[CEATEC 2012] Here is another superlative attached to a tablet from Japanese company NEC – the NEC Medias Tab UL N08-D tablet, which is touted to be the lightest in the world, at least for the 7″ tablet category. Underneath the hood would be Qualcomm’s SnapDragon S4 Plus Krait mobile processor that ought to be speedy enough to get most of the work done, where the NEC Medias Tab UL N08-D tablet will be available from mobile operator NTT DoCoMo in that part of the world. It tips the scales at 249 grams, which translates to 0.54 pounds, whereas its rivals, the Google Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Kindle Fire HD weighs 0.74 pounds, 0.76 pounds and 0.87 pounds, respectively.

It measures 7.9 mm thin, while the battery itself carries 3100 mAh of juice. It is said that one is able to clock the SnapDragon S4 Plus SoC from Qualcomm to 1.7GHz without consuming too much juice. Wi-Fi N, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB 2.0 connectivity are thrown into the mix, and chances are pretty good the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be made available in due time. can’t be too far away. There is no word on pricing or availability, but NTT DoCoMo will sell it from today onwards.

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