Looking at the huge selection of 7 – or 10-inch tablet on the market, you can come to the conclusion that most of them are the same. In this segment of mobile devices there is a very limited diversity, which is a consequence of the same guidelines for tablets. They have a two-or quad-core processors, rounded or angular housing, Android, Windows or iOS as the operating system. In this technical modifications roughly end. It turns out, however, that there are tablets that elude conventional look for this type of mobile device. Here are 5 of the original tablets, which most of you probably never heard of.

Tablet with a 3D screen

YouTube Preview Image Already at last year's CES in Las Vegas, the Chinese company unveiled GADMEI remarkable tablet with 8.1-inch screen (1280 x 800 pixels). Its characteristic feature was the display of 3D image and without having to set special glasses. The user may at any time switch between 2D and 3D modes. In addition, the tablet GADMEI E8-3D is a normal tablet with Android. The equipment is powered by ARM Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz supported by 1 GB of RAM. On board you will also find 8 GB built-in storage space, HDMI, USB 2.0, a slot for a micro SD card, a battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh battery and Android 4.2 preinstalled.

Windows, Android, Ubuntu in one device

Python S3 / photo Ekoore

Ekoore Italian company that is primarily known for the production of tablets with Ubuntu, is offering an exotic equipment called Python S3. This tablet is the only device on the market equipped with up to three operating systems. Ekoore tablet has a 11.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and is powered by an Intel Celeron 847 1.1 GHz clocked. The cheapest version of the device (for 599 euros) has 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB built-in memory for data, graphics, Intel HD Graphics, WiFi, Bluetooth and optional 3G. Python S3 is only 11 mm thick, weighs 980 grams and when you start to choose one of the three operating systems: Android 4.2, Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 Additionally, you can purchase an external docking station with a keyboard that has a built-in extra battery for extended operating time of 5 to 12 hours.

Tourist tablet screen E-Ink


Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting tablets on the market is Earl – equipment designed for tourists, especially those wandering far from civilization. The creators of the tablet in May 2013, announced a fundraising popular website crowdfundingowym and instead needed 250 thousand. Raised more than $ 600 thousand. $ From just 2000 people. The first copies of the tablet Earl have hit users in the first quarter of 2014
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Earl is 6-inch (1024 x 768 pixels), which is flexible and does not have a glass element therein. Tablet support functions include receiver and transmitter radio, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, weather sensors, automatic emergency call system, files, EPUB, MOBI, PDF, an SD card slot. Earl battery is sufficient for further 20 hours of operation and enables the solar panel to charge the device for 5 hours. Currently on sale is the only U.S. version of the device (for an additional charge, you can get a set of topographic maps), and will soon appear on the European model. Earl tablet costs $ 299, international shipping is only $ 20.

One small and one large – two screens

Adam 2 / photo Notion Ink

Indian company Notion Ink Tablet lovers should be familiar with Adam tablet, which was equipped with a Pixel Qi screen sensational. After three years since the launch of the first generation of the device hits store shelves Adam 2 that the competition does not stand out or applied components or innovative operating system. Notion Ink Adam 2 has two displays, you will not find in other tablets available in the market . The main screen has a diagonal of Adam 2 10.1 inches and runs at a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The second screen is small and it was located on one edge of the tablet. This is a display with a resolution of 100 x 5 pixels, which is responsible for displaying notifications. Thanks to meticulous, we are informed of a new message on Facebook, Twitter or e-mail without activating the main screen, which noticeably affect battery life. Adam 2 is also equipped Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB of internal memory, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, microSD card slot, HD webcam, micoUSB port, the battery capacity of 6000 mAh and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. So far, the Notion Ink Adam 2 is sold only in India, but it is possible that in the future this will change.

Tablet for cooks

Qooq / photo Unowhy

Rules culinary increasingly looking for is not in the books, and the Internet. Each modern cook tablet no doubt come in handy. The French company Unowhy is offering Qooq – the first designed strictly for the kitchen tablet. Qooq is designed for use in harsh kitchen – is not it terrible or sticky dough for dumplings or greasy finger marks. The equipment is also resistant to water damage and destruction caused by water vapor. Thanks to the non-slip rubber enclosure as a building material, Qooq rather not fall out of your hand during use. As for the technicalities, it Qooq has a 10.1-inch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, and its heart is a dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz. Installed on the system is the original idea of ​​French based on Linux. Unowhy Qooq is available on the U.S. market for $ 399. Until then, do not know if ever will go to Europe.