DigiTimes heard Pegatron received orders to manufacture an Android tablet for HTC. The device will be based on NVIDIA's Tegra 2 platform and reportedly has a multi-touch screen with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 32GB SSD, 2GB RAM, WiFi, Blueooth and GPS. The expected price is NT$25,000, which is roughly $790 at the current currency exchange rate.
HTC reportedly will launch a tablet PC using Nvidia's Tegra 2 platform and Google's Android operating system. The device will feature a multi-touch panel with a resolution of 1280×720, a 32GB solid state drive (SSD), 2GB of memory and several functions such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. With support from Nvidia's platform, the device's multimedia performance is expected to be stronger than that of iPad. The device will also feature software support such as Chrome Web apps and Android Market from Google.
Since HTC has advantages due to its relationship with telecom carriers worldwide, the market watchers believe HTC's new tablet PC should achieve better sales than other notebook brands, and the price of the tablet PC is estimated to be around NT$25,000 (US$789.75).