The UK based company Dixons has now made the announcements of its entry into the Tablet business with the Advent series of touchscreen devices. One of them is the Advent Amico, while the other is the Advent Vega. Both the devices are powered by Android, and look quite appealing. Both the tablet devices will be seen first on November 1, 2010.
The Advent Amico tablet is powered by Android 2.1 (Éclair) which is also outdated compared to the Advent Vega which comes with Froyo that is, Android 2.2, and features a screen size of 7 inches, which seems to be quite smaller than its counterpart the Advent Vega which boasts of a 10 inch display. The Advent Amico is actually to be sold as an entry-level tablet, according to the company. The Amico is also to be accompanied by a camera, and is going to be around 6.0 inches thick.
The Advent Amico Slate is to be a touchscreen device, and is to having features as Wi-Fi support. This device is to be accompanied by a price tag of £129.99 and is believed that the Advent Amico is going to provide a platform where customers will actually be able to experience a quality introduction to tablet computing, with lots of fun and convenience. The device is actually going to prove quite sufficient and truly wonderful for downloading quality videos, games and music which can be enjoyed anywhere and everywhere.
Also, as the Advent Amico will be accompanied by a camera, the device may even suffice the needs of the photography lovers, and shall prove to be a great value for money as an entry-level tablet. According to Jeremy Fennell, Category Director at Dixons Retail, he commented on the Advent Amico and said, “While top of the range tablets may be all singing and dancing, the Advent Amico is a great, no frills, starter product.” Advent Amico release date is 1 november in uk.
For information, Dixons Retail is a British company and one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in Europe. The company operates Dixons.co.uk as well as Dixons Travel, Currys, Currys.digital, PC World and Electro World stores along with many other brands across Europe including: Pixmania, Equanet and Advent Computers. The company, formerly known as Dixons Stores Group plc and later DSGi, specializes in selling high technology consumer electronics products, audio-video equipment, PCs, small and large domestic appliances, photographic equipment, communication products and related financial and after sales services (e.g. extended service agreements). They also sell other products and services such as electrical products, spares, repairs, mobile services, online digital photo processing, pre-recorded media and childcare equipment.
PC World is a specialist chain of computer superstores. Currys Digital is the rebranded name for Dixons retail outlets in the UK (excluding Ireland and the Dixons Travel stores operating in UK airports). Currys Digital is branded as a specialist division of Currys aimed at technology-focused consumers with a product range including cameras, personal computers, audio and video equipment.