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  • Gemini is a tiny Android laptop with the spirit of Psion

    The Gemini is a clamshell Android device with an 18:9 ultrawide 1080p screen and a compact but more-or-less full physical keyboard. It runs on a 10-core MediaTek Helio X27 processor and has 4GB of RAM, a 4,220mAh battery, and two USB-C ports. It’s 15.1mm thick when closed and weighs 308g. There are both Wi-Fi-only and LTE-capable models. The software is pretty much stock Android with a useful customized dock that can be brought up anywhere, and you can also dual-boot into Linux for more customization.
    Clearly, the whole point of the Gemini is having an ultra-portable keyboard with actual keys, and any keyboard this size is going to take some getting used to. I can’t say in my brief time with the device that I was typing all that faster than I do on my phone. But I do love the idea of the Gemini as a simple computer that can be taken anywhere and used like, well, a notebook.

    The Gemini sells for $399 through Indiegogo and is said to be shipping soon — the models I tested were just off the production line. Hopefully we’ll get a chance to spend more time with it in the near future.

    Source:

    https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/7/16...ds-on-ces-2018


    More from armdevices: Gemini PDA at CES 2018

    Successfully funded with over $1 Million on Indiegogo, the Gemini PDA dual boots Android and Debian Linux, comes with a nice keyboard, dual USB Type-C, HDMI output through Type-C, USB Host, option back facing Camera module, 5megapixel front facing camera for video-chat. They have a whole bunch of keyboard shortcuts and a nice UI for shortcuts at the bottom. One SIM card slot and a second eSIM support, LTE it runs on the MediaTek X27 with LTE.




    Source:
    http://armdevices.net/2018/01/09/gem...a-at-ces-2018/
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