The China based computer maker ZTE have announced the ZTE Light 2, it is a tablet of course, and will be one of the first devices to be shipped using the new Pixel Qi sunlight readable display.
The tablet will have a seven inch display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolutions, it will be powered by a 1 GHz processor, it will have 4 GB of storage and as mentioned before will be running Google’s Android 2.2 operating system.
This is the Press Release put out by the ZTE Corporation;
The innovative ZTE Light 2 tablet provides excellent internet browsing and multi-media experience in any light
Mobile World Congress (MWC) – Barcelona, February 14th, 2011 – ZTE Corporation, one of the world’s largest providers of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, and Pixel Qi Corporation, designer of innovative low-power sunlight-readable liquid crystal displays, today announced introduction of the ZTE Light 2 tablet PC with Pixel Qi’s award-winning liquid-crystal display at MWC. Leveraging leading edge technologies from both companies, the Light 2 tablet combines the features and performance of a 1GHz processor running the Android operating system with a 7-inch high-resolution Pixel Qi display to offer an excellent multi-media experience in a slim, light weight design with extended battery life.
“We are excited to partner with Pixel Qi to bring their innovative display technology to market,” said Adam Zhang, VP & President of ZTE Mobile Broadband Device. “It brings a new level of performance to our family of tablet PC’s, rendering excellent images under any light conditions.”
“Working with ZTE, a world-leading telecommunication company with a global customer base, provides us with an extraordinary opportunity to address a world-wide market,” added Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen, CEO and founder of Pixel Qi. “We look forward to a long-lasting partnership.”
The display is manufactured in a Pixel Qi partnership with CPT (Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd.). Based in Taoyuan, Taiwan, CPT manufactures nearly 40 million displays per month and is the #2 manufacturer of small and middle sized LCDs in the world.
The ZTE Light 2 tablet PC features a 12.6mm super slim design, Android 2.2, a hi-speed 1GHz processor and 4GB of memory. The 7-inch low-power Pixel Qi display has multi-touch capacitive touch screen and a screen resolution of 1024×600 pixels delivering a pixel density of 170 pixels per inch.
Pixel Qi’s award-winning 3Qi display technology renders quality full-color images plus full-motion video and, in high ambient light levels, its reflective mode contributes to the image allowing the backlight to be turned down or off. This delivers significant power savings and a very comfortable reading experience.
For further information on ZTE and Pixel Qi, please visit booth number 8B145，HALL8 during the MWC 2011.