GoNote: Android Operated Touchscreen Notebook

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If the array of touchscreen Smartphone is not enough, then you can now have a touchscreen notebook at your hands. This latest offering Go Note from Ergo Electronics is coming in the market of UK and it is priced $235. Finally you can have a notebook powered by Android OS.


It does not end here as there are so many things that this device has to offer. Go Note one has 10 inch screen and is outfitted with Android 4.0 ice-cream sandwich OS. The best part is that it has multi-touch capability. So, no longer a touchpad or external mouse is needed as to control your notebook touch over the screen will do the job.

This touchscreen feature is one of the best things about Go Note and it is so important because it allows the applications to be used in the way they are supposed to. The android apps are designed to be handled by touch and not through trackpad or keyboard.

If you are interested to know more about what you are going to get for the money you are paying, then you need to delve a little deeper.

Standard Features Of Go Note

Rockchip RK2918 processor with 1.2GHz system, 55nm chip, ARM’s Cortex-A8 structure has provided enough power and capacity to this notebook to perform superbly. It is a perfect combination of performance and price.

Along with that, the features include –

  • 1GB DDR3
  • Internal memory of 8GB
  • 9000mAh battery
  • Wi-Fi and Ethernet
  • One HDMI port with 4 USB port of 2.0 configuration and
  • VGA camera for self portraits and video chats

These are some of the basic configuration features of the GoNote and they are for providing better and convenient using experience for the user.

Software Features In Go Note

In terms of software, it has quite a few things to offer. For instance, it comes preloaded with Kingsoft Office. Along with that there is Box.net application, which will allow you to access 5GB or free cloud storage for things you want to store.

Being powered by Android, Go Note allows you to access and install any application from the huge Android app market. This way, you can make your notebook all the more feasible, helpful and convenient. Adding apps will also provide you the unique chance of personalizing the gadget.

You will have full access to Google Play, but won’t be allowed to stream movies. Moreover your Go Note won’t allow you to use some of the apps and games. Even if you download them, you cannot be able to use them. That is indeed a drawback.

On a more practical note, if you are thinking about buying a touchscreen notebook and comparing the price and the features of the available ones, then you may have second thoughts.

Similar kind of notebook from other companies powered by the windows 7 OS may cost you a little more, but will allow you complete access to all the apps and other software. In this context you also need to remember that those notebooks will provide the apps which are perfect for those kinds of gadgets but not for something powered by Android OS. The device is quite expensive, but in one word it is cost-effective!