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Olivetti Unveils OliPad Android Tablet: Specs and Price

Italian firm Olivetti — originally known for manufacturing typewriters — has recently decided to enter the tablet PC market by unveiling its new 10-inch, Android 2.2 run OliPad, which they say has been designed with both consumer and business customers in mind.

According to a recent article by Christopher Trout over at, the upcoming device — which will be available to purchase for €399 as from this coming Monday — is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and features a 10-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600.

The OliPad also comes with 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, a 1.3 megapixel camera, and USB, SD Card and HDMI ports. The OliPad can be used with a wide variety of accessories, including a touch mouse, a capacitive pen, a keyboard and even a docking station.

OliPad users will have access to a wide range of applications that are either pre-installed onto the device or downloadable via a dedicated Olivetti App Store. The OliPad will also provide access to things such as email management, a calendar, contacts and a web browser.

As for the business end of the market, the OliPad offers a high level of customization and access to an impressive variety of apps via the Application Warehouse. You can read more about the device via the website.

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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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