If you are interested to own a 7 inch tablet that able to run on Linux and Android, you might want to have a look at PengPod 700. This tablet was presented for the first time at indiegogo.com, a website that offer similar feature like Kickstarter Project. The developer of this tablet were asking for $49,000 funds. After get 517 backers, they’re now ready to bring the table to the masses.
Aside from the dual-boot PengPod 700, the developer is currently taking order for 10 inch tablet with similar capabilities called as PengPod 1000 and mini PC called as PengStick. If you are interested, you can place your order now at shop.pengpod.com. The company promise that they will start to ship your order by the end of January 2013.
Both tablets and PengStick are currently powered by 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A8 single-core processors. They also posses HDMI output and USB ports. The 7 inch tablet is currently rely on 3,300 mAh battery unit for it’s main power source, while the 10 inch model use 6,000mAh battery pack. For your information, Nexus 7 is currently packed with 4,325mAh battery, while Nexus 10 using 9,000mAh battery. I know that an extensive battery test is required here, but i can guarantee that PengPod has serious problem in battery life. However, if that is not a problem for you, then you must be quite excited with the fact that PengPods and PengStick are running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and KDE Plasma Active for Linux interface. Android OS is currently stored inside the internal memory while Linux OS is installed on SD card.