MSI To Roll Out Tegra based Tablet Device

Digitimes blog has reported that Micro-Star International (MSI) is planning to roll-out its 10.1 inch tablet PC in the second half of 2010, priced at US $500, with the intention of competing with the mighty Apple Inc., which recently unveiled its much-awaited tablet device, iPad.

The MSI tablet PC device features Nvidia’s Tegra line of ARM system-on-chip processor package whih comes with a 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 MPCore processor that will allow the device to multi-task and play HD videos.

The device, which still remains unnamed, will run on the latest Android operating system platform and will feature a 10-inch color touch screen and wireless compatibility apart from being light weight and reasonably compact.

MSI first unveiled the device at the international Consumer Electronic Show 2010 in Las Vegas, along with other devices that will be powered by Nvidia’s revolutionary Tegra processor.

Interestingly, the iPad revealed by Apple doesn’t offers a multi-tasking features and plays HD videos at 720p whereas the MSI table can tackle those 1080p (although only on an external screen).

The product will be aimed at a wide user base which looks for ways to empower it self with portable entertainment and social networking devices.