An affordable slate with Tegra 4 inside
EVGA today introduced its Tegra Note 7 tablet for gamers. Billed as the "perfect traveling companion," this 7-inch slate rocks an IPS display with a 1280x800 resolution, Nvidia Tegra 4 SoC with a quad-core CPU (and a 5th battery saver core) and 72-core GeForce GPU, 1GB of DDR3L-1600 RAM, and 16GB of eMMC storage aided by a microSD card slot for up to an additional 32GB of storage space.
It also features built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB 2.0 port, HDMI output with support for up to Ultra HD 4K displays, 3.5mm audio jack, VGA front-facing camera, 5MP rear-facing camera with autofocus and HDR, and a 4100 mAh battery good for up to 8 hours of HD playback.
Rounding all this out is Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. There's no custom skin to get in the way, and according to reports, Nvidia will be releasing an Android 4.3 update in December, along with timely updates thereafter. What hasn't been mentioned, however, is when Android 4.4 KitKat will arrive.
One of the differentiating features here is the included stylus with Nvidia DirectStylus technology to give users up to 3x the responsiveness of the competition, EVGA and Nvidia claim . It's also the only chisel-tip stylus on the market.
If you're interested in reserving a Tegra Note 7, Newegg is currently accepting pre-orders ahead of the device's November 19th launch date.