LyonW8 640x360Tablets come in a variety of sizes, ranging from the larger 10” models to the more diminutive 7”, and if you wish that there would be more 7” Windows 8 tablets, ODM Inventec showed off a 7” prototype codenamed Lyon at Computex in Taiwan last week. Like we said, this is a prototype and is meant to be a reference model, meaning that companies who don’t have the funds of resources for an R&D arm, they will be able to use this reference design in creating a tablet of their own.

So what sort of specs are we looking at? The Lyon tablet will first of all sport a 7” display with a 1280×800 resolution. It will also be powered by Intel’s new Atom Bay-Trail M processor, accompanied by 2GB of RAM (it could also come in 4GB or 8GB varieties), 64GB-128GB internal storage, WiFi, 3G/LTE compatibility and a 2,400mAh battery. It also has the potential to cost as much as $350. We’re not sure which companies will be picking this reference design up, but it’s good to know that there are options out there.

Filed in Tablets. Read more about Windows 8. Source: pocketnow

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