Enterprise Mobility: T-Mobile`s G-Slate Elbows Through Google Android Tablet Crowd

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2011-04-21
 
 
 

Slate Size

The G-Slates 8.9-inch screen fits somewhere between 7-inch tablets such as Research In Motions newly released Playbook and the 9.7-inch iPad.

Slate Size

Two Cameras, Three Dimensions

The G-Slate also comes with a pair of stereoscopic cameras capable of capturing 3D footage.

Two Cameras, Three Dimensions

Honeycomb

The G-Slate runs Google Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb), optimized for the tablet form-factor.

Honeycomb

Apps

Like previous Android builds, Honeycomb offers grids of individual apps. The system emphasizes multitasking.

Apps

Home Screens

Also like the smartphone versions of Android, Honeycomb gives the user a handful of customizable home screens to swipe through (and modify).

Home Screens

Marketplace

Although its total number of apps lags behind that of Apples App Store, the Android Marketplace is growing rapidly.

Marketplace

Music

The G-Slates music interface.

Music

3D

The G-Slates camera in 3D mode.

3D

2D

The G-Slates regular camera interface.

2D

Angry Birds

Yes, theres Angry Birds. Who needs multitasking, a stable OS or apps when you can use your expensive tablet to hurl a squawking bird at a pig?

Angry Birds

Tethered

Users can connect their G-Slate to a television to stream video content.

Tethered

Power

The G-Slates 1GHz Nvidia Tegra dual-core processor makes it feel fast and responsive.

Power

Rocket Fuel