While BenQ has been rather quiet at this part of the world, the manufacturer is aggressive in its home country of Taiwan. The manufacturer has recently introduced a new member in their line of Android tablet, the R70, which features a 7-inch touchscreen display and runs Android 2.3 mobile operating system.
Following their 10.1-inch R100 tablet, BenQ has launched their 7-inch R70. Weighing 428g, the R70 is powered by Cortex A8 1GHz processor,and features LED backlight LCD touchscreen display (800×600), 2GB storage, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It has two built-in speakers, mini USB2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, HDMI output (up to 1080p full high definition) and microSD card slot, and comes with 4400mAh rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.
The BenQ R70 is retailing now at a suggested retail price of TWD$8,990 (or approximately US$308) and comes bundled with free trial accounts for 5TV audio and video entertainment platform and free on-demand movies.