The long awaited, truly open source Spark tablet is finally available for preorder. The KDE based tablet runs KDE Plasma Active and the Mer OS. It comes with it’s own “App Store” to install various applications, widgets, etc. The specs of the tablet include:
– 7 Inch multi-touch capacitive screen
– 1 GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor with Mali 400 GPU
– 512 MB DDR2 RAM
– 4 GB Nand Flash Disk
– Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g (3G via USB Extenal)
– 1.3 MP built-in front facing camerica
– HDMI 1080P Output
– 2 USB ports
– MicroSD slot
– 3.5 mm audio jack
– Hardware volume and power buttons
– 4 dimensional Gsensor
– Battery: 3000mAH @ 7.4v
– Weight: 355 grams
Preorder Your Copy
You can “register” for your Spark tablet at Make Play Live here.
By registering on the site, you will be emailed a ‘priority order code’ when pre-ordering actually begins. No money is exchanged today. The Spark team says that by registering, when preorders go LIVE, they ‘will jump your order to the front of the line’.
See the Spark tablet in action
Also, check out the folks over at Jupiter Broadcasting‘s interview with Aaron Siego, one of the Spark Tablet team members. Interview starts at the 39:50 point.
Are you reserving your copy of the Spark Tablet?