Mobinnova Beam Specs and Info
|If the Beam includes a true, Google, Android OS this will be one of the first ever non-phone products to be approved by Google. If not, the Android experience will be incomplete. (No marketplace or Google apps.) Build quality seems to be very good, it's lightweight and if the price is right, this really could be an interesting netbook / smartbook|
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Mobinnova Beam Specifications
|Model name||Beam||CPU||Nvidia Tegra2 (Dual Cortex A9)|
|CPU speed||1000 Mhz|
|Display Size||8.9" 1024 X 600|
|Battery capacity||24 Wh|
|Weight (Minimum)||836gm / 1.84 pounds|
USB 2.0 (x2)|
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SDHC Card Slot
HSPA (7.2/5.1 Mb/s)
|*Specifications can vary|
|Latest news (June 2010) is that the Mobinnova company is not trading any more.|
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