Wikipad, a US based company, will launch a 10 inch tablet which it is calling as the first full fledge gaming tablet that will come with actual console like buttons. The company named its tablet as Wikipad and plans to give it interesting set of hardware as well as software. The Wikipad tablet will have a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 mobile processor, 1 GB RAM and run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. A website, called VentureBeat, even managed to get the sneak peek of the specifications of the tablet.
The Wikipad tablet is meant for mostly for gaming and it will come with a cradle. This cradle will have a directional joy stick on each side and pairs of action buttons. The cradle will have a proprietary connector to hook it up with the tablet.
The actual tablet will appear just like any other tablet with 10.1-inch touchscreen display with 16:10 aspect ratio and 1280×800 pixel resolution. It will just 8.6mm thick and weigh about 560 grams. Under the slim chassis, it will house a quad-core 1.4 Ghz Nvidia Tegra 3 T30 mobile processor with GeForce graphic chip clocked at 520 MHz clockspeed. In terms of hardware, it has enough capabilities to drive the modern 3D graphics rich games meant for tablet easily. Also the games of last decade ported and polished for the platform can be run easily.
By default the tablet will feature 16 GB or more on-board storage depending on the specific model. At the back there will be an 8 megapixel camera that would be capable of recording at least 720p HD video easily. In the front will be 2 megapixel front-facing camera.
This tablet will ship with the super smooth Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update which is expected to arrive with several performance improvements. As of now the developers of tablet have not shared the price of tablet-cradle bundle but expect to release it later this year.