Augen to release 6 tablets

Augen to release 6 tablets e-Reading Hardware I think they may have learned from their mistake with Gentouch 78.

Augen just announced that they will soon sell no less than 6 Android tablets ranging in size from 7" to 10", with retail from $199.99 to $599.99. All the tablets run v2.2 and all will support Adobe DE DRM.

Augen to release 6 tablets e-Reading Hardware First up are a pair of 7" tablets, the Latte, and Latte Grande.   Both have Wifi HDMI out, 2GB Flash, and a SDHC card slot.

  • The Latte has a 7" WVGA resistive touchscreen (800x480), a stylus, and retails for $199.
  • The Latte Grande is a big step up for only $50 more. It has a 800 MHz CPU, 7" multi-touch capacitive touchscreen (800x600), accelerometer, compass, and light sensor.

Augen to release 6 tablets e-Reading Hardware Next is the Espresso series, and these babies will support Android v3.0. All have Wifi, Bluetooth, a 3MP camera, accelerometer, compass, and light sensor.

  • The base Espresso model has a 7" multi-touch capacitive touchscreen (800x600), 1GHz Cortex A9 CPU, 8GB Flash, microSDHC card slot. All this for $349.
  • The Espresso Dolce has a 10.2" multi-touch capacitive touchscreen (1024x768), 1GHz Cortex A9 CPU, 8GB Flash, microSDHC card slot. Retail is $429.
  • The Espresso Doppio is the tablet convertible I showed you in the first image. It's a dual boot system with Android/Ubuntu as options. It has a 10.2" multi-touch capacitive touchscreen (1024x768), 1GHz Cortex A9 CPU, Wifi, Bluetooth, 8GB Flash, 2 USB ports, trackpad, and a 160GB HD. All this for $599.

Augen to release 6 tablets e-Reading Hardware And then there is the Espresso Firma. This baby has a 7" resistive touchscreen(800x480), a 600MHz dual core CPU, Wifi, Bluetooth, and 2GB Flash. Retails is $349. It also has this odd pen that's supposed to let you write on paper, and the strokes will be transmitted to the Firma. I'll believe it when I see it.

About Nate Hoffelder (9943 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

1 Comment on Augen to release 6 tablets

  1. who would buy from augen now?
    certainly no one that purchased “the book”

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