DigiTimes reports Intel is set to push a new tablet product named StoryBook for emerging markets such as China and Brazil. This $299 device is based on Intel's Medfield platform, it offers a 10" LCD screen and adopt dual-operating systems.
The sources pointed out that Intel's Classmate PC project has been operating for about five years and the company has already established a partnership with many emerging countries. The StoryBook tablet PC will be released in the second half of 2012 and in addition to the education procurement market, Intel also hopes to push the product into regular retail channels priced below US$299.
Second-tier notebook maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), which has close relationship with Intel and is also the OEM of Classmate PC, is expected to manufacture the StoryBook for Intel, while China-based Malata will also receive the tablet PC orders from Intel.