Vodaphone tablet clears the FCC

A tablet from Vodaphone showed up on the FCC website today.It’s based on a 7″ LCD screen (800×480) and it comes with 1GB Flash, a SD card slot, USB Host, a stylus, speakers, a 2MP camera, and WCDMA network support.It doesn’t appear to have been tested for Wifi. It’s not clear what the OS is, but I’m going to guess Android. But this is a closed device so it doesn’t really matter. Do you see the large white button on the side of the screen? It’s a scroll button (kinda like a trackball). I don’t know why we don’t see it more.

I’ve looked over the manual, and Vodaphone seem to be planning to push this as a phone, not a tablet. There’s instructions on how do do voice and video calls, which rather odd. I didn’t find a microphone.

No word yet on price or release date.

via FCC

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. 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.

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