Just because you want to join in on the all the tablet fun doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. I’ve never heard of Enspert before, but the company’s new line of Android tablets just might catch your eye.
Announced at CES 2011, the IDENTITY line of tablets from Enspert are supposed to bring affordability to the Android realm without sacrificing much in functionality or quality. If you only need WiFi, you can get the IDENTITY tab E201, for example.
Adding 3G to the mix is the IDENTITY E301, while the E302 does the WiMAX thing for Europe and Asia. Both the E301 and the E302 come preloaded with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Yeah, there’s no Honeycomb here, but you knew you had to sacrifice somewhere.
Enspert is based out of Korea and they didn’t offer anything in terms of pricing in the press release. They do mention that the E201 will be ready in early 2011 with the E301 following up “shortly after.” They plan on offering that through “a leading US wireless carrier in time for the 2011 back-to-school season” too.[Enspert]
New Mobile Devices and ConvergenceOne Platform Let Consumers Enjoy Seamless Multimedia Sharing Across Devices
2011 International CES
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enspert (http://enspert.com), a leading media convergence solution and device provider, is introducing its 2011 IDENTITY product line featuring a series of affordable Android-based multimedia tablets today at International CES. The IDENTITY tab is an innovative media and productivity device for education and entertainment, delivering color LCD e-book reader capabilities along with HD-quality video playback and Web browsing. Highlights include:
“The human experience is at the heart of how we design our technology offerings, with a goal of providing an expansive and intuitive environment for consuming diverse media formats.”
The IDENTITY tab E201 is Wi-Fi enabled and scheduled to be available at a leading consumer electronics retailer in the U.S. in early 2011. The E301 with Wi-Fi and 3G will likely be available shortly after.
Varying IDENTITY E300 series models, including the IDENTITY E301 with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, will be available through a leading U.S. wireless carrier in time for the 2011 back-to-school season.
The IDENTITY E302 model is Wimax enabled and slated for distribution in select in European and Asian markets.
The E300 series of tablets are based on the Android Gingerbread platform.
“Communication, productivity and multimedia sharing should be a seamless experience across devices. We empower consumers to enhance their digital lifestyle with our platform of imaginative media convergence technologies,” said Chang-Suk Lee, CEO of Enspert. “The human experience is at the heart of how we design our technology offerings, with a goal of providing an expansive and intuitive environment for consuming diverse media formats.”
Enspert marries the latest in portable mobile technology with elegant and fashionable devices that express the way we live and work today. In addition to the IDENTITY tab collection, the 2011 IDENTITY line features an ecosystem of smart connected devices that leverage the open-source Android operating system including smartphones, multi-device media convergence hubs, VoIP and SoIP systems, mobile hotspots and more. The new lineup of IDENTITY devices is available for demo at 2011 International CES in the South Hall Upper Level & Connector, booth number 36218, from January 6-9.
“In addition, Enspert will be offering a sneak peek at future tablet devices and presenting our vision of the tablet market at CES,” continued Lee.
Enspert products, including the IDENTITY tablets, support maximum connectivity between neighboring multimedia devices using the ConvergenceOne platform, the optimal solution for 3-screen media convergence in IP-based fixed/wireless integrated network environments. Connectivity between tablets, smartphones, IPTV and PCs via DLNA protocol facilitates the sharing of digital multimedia content and allows various applications to be downloaded from the App Store.
“We’re looking forward to demonstrating the latest Enspert technology at CES and expanding our presence into the U.S. and beyond,” said Sang-su Lee, president of Enspert. “The IDENTITY tab E201 has already been released in Korea with KT, Korea’s leading wireless carrier, and is one of few tablets commercially available through a wireless carrier. Global market demand for Enspert devices will expand rapidly starting with entry into the North American market in January and distribution announcements with some of the continent’s most prominent distributors will follow shortly after.”
For more information, stop by the Enspert booth at CES – South Hall Upper Level & Connector, booth number 36218.
Enspert is a media convergence solution and device provider facilitating 3 screen services including Convergence Network Solutions, 3-Screen SW Platforms, Multimedia Solutions, Embedded S/W, and IP-based devices, such as DMB, VoIP/SoIP, WiBro/WiMax, and Tablet/SoIP/VoIP and MID devices. It also develops world-class technologies for SoC, such as an embedded multi-processor design, hardwired multi-standard audio/video codecs, baseband modems and design technologies for low power and testability. Since its inception in 2006, Enspert has developed partnerships with global carriers and manufacturers helping the company to become a leader in the Korean media convergence device marketplace and accelerate international expansion in the Americas, Europe, Asia, etc. Enspert is a subsidiary of Insprit, a convergence solutions provider, publically traded on the KOSDAQ exchange, No.: 098400 in Korea. The company is based in Seoul, Korea.