PengPod 1040: Dual Boot Tablet On Indiegogo



PengPod has announced their Indiegogo campaign for their proposed PengPod 1040 dual boot tablet. They are talking about a 9.7″ ultra high resolution tablet that will run Android and Linaro OS (a linux distro). PengPod is pitching this as an all in one solution to mobile and desktop needs.  Use the power of Android as your mobile OS with desktop capabilities in your pocket in Linaro OS. The tablet will be running a quad-core processor which can play today’s HD Android games. There are reports that PengPod wants to make this into a triple boot tablet. Adding Ubuntu Touch to Android and Linaro. The Indiegogo campaign has 20 days to go and they’ve raised $27,000 of the $349,000 goal. Hit the links below to find out more. Will you be supporting this campaign? Is there a reason to even have a triple boot tablet?

PengPod is back and this time our hardware can go head to head with anything on the market.  Our latest tablet, the PengPod 1040 has a Quad-Core Allwinner A31 Processor, High def 2048×1536 9.7″ LCD, 2Gb of Ram, 16GB of Flash, SD Slot, Wifi, Bluetooth, 7 Ah battery and more.

Do you ever think, “I like the portability and cost of tablets but sometimes I have real work to do” ?

Thats why the latest PengPod can dual boot GNU/Linux and Android, all from internal memory.  No SD cards required, no flashing. Have the best of both worlds right out of the box. Android for web surfing, playing games and watching videos with its excellent touch UI. GNU/Linux provides access to a standard desktop, office suite, software IDEs, powerful networking tools and much, much more. Both systems share a large data partition for the easy exchange of files. Rebooting is simple and painless with an on screen menu to select an alternate boot option, or just let it time out to boot your default OS.


Product DescriptionPengPod 1040 – Quad Core Dual Boot – Android 4.1/Linaro – 16 GB – 9.7″
FeaturesHDMI Port, Micro USB OTG
Dimensions (WxDxH)9.45”x 7.4” x 0.4” ( 24 cm x 18.8 cm x 0.99 cm )
Weight1.4 lbs (635 g)
ProcessorARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-Core)
Product TypeTablet
Display9.7″ IPS – 2048 x 1536 – Multi-Touch
Operating SystemLinaro 13.04 / Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Wireless ConnectivityBluetooth, 802.11b/g/n
Processor Clock Speed1 GHz (Quad core)
Battery7000 mAH
Camera2 Megapixel rear + 0.3 Megapixel front
Storage16 GB integrated – Micro SD Expansion

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