Creative ZiiO 7- and 10-inch Android tablets announced

Creative targets iPad and Galaxy Tab with new offerings

Creative unveils two new Android tablets

Creative has become the latest tech manufacturer to announce it is to release an Android powered tablet as the 7-inch and a 10-inch Creative ZiiO tablet devices are officially unveiled.

Both the 7-inch and 10-inch editions of the Creative ZiiO will be available in 8GB and 16GB storage size iterations when they hit shelves early in December sporting Google’s Android 2.1 mobile operating system, inbuilt forward-facing cameras with accompanying mics and full Wi-Fi connectivity.

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Thanks to the company’s X-Fi Crystalizer and X-Fi Expand technologies, Creative is boasting that the ZiiO tablets will offer the best wireless audio performance of any Android tablet as well as featuring Bluetooth capabilities, an accelerometer and a microSD card slot.

The 7-inch and 10-inch resistive touchscreens will reportedly tout 16.8 million and 262K colours respectively with the devices also equipped with inbuilt GPS, FM radio and a composite video-out connection port.

Prices for the ZiiO tablets have been announced by Creative, severely undercutting the Apple iPad and recently released Samsung Galaxy Tab yet falling wayward of the Android powered tablets available to buy from highstreet retailers Next and the ultra budget tablet being offered by Toys ‘R’ Us. The 8GB 7-inch ZiiO is set to cost wannabe owners £199.99 with its larger capacity 16GB sibling coming in at £219.99. Similarly the 8GB 10-inch model will come in priced £249.99 with the 16GB edition to land at £369.99

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