Cherrypal Launches Powerful 7-Inch $188 Android 2.1 3D Tablet Computer For The Sub-iPad(c)Market
-- Cherrypal Enters Into Exclusive Deal with Green Shopping Site Zecozi
PALO ALTO, CA (October 7, 2010) -- Cherrypal, a California-based manufacturer of high quality, low-energy consuming and affordable personal computers, today announced the availability of its new sub$200 tablet computer, the CherryPad America.The CherryPad was designed for consumers who are looking for an affordable, powerful, high quality,and low energy-consuming tablet computer with the ability to run the Android operating system.CherryPad is powered by the fast Samsung ARM11, (CPU + GPU + DSP, OpenGL 2.0) 800 GHzprocessor and runs Android 2.1 and all Android applications. An upgrade option to 2.2 is planned for thefourth quarter 2010.The CherryPad America features a 7-inch resistive touch widescreen display (no stylus needed) at800x480 resolution with built-in gravity sensor. Memory, storage and wireless functions include 256 MBsof DDRII RAM; 2 GB NAND Flash; Micro SD (1x) reader, and WiFi 802.11 b/g.Standard I/O ports include USB 2.0 supported by an external adapter; 3.5 mm headphone jack, built-inspeakers and microphone, DC port, optional external 3G modem. The CherryPad America's Polymer 3200 MAH battery has a run time of 6-8 hours. The device weighs just 1.1 pounds and is housed in asturdy aluminum case. MSRP of the CherryPad America is $188."The CherryPad America does not compete against the Apple(c) iPad. The CherryPad addresses thesub-iPad market," said Cherrypal CTO Max Seybold. According to Seybold, CherryPad has been designed for consumers who seek a lower cost, morecompact tablet PC with the ability to run Android."The CherryPad is neither an iPad killer nor an iPad clone, it's a completely different product designed for a different market," Seybold said. "The screen of the CherryPad is only 7-inches big, the processor isslightly less powerful, and the CherryPad comes with Android 2.1 and not Apple's iOS." At a MSRP of $188, the price for a CherryPad is also less than half of the iPad."Early user tests confirmed the CherryPad user experience has been extremely positive. Usersappreciate full access to the Android Market, its powerful processor, battery run time, and high quality,"Seybold said.
Cherrypal Partners With Zecozi
Cherrypal also announced a strategic partnership with Zecozi, a new online shopping site for consciousconsumers. All Cherrypal products will be exclusively sold through Zecozi in the United States, with theexception of volume buyers. Every Cherrypal comes with a 30-day money back guarantee, as well as a 1-year replacement warranty."We are a hardware manufacturer first and need to focus on our core competence in order to drive downcosts and offer quality products that consumers can afford. We can offer our products for such a lowprice because we are fugal with non-product related costs. When we looked for a strong partner whoshares our green, open and fair corporate value system, Zecozi was the obvious choice," said CherrypalCEO John Collier.
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