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Developer WeTab GmbH (formerly a joint venture between Neofonie GmbH and 4tiitoo AG,;[1] now a wholly owned subsidiary of 4tiitoo AG[2])
Manufacturer Pegatron
Type Internet tablet
Operating system MeeGo
Power 2–6 hours (battery life)
CPU 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 Pineview-M, with fan
Memory 1 GB (RAM)
Storage 16 GB (WiFi)/32 GB (WiFi+3G)
Extension with SDHC Card up to 32 GB possible[3]
Display 11.6 in, 1366×768 pixels, colour, multi-touch touchscreen (TN-panel)
Input multi-touch touchscreen
Camera 1.3 MPx (Webcam)
Connectivity Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), optional 3G (UMTS/HSDPA), USB 2.0, SDHC Card reader, Audio output, SIM Card Slot, HDMI 1.3b[4]
Online services WePad Meta-Store, integrates multiple Stores, Support for native, Java, Linux, and Adobe AIR Apps

WeTab (initially announced as WePad) is a MeeGo-based tablet computer announced by German producer Neofonie in April 2010.

The specifics include an 11.6" TN-panel touch screen (1366×768 resolution), a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 processor with fan, 16 GB NAND memory and a total weight of the device of an announced 800 g (1.8 lb), but actually 1.002 kg (2.21 lb).[5]

Currently most media coverage in relation to the WeTab took place in German. WeTab GmbH began mass marketing in September 2010.[6]

Retailers of the device are and German electronics retail giant Media Markt.[7]

The WeTab runs the Linux-based MeeGo operating system and thus can execute native Linux programs, additionally Adobe AIR applications work.[8] Android apps are supported via Virtual Machine.

Technical specifications

Model Wi-Fi Wi-Fi + 3G
Announcement date 12 April 2010
General availability September 2010
Display 11.6 inches (29 cm) multitouch TN-panel at a resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels
Processor 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 Pineview-M, with fan
Graphics Intel GMA 3150 graphics Intel GMA 3150 graphics + PCIe x1 Broadcom CrystalHD BCM70015
Storage 16GB 32GB (SanDisk pSSD-S2)
Extension with SDHC Card up to 32 GB possible[3]
Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
No wireless wide-area network interface 3G cellular HSDPA/UMTS (850, 1900, 2100 MHz) and GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Geolocation No Assisted GPS, cellular network
Environmental sensors Ambient light sensor, Acceleration Sensor
Operating system MeeGo and Android 2.0 (upgrade planned to 2.2)
Battery about 6 hours when idle, about 2 hours on high CPU utilization
Weight 995 g (2.194 lb)[9] 1,020 g (2.25 lb)
Dimensions 295 × 195 × 15mm (11.6 × 7.7 × 0.59 in)
Peripherals 2 × USB integrated, Card reader for SD/SDHC-formats, Audio output, SIM Card Slot, HDMI, 26 pin dock connector[10][11]

See also


  1. ^ "All for One - One for All | WeTab". Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  2. ^ "WeTab GmbH jetzt hundertprozentige Tochter der 4tiitoo AG". Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  3. ^ a b "WePad Features". 2010-04-30. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  4. ^ "WeTab FAQ". October 12, 2010. 
  5. ^ "WePad: Deutscher iPad-Konkurrent kommt im Juni". 2010-04-27. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  6. ^ "Don‘t Miss | WeTab". Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  7. ^ For Sale Digital GmbH, Hamburg, "Media Markt. Computer. WeTab. Einzigartig smarter Tablet-PC". Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  8. ^ Linder, Brad (2010-09-21). "German WeTab tablet runs MeeGo and Android". Retrieved 2011-12-11. 
  9. ^ "WeTab Product Specs". Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  10. ^ "Dock PinOut blueprint". 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  11. ^ "Dock Connector spec.". 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 

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