Gamers looking for the next great mobile platform on which to get their fix will want to check out the Wikipad android gaming tablet.
Wikipad, the company developing an identically named tablet that will ship with an attachable gamepad for console-style gaming, has revealed the specifications of the device in an exclusive interview with GamesBeat.
The tablet is powered by an nVidia Tegra 3 1.4GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of DDR2 RAM and a 520MHz GPU, while the internal storage capacity will be at least 16GB. It has a 10.1-inch IPS display with a 16:10, 1280×800 resolution. It weighs 560 grams, and the thickness is 8.6 mm.
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An 8 megapixel rear-facing camera along with a 2 megapixel forward-facing camera are also included. Power comes from a 23.56Wh battery, which supposedly offers 8 hours of video playback and 6 hours of gaming time.
To back up the “gaming” claim, the Wikipad tablet will come with a gaming controller add-on, which attaches itself to the Wikipad at the bottom through a proprietary connector. It will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box.