ODROID-A tablet for Developers

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    Got this tasty bit of info off of hardkernel. The Korean based company, Hard Kernel (along with Samsung and LG), have developed a developer’s tablet called the ODROID-A. Along with the tablet you will also get a debug board. It features a transparent back panel, runs vanilla Android and will also get a debug board.

    The ODROID-A sports a Samsung Exynos4210 Dual Core Arm Coretx A-9 chip, 1GB memory, a 10.1 inch (1366 X 768) screen, dual cameras, and HSPA+. The ODROID-A comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is upgradeable to Honeycomb.

    The ODROID-A will be priced at $749 (US) and will be available at the end of March. It's listed for developers only at this time. Nonetheless it sure is a beauty.


    ODROID-A ONLY for developers
    SAMSUNG Exynos4210 Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9
    Mali-400 MP Core
    1GB Low Power DDR2 800Mega data rate
    10.1 inch 1366 x 768 TFT with capacitive multi-touch
    Android 2.3 Gingerbread
    Dual Camera
    HSPA evolution
    9-axis sensor
    Available from end of March
    Price : US $749.00


    Source:HardKernel
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    Why only for developers? I mean, that sounds like a tablet that will have no restrictions put on it by a manufacturer/carrier. It can run allt he custom roms it wants and be completely open. Is there a fee I can pay to have Developer assigned to my name so I can get one.
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    I want to become a developer

    so I can buy this
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    Only if I had the money.
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    Pretty nice CPU and GPU it's got there. :)
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    you noticed : ) good job. That it is. Egoo you are good like that lol.

    I think the Samsung Stealth V will be running it as well.
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    Wow.. thats the shiznit for sure
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    this is faster than my laptop...

    how would they check to see if you are a developer? would you have to be registered with google or something?
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    I'm pretty sure more than developers will be interested in this tablet.

    Or there are about to become a WHOLE lot more of developers real soon....
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    could someone explain the 9-axis sensor?
    I get 6 axis: x (left-right strafe), y (forward-backward), z (up-down strafe), roll (clockwise-counterclockwise), pitch (tail up/down), yaw (right-left turning)
    what might the other 3 be?
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    Now this is a tablet.....this is what we want, especially a wi-fi version of this....man oh man
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    acceleration, velocity, and earths magnetic field sensors. if im not mistaken.
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    3-axis gyro, 3-axis accelerometer, and 3-axis magneto-resistive sensor (i.e. compass).
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    ..."The ODROID Will come with a locked bootloader"...
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    thats a common misconception that those three 3-axis sensors add up to nine. but it doesn't. if its an actual 9 axis it would be what i said earlier.
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    Weird, because that was all I got when I searched for 9-axis sensors... the magneto-resistive sensor.
    Someone at marketing probably realized they could call a compass 3 more axes, is what I'm thinking :D
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