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Notion Ink demoed its final version of the Android tablet called Adam prior to Mobile World Congress 2010. In the video cofounder Rohan Shravan shows off some awesome hardware innovation.

Unlike the Apple iPad, Adam has a camera that conveniently swivels 180 degrees. Imagine the use cases: turn towards yourself to have video chats, turn away 90 degrees to record a lecture or seminar while working simultaneously, turn another 90 degrees to take a picture of someone in front of you. Let’s not forget to throw in multi-tasking capabilities.

Another interesting feature places the touch pad on the back, very interesting to control touch screen operations without looking. The Adam tablet also features 3 USB ports, one HDMI out port for full HD in 1080p, eco-friendly using a tenth of the power, and boasting 24 hours of battery life (more than 10 hours viewing full high definition video).
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And incase you can't get into the article Look for it in June 2010 with a price point of $327-$800 and it has a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz CPU + Graphics. The entire price range is cheaper. GG

The only downside is that it has 100 pixels less in resolution.
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Look for it in June 2010 with a price point of $327-$800.
That's a pretty broad price range there... still cheaper than the iPad at the low end, though.
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That's a pretty broad price range there... still cheaper than the iPad at the low end, though.
cheaper then the iPad at the high end too. The iPad goes up to $829
    
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cheaper then the iPad at the high end too. The iPad goes up to $829
Oh, I'd forgotten about the 3G part of it... but right, still cheaper.
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Go android!
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Interesting. I probably won't get one, since I really don't have a use for a tablet, but epic nonetheless that it's running Android.
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I wonder if they will give it stylus support. I would consider getting it if I could write class notes directly on it.
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I wonder if they will give it stylus support. I would consider getting it if I could write class notes directly on it.
Dude, support a USB keyboard for typing notes and a stylus for drawing graphs or equations? I think I might have found what I'd use one of these things for.
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Dude, support a USB keyboard for typing notes and a stylus for drawing graphs or equations? I think I might have found what I'd use one of these things for.
wow, i hate to say it, but that would actually be...really great
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Dude, support a USB keyboard for typing notes and a stylus for drawing graphs or equations? I think I might have found what I'd use one of these things for.
I wouldnt doubt if you could already use a stylus for it. Even if it's like the iPhone or iTouch or iPad's screen where it is heat sensitive - they sell styluses that can be used. You can probably even find a program/app for the Android that would allow you to write just fine with it.
    
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