Remember Gooapple - the best iphone knock-off than ran Android instead of iOS? Now, same store happened on the new iPad, but change the name - GooPad. The iPad knock-off has same 9.7 inch screen, same size as iPad, but run customized Android ICS OS, with iOS theme.
The GooPad has a 9.7 inch screen, the display resolution is 1024*768 pixel, it is same with iPad 2, not retina display. This pad built-in a 1GHz Rockchip RK1928 ARM processor and GC800 GPU, the chipset is used by lost of cheap Android tablets. The processor has enough ability for most Android apps, playing games, watching movie, and browsing website. GooPad has 1GB DDR2 RMA and 16GB storage.
GooPad has slim body, but 11.5mm is thicker than iPad, and weight 685g (the new iPad 2 is 652g). There is a holder button and volume buttons on the top, and power button beside the some ports. Ther ports include microSD slot, HDMI, mimi USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. On the back, there is a 5.0 megapixel camera, and a 0.3 megapixel camera on the front.
GooPad installed Android 4.0.3 OS, and with customized iOS theme, it is easy to exchange interface just click the home icon. But all things is base on Android, you can download apps from the new Google Play store.
The GooPad hands-on video:
Main Specs of GooPad
- 9.7 inch multi-touch screen
- Android ICS OS (Android 4.0.3)
- 1GHz powerful ARM Rockchip RK2918 processor
- Dual camera: 5MP rear camera, 0.3MP front camera
- 1GB DDR2 RAM, 16GB storage
- 2 themes option: Android theme / iPad theme