Philips is preparing to launch its new line of tablets that runs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS on the China Market. The new line of tablets are said to be equipped with 7-inch displays and some of the models in the line are also expected to feature MIPS processors rather than ARM or x86 chips.
The upcoming tablets are right on schedule as Google is now starting to take notice of MIPS-based devices, and they have plans to start building better MIPS support into future versions of the Android platform. There’s no certainty that we will see the new Philips tablets in the US right away as the company plans to roll out the new line of products in China at first.
Liliputing reported that the tablets are expected to be launched with support for a range of media codecs including MP4, H.264, and WMV, the models will feature 1024×600 pixel or 800×480 pixel displays along with a 4 to 5 hours battery life.