Chinese tablets manufacturer – Cube launching its first tablet running Ubuntu Linux. Cube i7-CM is a new tablet with Intel Core M, which can be ordered at the price of $399.
The Cube i7-CM features an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of solid state storage. It’s powered by Intel’s 14nm Core M-5Y10C dual-core processor with Intel HD 5300 graphics, a two-cell 7.4V 5000mAh battery and dual cameras. The tablet supports 3G WCDMA/GSM networks as well as WiFi and Bluetooth.
• OS: Windows 8.1 with Bing (64-bit, trial version) / Ubuntu
• Screen: 11.6-inch IPS, 10-point multi-touch, IGZO
• Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
• CPU: Intel Broadwell Core-M 5Y10c
• CPU Frequency: 0.8GHz (Base clock) – 2.0GHZ (Turbo clock)
• GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5300
• RAM / Storage: 4GB DDR3L / 128GB SSD
• Function: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, USB Host, HDMI
• WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
• GSM: 900/1800MHZ
• WCDMA: 900/2100MHZ
• Camera: 5MP back camera, 2MP front camera
• Battery: 7.4V – 5,000mAh, two cell
• Ports: Micro SD Card Slot, Micro USB 3.0 Port, Micro SIM Card Slot, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, DC Charging Port
• Size: 297*180*9.1mm, Weight: 840g
While the Ubuntu software will probably be the most compelling feature for some potential customers, the tablet should also be able to run Windows 8.1. Cube will offer the i7-CM tablet with an unlicensed “trial version” of Windows 8.1.