Philips is a Dutch consumer electronics company that doesn’t exactly have a reputation to maintain as an Android manufacturer. But that did not seem to stop Philips officials from recently announcing a new line of entry-level 7” Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets bound (at least for now) for the Chinese market.
The pricing and release dates are yet to be announced, as is the availability of the new line of tablets in other markets, but what caught our attention was the fact that Philips engineers have decided not to use an ARM processor or an x86 one (like 99% of all other Android manufacturers), opting for a low-power MIPS processor instead. Android currently offers some [...]
Back in CES 2012, we saw a lot of really cool upcoming Android smartphones and tablets. But if there’s one accessory we failed to mention, it would be Philips’ new PMP system; an Android based portable media player. Well, they also had an iPhone docking speaker system but we’re more interested on the PMP!
The PMP is actually a successor to the GoGear Connect, but both of them run on Android 2.3 OS and have a capacitive touch screen display. The big difference is that the new model has a larger screen of 0.3 inches compared to the 3.2 of the previous model. It also has a capacitive touch technology, MicroSD card slot for expanded memory, front-facing video camera, and [...]