The $140 Skypad Alpha 2 gets beta Android 4.0 update
A beta build of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was just rolled out to owners of the $140 Skytex Skypad Alpha 2 tablet. Making this a great little tablet for the money. Without question it is one of the most affordable Android 4.0 tablets available. The budget friendly tablet is powered by a Cortex A8 1.2 GHZ Multi-Core processor, a dedicated GPU and 5128MB of RAM. The 7 inch display features a resolution of 800 x 480 and supports 5-point multitouch . Other features of the Skytex Alpha 2 tablet include a HDMI port that supports not only full 1080p playback, but also stereoscopic 3D video playback on a proper external display. It has 802.11b/g/n/ WiFi for connectivity and uses a 3000mAH battery which provides up to 6 hours of continuous use.
Skytex plans to release an official Android 4.0 software update in the next few weeks. The beta software that’s currently available may still have a few bugs, and certain apps including Netflix, Adobe Flash Player and HBO Go do not work with this beta update. However Android Market access is included with this update.