Skytex announces Gemini and Protos: ICS tablets that sound like X-Men

Skytex announces Gemini and Protos ICS tablets that sound like XMen

Last time we saw Skytex, it was serving up a warm slice of Windows 7 on its tablets. Now, it's back with a pair of Androids, one under each arm. The Skypad Protos ($279) is 9.7 inches of Ice Cream Sandwich, while the Skypad Gemini ($179) measures in at just 7. Both slates run on 1.2GHz Cortex A8 silicon, shacked-up with a Mali 400 GPU. Other internals include 8GB storage, and 1GB or RAM, HDMI and a microSD card slot for expansion (up to 32GB). The larger Protos has an IPS screen, and a pair of cameras (5- and 2-megapixels) while the smaller Gemini just has the one (2-megapixel). It's not all about what's inside those box these days, as both also come with 5GB of cloud storage, showing these slates know what's on trend right now. With competition getting intense at the cheaper end of the scale, though, is there enough to get your credit card out when they start shipping this month?

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SKYTEX Technology Inc. has announced its 9.7" SKYPAD Protos and 7" SKYPAD Gemini Android 4.0 tablets will be released in early July.

SKYPAD Gemini 7" Android 4.0 Tablet

Online PR News – 28-June-2012 –SKYTEX Technology Inc., developer of cutting-edge Windows and Android tablets, has announced its 9.7" SKYPAD Protos (MSRP $279) and 7" SKYPAD Gemini (MSRP $179) Android 4.0 tablets will be released in early July. In addition, users will have access to productivity suites, premium and free cloud services including 5GB storage.

At the heart of each tablet is a powerful 1.2 GHz Arm Cortex A8 processor paired with a Mali-400 graphics card for superior performance. Features include Bluetooth, 8GB of internal storage and 1GB of RAM that provides smoother navigation, better video streaming, and superior gaming performance, along with access to over 200,000 must-have Android apps through the 1Mobile Market.

The SKYPAD Protos 9.7" tablet, available in either glossy black or white, is highlighted by a wide-view IPS screen (4:3 aspect ratio). It houses an extended 6000mAh battery, with an estimated 10-20 hours of continuous web usage, optimized Wi-Fi, a 5MP camera and 2MP front facing webcam. It also supports 1080p HD video and 3D through HDMI, comes with a mini USB port, and micro-SD card slot for up to 32GB for additional storage of favorite games, movies, photos, and documents.
"SKYTEX Technology Inc, has announced its 9.7" SKYPAD Protos and 7" SKYPAD Gemini Android 4.0 tablets will be released in early July."

The SKYPAD Gemini 7" capacitive multi-touch tablet (16:9 aspect ratio) with its rubberized "slip-proof" coating is perfect for gaming & media. Additional features included a 2MP webcam, optimized Wi-Fi, an HDMI output with support for 1080p and 3D through an HDTV, mini USB port, and a micro-SD card slot for up to 32GB of additional storage.

"SKYTEX is delivering on its promise to bring exciting technologies, content and services to consumers who demand a better user experience," said Sal Fiore, VP of Sales & Marketing at Skytex. "We will continue to add additional content and services throughout 2012".

For users of SKYTEX Android tablets purchased prior to the availability of its free cloud storage offer, value added apps and productivity suites, they can be downloaded at