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eFun Nextbook Elite 10 offers Android 4.0, dual-core 1.1GHz CPU

Brad Molen

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It wasn't too long ago that we saw eFun's Nextbook Premium 9 Gingerbread tablet make its debut, but that isn't keeping the company from cranking out the hits. For CES 2012, eFun is showing off the Ice Cream Sandwich-running Nextbook Elite 10. It offers a 9.7-inch display with 1024 x 768 resolution and is powered by a Broadcom dual-core 1.1GHz CPU. We're still sketchy on a lot of the nitty gritty details, but we know it offers a 2MP front-facing cam and utilizes the SlideME app market. No availability date was given, but eFun is aiming to sell the tablet for somewhere between $250 and $280. If it sounds vaguely interesting at all, make sure to keep a close eye on our CES 2012 coverage for more information.

Update: We just added the press release below. Adding to the specs we listed earlier, the Elite 10 will have a 5MP rear camera, HDMI support, 8GB of flash memory and a micro-SD expansion slot. Its "street price" is listed at $230.

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E FUN To Announce Nextbook Elite 10 Android 4.0 Tablet At CES 2012

9.7" High-Resolution Tablet with Built-in Wi-Fi, Front- and Back-Facing Cameras, Bluetooth and More Designed for Work, School and Leisure

WEST COVINA, CA – January 6, 2012 – E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, announces that the next model in its Android tablets, the Nextbook Elite 10, will be introduced at CES on January 10. With a 9.7" high-resolution color capacitive touch screen, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a Broadcom A9 Dual Core with 1.1Ghz processor and 8GB of flash memory, the Elite 10 is the best Nextbook yet.

The new Nextbook Elite 10 tablet, as well as the rest of the exciting E FUN product lineup, will be on display at 2012 CES in booth MP25463 located on the ground floor in building South 2.

"We are excited to be introducing the Elite 10 at CES this year," stated Jason Liszewski, managing director and vice president of sales for E FUN. "This newest model features the largest screen in the Nextbook line, designed for easy viewing of eBooks, emails, web pages, notes, videos, and more. Fully-featured, the Elite 10 gives users access to the applications they need on a daily basis plus fun extras such as a Bluetooth function and two front- and rear-facing cameras that makes staying in touch with friends and family easy."

The Nextbook Elite 10 features a 1024 x 768 high-resolution screen with 4:3 aspect ratio and over the air (OTA) update capabilities for quick and easy operating system upgrades. It includes a 2.0 Megapixel front-facing camera and 5.0 Megapixel back-facing camera for easy photo and video taking. Built-in Wi-Fi allows users to research the Internet, view and email files, video chat, watch YouTube videos, and much more. The Elite 10 also features HDMI support and a Micro SD card slot for memory expansion.

Preloaded with four software items, the Elite 10 is perfect for both work and play. With the Kobo eBook Store, leisurely reading has never been easier. Users can download their favorite titles from a selection of nearly two million titles. The Android market then gives users access to millions of fun and useful applications, music, books and movies.*

For school or work, the preloaded OfficeSuite Viewer gives users access to important documents and presentations on the go. ASTRO File Manager makes it easy for users to copy, move, delete and rename files, send them as email attachments, decompress Zip files, and much more.

Additional built-in features of the Elite 10 include a photo viewer, alarm clock, and thousands of third-party compatible apps. Accessories include an AC adapter, USB cable, a protective pouch and manual, along with an optional carrying case that is sold separately.

The E FUN Nextbook Elite 10 will be available Spring 2012 with a MSRP of $249.99, Street Price $229.99.

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