Ever since Apple introduced the first iPad the tablet market has been going crazy. Pretty much every manufacturer of technology has a tablet in their lineup now. Also with the popularity of tablets we have seen many new companies spring up. Le Pan is one such company, and today we will be looking at their flagship product the TC970 9.7-inch Android Tablet. This tablet features a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, 512MB DDR2 memory, 2GB of internal NAND storage, microSD slot for up to 32GB of extra storage and a 9.7-inch (4:3) capacitive multi-touch LCD screen. Let’s take a look and see if this is the perfect tablet for you.
Special thanks to Le Pan for providing us with the TC970 9.7-inch Android Tablet to review.
|Processor||• TI OMAP 3630, ARM Cortex A8 at 1 GHz Processor|
|Display characteristics||• 9.7″ (4:3) Capacitive Multi-touch LCD Screen
• XVGA LCD, 1024 x 768 Resolution
|Operating System||• Android 2.2 OS (Froyo)|
|Memory||• 512MB Flash Memory DDR2 RAM|
|Video Format Supporting||• MPEG-4 / 3GPP / H.263 / H.264|
|Audio Format Supporting||• AMR/ AAC/ AAC+/ MP3/ MIDI/ WAV/ PCM|
|Sensor||• 3D G-Sensor, E-Compass Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor|
|Storage||• Internal storage: 2GB NAND Flash
• 2GB Micro SD Card Included
• External storage: support up to 32GB via Micro SD
|Webcam||• 2.0 Megapixels|
|Communication protocols||• Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
• Bluetooth (Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR)
|GPS||• GPS Module Build-In|
|Connector||• 30 pin connector
• 3.5mm stereo audio jack
• 1 x Micro SD card slot (support up to 32GB)
|Battery||• 6800mAh Rechargeable Battery|
|Battery life||• Video playback time: up to 7 hours|
|Dimensions & weight||• 236 x 187 x 12.4 mm (9.29 x 7.44 x 0.48 inches)
• 730 grams (1.6 Lb.)
|Accessories||• 30 pin to USB Connector Cable
• 2GB Micro SD Card
• Screen Clean Cloth
The TC970 comes in a nice retail box. On the front there is a photo of the tablet in action. On the side of the box there is a list of specifications.
Opening the box up everything inside is nicely packed. Getting it all out you have USB power cable, charger, hand-ring, cleaning cloth and a quick start guide.