The Latest Gadget Innovation- The Chinese iPed
Nowadays, Apple might have sold two million of its innovative iPad tablets in less than a couple of months, but it has a powerful Chinese competitor, the similar looking iPed. This outlines another impressive story of a successful Chinese brand trying to annex on the Apple iPad’s fame. The renamed brand Orphan Electronics has recently released a hand held device known as the Chinese iPed, a vivacity clone version of the genuine Apple’s iPad.
The most obvious similarity with the iPad is its exterior look and its packaging. More surprisingly, the Chinese iPed can be purchased from Shenzhen computer mall, placed near the Foxconn’s plant, where the genuine iPads are being produced. Apple’s iPad is not even merchandised on the China market, but the iPed is available for only $126, almost five times lower than the price of the new Apple gadget.
The Chinese iPed is powered by an Intel chip 600 MHz processor, has 128 MB of RAM and has 16 GB of storage space. So is considered a worthy iPad competitor. Meantime the iPad runs on the iPhone 4.0 operating system powered by Apple’s 1-GHz A4 processor. On the other hand, the iPed is reportedly with a slower 600-MHz chip and is empowered by Google’s Android mobile phone operating system platform.
A crucial difference, can be observe on the display specifications. The Chinese iPed has a 7-inch screen, much smaller than iPad’s 9.7-inch display. The iPed can only support up to 16 gigabytes of storage space. The innovative replica has a 800 by 400 pixels screen resolution, smaller in comparison with the iPad’s 1,024 by 768-pixel display
The Chinese iPed brings along great similarities with the original model, adding a touch of creativity and user-friendly accessibility. The tablet supports all the video formats: MKV (H.264 HP), AVI, RMVB, FLV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, a wide range of audio formats: MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, AAC, AC3, WAV, a great variety of picture files: JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF and also Google map. The sleek slate is light-weighted, as it has only 332g and measures 190.5 x 118.5 x14.7.