Panasonic UT-PB1 7-inch Android e-book Tablet

Panasonic is launching in Japan its UT-PB1, an Android-based e-book tablet.

The Raboo UT-PB1 e-reader will be running on
Android’s Froyo 2.2
with a 7-inch LCD touch screen sporting a 1,024×600 resolution,
while being powered by a dual-core CPU (exact processor speed is still unknown even at this point),
a 1.3MP camera,
8GB of internal memory a microSDHC slot
and 16 apps pre-installed (a browser, mail client, Adobe reader, etc.) as well as WiFi connectivity.

The Panasonic UT-PB1 is tied to Rakuten’s e-book store Raboo, which will be opened on 10 August. With Android OS, users can also use it for media playback and internet browsing.

Panasonic UT-PB1 Price & Availability
This e-reader is going on sale in Japan from August 10 for a price of 34,800 Yen ($450).