BT selling 7" Android 2.1 "Tablet PC" called the Scroll

We’ve just received a rather aggressive direct email from BT, suggesting we might like to buy a 7″ Android tablet which appears to be badged as the Storage Options Scroll. IF ONLY THEY KNEW.

For the modest asking price of £132.75 what you get seems pretty good. The Scroll is powered by Android 2.1 with an HDMI output supposedly capable of sending 1080p content to your HDTV…

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…while the processor inside is the 800MHz ARM11. The bad news is the tablet’s 7″ 800×480 screen is resistive, so it’s one for the less demanding consumers out there. BT clearly has NO IDEA who it is dealing with.

Here are the tech specs of the thing. Can anyone suggest which other brand names this device has been released under?

Operating System Android 2.1
Processor 800Mhz ARM11
Display 7.0”, 800*480, 16:9 Resistive touch screen
Internal Memory 2GB memory built-in,micro SD card expandable upto 32GB

Webcam 0.3 megapixel Webcam
Wi-Fi WiFi 802.11b g
3D Games support Open GL 2.0 3D support
HD support Full HD 1080P supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVS,H.264,WMV, MP4, RMVB, FLV, MKV
E-Book E-book support PDF, EPUB, TXT, HTM, HTML, RTF, PDB, DJVU, IW44, FB2, MOBI, TCR
G-Sensor 16 bit G-sensor, monitors & rotates screen through 360deg
Battery 3400mAH Li-polymer rechargeable battery for up to 4 hours use
Features Music, Photo, Movie, Gmail, Email, MSN, Facebook, Adobe Reader, Google Map, Youtube, Flash, 3D Games
Speakers 3 x 1W /8O speakers
Headphone 3.5mm earphone jack
Outputs 5 pin mini USB port, Full Size HDMI TV-out, 5 pin mini USB host port for USB flash drive, keyboard, mouse (external device connection)
Power 5V DC-IN
Case Aluminium alloy casing: 203*132*12mm

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  1. Integrated keyboard with mini USB interface, plugs directly into ScrollMagnetic clasp

    seen the keyboard in the bundle deal? £152.75

  2. Geoff

     /  January 28, 2011

    Currently on sale at Tesco Direct for £103, and UK suppliers now out of stock because 8″ version due in February as replacement for 7″, but still with Android 2.1

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