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Senkatel Rolls Out Atom-Based Android Tablet for Education

Senkatel has launched two new Android-based tablets for education, including one built around an Intel Atom processor.

The new T1011 is an Intel Atom Z2460-based tablet with a 10.1-inch, 1,280 x 800 pixel HD screen. It includes 1 GB RAM and 8 GB or 16 GB storage. Its processor runs at 1.6 GHz. Other features include:

  • A snap-on magnification lens and thermal probe;
  • 802.11b/g/n WiFi (2.5 GHz and 5 GHz) and Bluetooth;
  • Integrated GPS;
  • Front (0.3 megapixels) and rear (2 megapixels) cameras;
  • Mini HDMI;
  • Micro USB 2.0;
  • MicroSD storage; and
  • Android 4.0 OS.

The T1011 tablet includes the Intel Education Software package and Senkatel TPM, a security suite designed to protect hardware from theft.

The T9702 is a 9.7-inch tablet running on a dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex A9 Rockchip RK3066 processor. It has a screen resolution of 1,024 x 768 and features support for 10 simultaneous touch points, according to information released by Senkatel. It comes equipped with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB flash storage.

Other features include:

  • An interface designed specifically for education with "convenient, real-time access to the teacher's study plans, course curriculum materials and reference literature";
  • Included reference and educational materials;
  • 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth;
  • Micro USB;
  • Mini HDMI;
  • Front (0.3 megapixels) and rear (2 megapixels) cameras; and
  • Android 4.1 OS.

Both tablets are available now. The T1011 runs $299; the T9702 costs $219. Additional details can be found on Senkatel's site.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 25-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).

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