Le Pan announces 3 new tablets

Lesser known tablet manufacturer Le Pan has just announced 3 new tablets, featuring various specs and versions of the Android operating system. First is the high-end Le Pan III, which features Android 4.0, a 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 processor, 1GB of RAM, 5MP camera on the back and a 2MP one on the front, with 8GB of internal storage. It is slated to be Le Pan’s flagship tablet, with no word on its price or when it is expected to be released.

Next are the Le Pan II and TC978. Starting with the TC978, it will be sold as the performance and value tablet. It features Android 4.0 just like the Le Pan III, but with lower specs which include a 1GHz OMAP dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 2MP camera on the front (none on the back) and 4GB of internal storage. No word on pricing or release for this one either. The Le Pan II is very similar, featuring the same specs with the exception of a 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor and Android 3.2. It is currently available on Amazon for $300.

All three of these tablets will feature a 9.7-inch multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 768. They also have a 6,800mAh battery, which should last up to 7 hours of continuous video playback on a single charge. The full press release is below.

Press Release:

Le Pan Launches Le Pan II

Showcases Latest Tablet Products at CES 2012 Including Support for Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich

Los Angeles, CA – January 8, 2012 – Le Pan is formally launching its latest Le Pan II tablet. And it is proud to announce its new line of upcoming high-performance tablets that will pair with the latest Android 4.0 operating system – Ice Cream Sandwich – to make a very sweet experience for year 2012: The Le Pan II, Le Pan III, and TC978 at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.

Powered by the latest Android operating system and dual-core processing, these new Le Pan tablets provide a bold and intuitive interface that is lighting quick for loading the latest apps. Built-in Wi-Fi capability puts you right into contact with all Google services and streams your high-def content to the vivid 9.7″ multi-touch screen. The 6800mAh lithium battery lasts up to 7 hours of continuous video playback; all this in a unit that weighs under 1.5lbs (680g) and fits in your hands comfortably!

These exciting new tablets will on display at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada and will further highlight the key tenets of Le Pan’s manufacturing style — providing the pinnacle of performance and value to customers across the globe.

Le Pan II – HD Multimedia Experience

- Powered by Android(tm) 3.2 (Honeycomb, upgradeable to 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich)
- Qualcomm APQ8060 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM / 8GB Storage (expandable to 32GB with MicroSD)
- Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n); Bluetooth (V2.1+EDR); GPS module
- 2MP Camera (Front)

- Support 1080P output/USB OTG/Ethernet through adapters
- Dimensions: 236 x 189 x 12.4 mm (9.29 x 7.44 x 0.48 in)

TC978 – Performance and Value

- Powered by Android(tm) 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- TI OMAP 4430, 1GHz Dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM / 4GB Storage (expandable to 32GB with MicroSD)
- Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n); Bluetooth (4.0); GPS module
- 2MP Camera (Front)
- Dimensions: 236 x 187 x 13 mm (9.29 x 7.36 x 0.51 in)

Le Pan III – Flagship: Exclusive Sneak Peek at CES 2012

- Powered by Android(tm) 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- TI OMAP 4460, 1.5 GHz Dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM / 8GB Storage (expandable to 32GB with MicroSD)
- Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n); Bluetooth (4.0); GPS module
- 5MP Camera (Rear) + 2MP Camera (Front)
- Support 1080P output/USB OTG/Ethernet through adapters
- Dimensions: 236 x 189 x 12.4 mm (9.29 x 7.44 x 0.48 in)

Le Pan II is available now at Amazon, Bestbuy online stores. And it will soon be available at all other Le Pan sales channels by late January.

Other Le Pan Tablet products lines are under development and the exact launch date is not
available at this time.

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