android 2.1
operating system for which more than 50,000 applications are available for
download, and a 10-hour battery life.
Computex Taipei 2010 seems to have been flooded with
Tablets this year as the industry hopes to make a buck or two following Apple's
success in the market.