Notion Ink, an India based tablet manufacturer, has announced a partnership with TeXas Instruments for its upcoming Adam II tablet. Under the agreement of the partnership, Notion will use the TeXas Instruments TI OMAP 44XX series mobile processor in the second iteration of its Adam tablet.
The upcoming Adam II tablet, which is set to be released in near future, will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
Notion Ink’s Adam tab earned critical acclaim and consumer’s attention for being the best feature-rich tablet. Unfortunately, the Adam tablet couldn’t mature to the market as eXpected.
Now the company has decided to use TI OMAP 44XX (here XX stands for random number) series mobile processor in the Adam II tablet. Notion clarifies its stand for choosing TeXas Instruments processor saying it would deliver better performance, multimedia playback and also perform some non-traditional tablet tasks.
The TeXas Instrument’s processor will be coupled with a powerful graphics chip – PowerVR SGX 5XX (here XX stands for random number), in Adam II for better graphics for tasks like medical imaging, 3D Modeling and obviously multi-media purposes. The Adam tablet model used a dual-core 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor but failed to make the best of it.
Apart from making the best of the hardware with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Notion Ink wishes to offer something more than usual. It plans to introduce a modular based software architecture that will let the Android application developers to make the best of every hardware component packed. Also the application developers will be able to develop apps that will let users to choose the different settings and customise to make the best of the hardware.
Indeed, the technologically eXciting Adam II tablet will be quite modestly anticipated. Several users were disappointed with the lack of availability of the first version of the tablet. Notion Ink has, however, not announced any specific date or hinted about the pricing of the tablet.