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Superbook Turns Your Android Phone Into A Laptop

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Need a cheap pc answer powered through your Android phone? The Superbook could also be simply the price ticket

Paul Briden 10:35, 1 Aug 2016

Have you ever ever been annoyed that you'll be able to't use your whole Android smartphone's bristling computer-like ranges of energy as some more or less exact, productive mini-PC or pc at the pass? We undoubtedly have, and that is the reason additionally the revel in that drove Andromium co-founder Andrew Jiang to crowdsource his "Superbook" challenge on Kickstarter.

The Superbook is a pc dock designed to serve as with any Android smartphone (with a suitable spec); the handset simply plugs proper in by means of USB, and hello presto, your Android phone is now powering a PC-like revel in. Smartly, we are saying PC-like, as a result of let's now not overlook that is Android; the dock runs an interface that appears identical in many ways to ChromeOS, however it is not as absolutely featured as a right kind desktop OS revel in as its options, purposes, and functions are primarily based off Android for your phone. You'll be able to, then again, get right of entry to your whole handset's information, folders, and programs - you're necessarily simply running your phone thru a fairly tweaked interface on a brand new controller, whole with a complete keyboard, multi-touch trackpad, and an 11.6in 768p show.

The dock body is sweet and compact at 19.3 x 28.7 x 1.8 cm and weighing round 900g, and it includes a battery which fees your smartphone, with a lifespan of roughly 8 hours. This is the minimal spec for suitable telephones:

  • Android 5.0+
  • Twin Core Processor and above
  • 1.5 GB RAM or upper
  • Sort-C or Micro-B phone port (USB-OTG)
  • 25 MB of loose garage (100 MB+ advisable)

And the cost? Backing the challenge on KS to the song of $99 will safe you a Superbook, and the plan is for them to send through through February 2017.

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