Mediacom 1010i Smart Pad is the most anticipated tablet from the Italian market. The mark probably won’t enjoy the same hype of Apple, Samsung and RIM, but the latest market surveys show high sales volumes. If in the first six months of 2012 the iPad won 51% audience share, the outsider sold in department stores exceeded 15% by eating the dust to Samsung (8%). Obviously the success is due mainly to price list: the Smart Pad 1010i indeed coast 164.9 euros. Pretty much as a couple of fine basketball shoes.
Mediacom 1010i Smart Pad
The design is in keeping with the competition: without infamy and without praise, at least excluding the top range. The screen is a capacitive multi-touch LCD from 10.1 inches with resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
The processor is a Cortex-A8 at 1.2 GHz with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage via upgradeable SD slot. The GPU is a Mali 400. There are stereo speakers, 2 USB ports, mini-HDMI port 1, the camera and the accelerometer. The OS is Android 4.0. The lithium-ion battery has a capacity of 5600 mAh; the autonomy was not disclosed.
To detect that two accessories are already available: the protective case to 19.90 euros and the one with the keyboard paired with 34.90 euros.