Apple’s iPad is official: 0.5″ thick and 1.5 lbs, it sports a 9.7″ capacitive multi-touchscreen, 16-64GB flash memory, 1GHz Apple A4 chip, WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth, and optional 3G.
We’ll actually be disappointed if Apple’s Tablet doesn’t look like this MacView concept; it features two multi-touch LED screens, 1 TB SSD, 4 GB RAM and docking into an iMac-style stand.
Lenovo’s Ideapad U1 Hybrid is an 11.6″ multitouch slate tablet that docks into a laptop; together, they possess a Core 2 Duo CPU, 4 GB RAM, Intel/Snapdragon GPU, and 128 GB SSD.
The Mag+ digital magazine is only a concept, but it’s very well thought-out; ideas include vertical reading, text/imagery focus shifting, view neutrality, and contextual radial menus.
Sports Illustrated shows off its tablet magazine concept, a hail mary pass to bring print into the digital era; it’s pretty nifty, with interactive articles and ads–but will readers pay for it?
It may be petite at 5.4 lbs and 1.5″ thick, but Dell’s XT2 XFR tablet is rugged to its core: it sports a 12.1″ multi-touch display, MIL-810G chassis, GPS, 3G, Core 2 Duo and up to 5 GB RAM.
The Giz has scored a first look at Microsoft’s Courier Concept; it’s basically two tablets (a booklet?) in one with dual 7″ multitouch/stylus screens, a 3 MP camera and single home button.
Just like its name implies, Archos’ 9PCtablet is a tablet UMPC with a 9″ resistive touch-screen running Windows 7; other specs: 1.2GHz Atom Z515, 80GB HDD, and Bluetooth.
The CrunchPad Launch Prototype is a giant leap in design over previous versions; the screen sits flush with the case, which measures 18mm thin and will be made out of aluminum.
TechCrunch’s CrunchPad tablet now sports a slimmer design, an Intel Atom chip, bottom-up Linux OS and new Webkit browser version; Michael Arrington calls this the B.5 version.
Wacom’s new mid-range Intuos4 tablet offers a host of improvements over the Intuos3: ambidextrous design, OLED ExpressKeys, a new Touch Ring and 2,048 pressure levels.
Motion’s J3400 Tablet PC manages to be both rugged and sleek; fully loaded, you’ll get a 12.1″ View Anywhere LCD, 64GB SSD, mobile broadband, 2 MP camera and 1.4GHz ULV CPU.
True to their name, AlwaysInnovating’s 8.9″ Touch Book features a touchscreen that detaches to serve as a tablet; other features include internal USB ports, Linux OS and an ARM CPU.
Dell second-gen tablet is the 12.1″ Latitude XT2: this time, it sports a multi-touch a-la iPhone, a second digitizer (w/ stylus), and a 11-hour 6-cell battery, all in a 0.98″ thick chassis.
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