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E-Fun launches new Nextbook Premium 7 Android 2.3 tablet

More and more tablet PCs are coming onto the market already running the Android 3.0 (and 3.1) Honeycomb operating system these days, including the recently released Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the 10.1-inch Toshiba Thrive, which as we mentioned in a previous article will be available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB models, and the smaller 7-inch Acer Iconia Tab A100.

If you don’t mind a tablet running Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS however, then you may just like E-Fun’s newly launched Nextbook Premium 7 tablet. The Nextbook Premium 7 — which is the first model in the company’s Nextbook Premium line — comes with new pre-loaded software including ASTRO File Manager, SlideME Application Manager, OfficeSuite Viewer and the Kobo eBook Store App.

The OfficeSuite Viewer gives Nextbook Premium 7 owners access to important presentations and documents on the go, enabling them to open native DOCX, TXT, DOC, XLS, XLSX, PPT, CSV, PPTX, PPS, PPSX and PDF files and attachments. Meanwhile, the ASTRO File Manager makes it easy for users to do things such as copy, delete, move and rename files on their SD cards.

Those who enjoy reading eBooks might be pleased to know that the E-Fun Nextbook Premium 7 tablet does in fact come with 25 pre-loaded eBooks, although the eBook Store also provides a selection of almost 2 million titles to choose from. The Premium 7 tablet comes with a 7-inch capacitive touch screen display, Flash 10.1 support and is fully upgradable with over-the-air (OTA) update capabilities.

In terms of its specs, the E-Fun Nextbook Premium 7 tablet is powered by a 1GHz processor and includes built-in speakers, a G-sensor and 4GB of built-in flash memory, although it does also come with an SD card slot just in case you want to increase its storage capacity. It also comes with built-in Wi-Fi, allowing users to listen to music, browse the Internet, send and receive emails or even watch YouTube videos.

Other features include a photo viewer, a notepad, a calendar, an alarm clock and an MP3 player, as well as an assortments of games and other fun and useful applications. The E-Fun Nextbook Premium 7 Android 2.3 tablet has an MSRP of $299.99, and is available to purchase from online retailers as from now. You can read more about the Nextbook Premium 7 via the website.

Are you thinking of buying a new tablet PC? If so, would you buy the Nextbook Premium 7?

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Written by Tina Chubb

Tina’s passion is gaming news, but you will find her exploring other tech stories. Follow Tina for the latest happenings in the gaming world with popular gaming devices, including PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and portable gaming on iOS, PSP, DS and more.

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