Nvidia Tegra II stepping in big time with tablets from Galaxy, Samsung, LG, Asus, Acer and Toshiba
LG Optimus pad measures 8.9-inch whereas Galaxy Tab measuring 7 inch, both powered with Android 3.0 (aka HoneyComb).
Here’s the press release for the LG Optimus Pad:
Sized at 8.9-inch diagonally and 149.4-mm horizontally, the LG Optimus Pad offers a
sensible solution to other tablets on the market that are either too large for comfortable
portability or too small for ideal viewing. The conveniently-sized LG Optimus Pad fits
comfortably in one hand, goes anywhere and slips easily into purses and slim briefcases.
With 15:9 aspect ratio, the LG Optimus Pad allows users access to the full range of
applications in Android Market and its 1280 x 768 WXGA resolution vividly displays
multimedia content in full widescreen format.
The LG Optimus Pad is powered by Android 3.0, Google’s latest platform optimized for
tablets which supports larger display resolutions and applications specifically designed
for tablets, including Google eBooks, Google Maps 5, and Google Talk. Android 3.0
also makes the LG Optimus Pad easy to use with a more intuitive PC-like interface. The
LG Optimus Pad fully utilizes the 1 GHz Dual Core CPU of NVIDIA Tegra 2 to deliver
lag-free web browsing and quick app start up. The superb graphics and multitasking
capabilities of NVIDIA Tegra 2 enables the LG Optimus Pad to run multiple apps
simultaneously and handle rich multimedia with ease.
As the world’s first tablet equipped with a 3D camera, users can capture vivid images
and video with the LG Optimus Pad for viewing on 3D TVs using HDMI or on the web
via YouTube 3D. Business users will also appreciate the built-in videoconferencing
feature. With 1080p Full HD decoding, movie enthusiasts can transfer high quality
content to their TVs without any loss in picture quality. Serious and casual gamers alike
will delight in the wide collection of console-quality games available through the Tegra
Zone app that runs seamlessly on the LG Optimus Pad.