It was at IFA back in September that iPega showed off a few prototype handhelds of theirs, and 4 months later their quad core 7 incher is ready to roll. It’s an expensive beast at $220, but it sure looks pretty. I don’t know whether it’s the precise machining of the port connectors, the beautiful translucent red action buttons or the sparkling grey finish that does it, but there is something about the way this thing looks that sets it apart from the rest of the crowd. If they wanted to give the impression of a premium device, they managed it in my opinion. There is nothing too exciting underneath that suave exterior though, a perfectly adequate quad core RK3188 and 2GB of RAM drive a 1280×800 IPS screen, and there’s 8GB on board as well as a micro SD slot for further expansion.
Some pics courtesy of china8tech (French site).
It’s a little too rich for my blood else I’d be all over this thing, but if your pockets are heavy and you’re brave enough to be first, you can pre-order now from Willgoo.
And last but not least, here’s a short video demonstration from Vincent Wong.