MSI unveils Wind Pad Windows and Android tablets

MSI Wind Pad 100

Asus ain’t the only company launching a few tablets at Computex this week. MSI just unveiled two new models, the MSI Wind Pad 100 and Wind Pad 110. Both feature 10 inch touchscreen displays, but under the hood they’re two very different machines.

Wind Pad 100 Windows 7 tablet

The MSI Wind Pad 100 packs a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 processor and runs Windows 7 Ultimate. MSI has developed a finger-friendly program luancher called Wind Touch.

The tablet has 2 USB ports, a webcam, and an HDMI output for handling 720p HD video. The tablet weighs 1.7 pounds and has a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel capacitive display.

Engadget reports the Wind Pad 100 should hit the streets later this year for about $499.


MSI Wind Pad 110

Wind Pad 110 Android tablet

The folks at Engadget also spied an MSI tablet with a NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset. This one is called the Wind Pad 110 and it also has a 10 inch capacitivie touchscreen display, USB ports, and video output.

The Wind Pad 110 runs Android 2.1 and is somewhat stylish thanks to a design that lets you replace the back panel with a more colorful or stylish design. According to Engadget the Android powered Wind Pad 110 will either be available for $399 by year’s end… or it might never make it to market.

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