ONN, the Chinese manufacturer, has now revealed the first Tablet PC from its shelter, the ONN Opad N2. The tablet is to be running on the Android 2.1 (Éclair) operating system, and actually possesses an ultra-thin body. The device is accompanied by a 7-inch resistive touchscreen which shall display a resolution of 800×480 pixels. The tablet device will be powered by an ARM9 processor at 1 GHz. The tablet device will feature a Rockship RK2818 platform as main specification, and shall provision for a Wi-Fi connection, an external optional 3G module, and finally an accelerometer and G-sensor for video games.
The ONN Opad N2 is being powered by the Android 2.1, though Android 2.2 (Froyo) would have been quite an amazing change. The device is providing connectivity through Wireless LAN, and this fact is quite appealing for a Tablet device. The processor speed was previously decided to be about 600 MHz, but later it was updated to be 1 GHz, which seems to be yet another attractive facet of the device. also previously the device was to feature the Rockship RK2816 platform, but later on it was updated to be Rockship RK2818 platform. This device will thus draw attention of all the Android lovers, apart from the sector of tablet aficionados. The pricing and availability of the device are not mentioned as of now by the company.
For information, Ohio News Network (ONN) is a television and radio news network in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its studios and offices are co-located with sister station WBNS-TV, the CBS television affiliate for Columbus and central Ohio. ONN is seen in more than 1.8 million households statewide, including the major markets of Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo and Columbus. ONN is owned by the Dispatch Broadcast Group, which is affiliated with The Columbus Dispatch, the Columbus daily newspaper.
With the slogan “Ohio’s Channel”, ONN features news relevant to the state. Regular segments include sports, weather, business, environmental, political, and health. ONN was one of the first TV networks to deliver live action sports video via Internet Protocol during the 2006-2007 school year for Miami Redhawks hockey. ONN delivers the top statewide stories each day utilizing partnerships with news stations: WBNS in Columbus, WKBN in Youngstown, WEWS in Cleveland, WHIO in Dayton, WKRC in Cincinnati, WTOV in Steubenville/Wheeling, WTOL in Toledo, and WLIO in Lima. In addition, many ONN stories are seen daily on these stations.
In addition to the television channel, the Dispatch Group also owns the ONN Radio Network. ONN Radio provides statewide newscasts for affiliate stations during the day. It is distributed by Radio Sound Network, which is also owned and operated by the Dispatch Group. ONN is regularly awarded for its outstanding news and programs regionally and nationally. In 2009, ONN received nine awards in the Ohio Associated Press contest including: Outstanding Sports Operation; Best Regularly Scheduled Sports; and Best Anchor Mike Kallmeyer. ONN was the runner-up for Outstanding News Operation in Ohio. In 2008, ONN was presented the Emmy Award for Station Excellence in local programming.