United States

CherryPad Edwin (C588) Android tablet and 3G-phone computer

 

The CherryPad Edwin-3G (C588) is designed as an "all-in-one-good-enough" 7-inch Android 2.3 tablet and 3G-phone computer.

 

The objective of The Education Wins (Edwin) Foundation was to develop a device that provide tablet computing and full phone features for a very low price without sacrificing quality and usability.

Does an all-in-one device actually make sense? It sounds like an oversized smart phone but who wants to hold a 7-inch tablet on their ear? The C588 comes with Bluetooth hearbuds and a leather case, so it's not just an "all-in-one" device but also an "all-inclusive" offering. We not only designed the device, we also thoroughly tested its usability as a tablet/phone computer.

The "Tablastic Four" program (http://maxseybold.com/2012/01/edwins-tablastic-four-program/) is an Education Wins (Edwin) Foundation managed initiative to optimize the usability of the CherryPad Edwin-3G tablet/phone computer and gather user feedback in order to improve future releases of the device.

 

 

 


The CherryPad Edwin-Wifi Series (C807 and C810) is ideal for consumers who don't need access to a 3G/4G network, appreciate value, high quality and great performance. Cherrypal is continuously providing downloadable software upgrades (i.e. firmware) in order to enhance the user experience. Any software upgrades are made available to Cherrypal customers free of charge.

 

Technical Specifications CherryPad Edwin C588 (7-inch) tablet/3G-phone computer
  Capacitive 5-point-touch capacitive screen, WiFi and 3G

7-inch (C588) US$ 249.00; including leather case and Bluetooth headset/earbuds; plus shipping
   
Height/Width/Length
4.80 inch (122 mm), 0.51 inch (13 mm), 7.56 inch (192 mm)
Weight 0.79 lbs (0.360 kg)
   
Processor Qualcomm MSM7227T ( 800MHz )
Graphics accelerator OpenGL 2.0
Firmware: 2.3.5  (optimized for smooth scrolling and power management)
   
Operating environment: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  upgrade to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) once available
   
Factory language setting: English (United States)
Other supported languages: English (United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore),
  Spanish, Chinese (PRC, Taiwan), Czech, Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium),
  Czech, Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium), French (France, Belgium, Canada,
  Switzerland), German (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein),
  Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Norwegian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian
   
Display technology
7-inch capacitive 5-touch-screen 16:9, 800 x 480 pixels resolution
   
Sensors gravity sensor
Video playback HDMI V 1.4 (supports 3D) 2160p HD
   
Front facing camera: 2.3 megapixels
   
Memory 512 MB DDR3
Storage 4 GB NAND Flash (plus 16 GB through Micro SD card)
   
Wirless (WiFi)

802.11 b/g/n

   
3G SIM card slot:

WCDMA/EDGE/GSM/GPRS/HSDPA , GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz,  UTMS 850/2100 MHz 

   
Speakers 1 high quality stereo speaker
   
Microphone built in microphone
   
HDMI port: HDMI standard mini-port, supports HDMI 1.3, support full screen output to HDMI devices
   
Audio 3.5mm headphone jack
USB USB 2.0
Card reader: Micro SD reader (supports up to 16 GB)
   
Battery:
4000 MAh rechargable lithium-polymer battery (web browsing 8 hours, video 5 hours)
   
Operating environment: -4F to 130F (-15 to 55 C) operating temperature range
  -40F to 140F (-40 to 60C) non-operating temperature range
  0% to 100% noncondensing (relative humidity)
  16000 feet (5000 meters) maximum operating altitude