Storage Options intros Scroll Extreme, says it's 'world's most powerful tablet under £200'
Sure, CES and MWC brought along a plethora of Ice Cream Sandwich slates this year. So what sort of harm can adding one more to the pile do -- especially if it claims to be the most powerful sub-£200 Android slab on the globe. Enter Storage Option's Scroll Extreme, which sports a 9.7-inch, 1024 x 768 display, 1.2GHz Cortex A8 CPU, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage with an option to expand via microSD. Also included in the £189.99 ($303) deal are front 0.3 and 2-megapixel rear shooters, as well as allowing you to output regular and 3D content (because it knows you'll only watch Hugo on the big screen). It's also worth mentioning that your app needs have to be fulfilled by the SlideMe store (we don't blame you if you're unfamiliar), since this beast lacks the right credentials to access the Android Market. If you're brave enough to put its claims to the test, you'll have to wait until April and live in the UK to do so. In the meantime, you can flip through the glammy press shots below to catch all of its revealing angles.
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Storage Options launches the world's most powerful 10" Android 4.0 tablet under £200

The new Scroll Extreme to smash the UK tablet marketplace

Storage Options, the UK-based technology brand, has launched its fastest ever tablet PC and the world's most powerful tablet under £200 to use the Android 4.0 operating system and support the output of 3D content.

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The new Scroll Extreme has been added to the popular and award-winning Scroll tablet portfolio. It is packed with a variety of innovative new features and is the cheapest high quality tablet of its type in the world, at only £189.99, initially exclusive with eBuyer.com and available to pre-order from 1st March.

Operating on Android's latest tablet operating system 4.0, commonly known as Ice Cream Sandwich, the Scroll Extreme delivers a smooth and intuitive user experience with a superior performance powered by its 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor.

Paul Evison, Head of Brand for Storage Options commented: "The last few months have been truly staggering for us at Storage Options. We have been blown away by the support we have received for the Scroll Excel and we were obviously delighted when it was picked as The Gadget Show's favourite budget tablet back in November. We have always known that our customers wanted quick, slick and responsive devices that are packed with features, without the burden of a premium price tag and the Scroll Extreme really does deliver exactly that. This is the first tablet we have produced on the Android 4.0 operating system and the whole user experience is vastly improved and far more intuitive than previous versions of Android."

The new slim-line and lightweight aluminium unit boasts 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor with Mali-400 dual core graphics processing and 1GB DDR3 RAM with 8GB Memory built-in and the ability to expand through a micro SD Card up to 32GB, making it easily the most powerful and fast Scroll ever created.

Paul adds: "Our development team are really proud of this device and I think our customers are going to be blown away at the standard we have achieved for such a low price. The user experience is really impressive on its 9.7 inch screen and the fact it supports Flash helps it to provide a much richer viewing experience all round."

The Android 4.0 operating system makes popular actions more visible and lets the user navigate with simple, intuitive gestures. An entirely new typeface optimised for high-resolution screens has improved readability and brings a more polished feel to the Extreme's interface. New virtual buttons in the system bar enable the user to navigate more easily. Multitasking has also been made easier and more visual.

With a 16-bit G-sensor, enabling the ten inch screen to rotate 360 degrees, teamed with Flash support and a responsive, capacitive touch screen, the Scroll Extreme is perfect for internet browsing, social networking, reading E-Books, online TV and video services.

The Scroll Extreme also has the ability, like its smaller cousin the Scroll Excel, to output 3D content directly to a 3D TV, or monitor, by downloading 3D content to the tablet and played back on a big screen through a mini HDMI cable. It will also output 1080p HD video content in the same manner.

The Scroll Extreme will be on sale from April, exclusively available for pre-order now with eBuyer.com. For more details go to the Storage Options or eBuyer.com websites.

As with all Storage Options products, these devices are supplied with clearly-written and annotated manuals and are backed by a local-rate technical support phone line serviced by experts based in the UK.

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Storage Options intros Scroll Extreme, says it's 'world's most powerful tablet under £200'