ZiiLabs Announces 10.1 "OEM tablet with 1.5 GHz dual-core
ZiiLabs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Labs, a new design for a 10.1 "tablet announced. The OEM reference design includes a Jaguar3 ZiiLabs processor with two 1.5 GHz cores and runs on Android 3.2 version.
The Jaguar3 tablet design has developed a ZiiLabs ZMS-20 chip. This SOC consists of two ARM Cortex-A9 cores on a 1.5 GHz clock speed of rotation, supplemented with 48 known stem cell-processor units, which handle the graphics workload.
This chip supports include the H264 high-profile and VP8 video codecs, while the standard OpenGL ES 2.0, Flash 10.x and OpenCL supported. Also, the chip supports HDMI 1.4 output, and can the LCD of the tablet and an external display independently control.
By integrating on-chip ZiiLabs succeeded the motherboard, which is modular, compact tablet for the reference account. The 'kleindochter' motherboard measuring 62 millimeters by 117.9, while the energy consumption would be approximately 1W. How big the total motherboard or what the consumption is not known. Customers can board easily with the new ZMS-40 chip, once it becomes available in the fourth quarter. The ZMS-40 has four core Cortex-A9-96 and stem cell units.
The Jaguar3 reference design will be available in different hardware designs. More expensive versions have a magnesium enclosure with a weight of 480g and a thickness of 8.1 mm, while the top model reduces to only 7.4 mm thick. The 10.1 "screen has a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels. With a battery of the appropriate capacity is a battery life of ten hours to achieve when playing video and Web browsing.
The high-end version of the Jaguar3 design also offers the ability to have two cameras with a maximum resolution of 12 megapixels to use. It is also possible to mount two microphones for noise reduction and video conferencing, and its X-Fi audio effects. The ZMS-20-HDR-chip makes possible to shoot as well as panoramic shots with 40 megapixels. It is also possible to create special effects on video playback, letting go, which reversed or frame-by-frame playback.
ZiiLabs think cheaper versions of Jaguar3 including in emerging markets like China to sell. For the educational market in China sees chances to ZiiLabs tablets based on Jaguar3 to sell them. According to Sim Wong Hoo, chairman and CEO of Creative Technology, it is possible for the price of such tablets to bring down to about $ 100.
NOTE: sorry for the bad english, it's from google translate :P