Feb. 8. Out of stock. Will be in stock again when Ainol is back to work after Chinese New Year holiday on Feb. 18th.
Dec. 12. Happy 12/12/12! In stock today! We just received a new bunch today. Will ship out all pre-orders left and are taking new orders. This is your last chance to get Flame before Christmas. Make sure you choose Express Shipping, which delivers in 3~5 days.
Dec. 10. Out of stock. The last bunch that we received 3 days ago are all sold out. We are asking Ainol to ship next bunch, which should arrive in two to three days.
Dec 7. In stock. We just receive another bunch of Flame. All pre-orders that were not shipped out last week when we received last bunch will be shipped out in 2 days. Order now if you want to get your Flame before Christmas – this is your last chance!
The Ainol Novo 7 Flame (aka Fire, Burning) is the newest and the only 7″ tablet with 1280×800 pixel 180 degree viewing angle IPS capacitive screen (same screen as the Google Nexus 7) and runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. NOVO 7 Flame (Burning) is powered by a 1.5GHz AMLogic ARM 2nd generation Cortex-A9 based dual-core CPU. It has dual-camera – 2MP front facing webcam and 5MP rear facing camera. NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has HDMI port to let you play video on your big screen HD TV. It is the only one with ultra-thin metal case in all Ainol tablet models. Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has Google Play (Android Market) pre-installed. Ainol added bluetooth support and increased the battery capacity to 5000 mAh in the last minute (see our latest news).
Ainol has taken our advice, and officially changed the name of this tablet from “Burning” to “Flame”
Update on Sept 15, 2012: Ainol NOVO 7 Flame release date is release and in stock. All pre-orders will be shipped on Monday or Tuesday. Customer who pre-ordered Ainol NOVO 7 Flame will receive an email with shipping confirmation and tracking number.
Ainol NOVO 7 Fire is Chinese version, while Ainol NOVO 7 Flame is the English version. In addition, Ainol always picks the top quality tablets from their QA test for oversea market. Those Chinese edition selling in China by the Chinese online store doesn’t have the same quality as English edition. HDMI cable will be included in the English edition as free gift.
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) ($179 from uPlay Tablet, Ainol’s oversea distributor) has IPS 7 inch screen at 1280 x 800 high resolution – The high end screen you only see on to-be-released Google Nexus 7. This adds an amazing clarity to all images on the tablet, as well as allowing viewing from almost any angle! It has better black color than normal screen, and has much faster response than normal screen as well, which is good for playing games and watching sports and action movies.
Enclosure – The case for the Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burnig) has a metal back with curved edges makes it a pleasure to be hold in your hands. The body is ultra-thin and made of metal – giving a high class look and feel.
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Ainol NOVO7 Flame (Fire, Burning) is one of the first authorized Android 4.0.4 tablets by Google. The all new designed Google Android 4.0 has kept many good features in 3.X systems, and makes the GUI with a better layout, more intuitive, more smooth screen transition, and virtualized all keys. You can even merge the file folder like in iOS, switch between multi-tasks, plus all new widget tools.
ARM 2nd Generation 1.5 GHz Dual-Core CPU
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) is running the latest 1.5GHz dual-core AMLogic 8726-MX (ARM Cortex-A9 based) processor and Quad-Core Mali 400 GPU. A10 has smart mutli-task management, which enables superior performance while maintains low power for long battery life.
Super Long Battery Life – 25 Days Standby time
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has a super large 5000 mAh battery. Combining with smart power management, it will give a super long battery life. With one full charge it can play video for 7 hours, audio 20 hours, 3D game 5 hours, and surf web for 5 hours. The standby time with screen saver is 30 days.
Dual-Camera: 2.oMP HD Front Facing Webcam and 5.0MP HD Rear Facing Camera
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has both front facing and rear facing camera. The built-in 2MP HD front facing webcam on NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) supports photo, video shooting, and teleconference. The super high resolution 5MP rear facing camera shoot beautiful pictures – you don’t need to carry your point-and-shoot camera any more.
Official Google Market (Google Play) Access
In the English version Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) from uPlay Tablet, the Google Play (Android Market) is pre-installed. You can access and download more than 400,000 apps directly from your tablet.
Hardware Accelerated FLASH
Full HD 1080P
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) supports Full HD 1080P and other HD formats. Flame (Fire, Burning) can automatically recognize HD TV connection, and output video signal to TV. It displays on both tablet and TV for all operations.
High speed DDR 3 1.0 GB
1GB DDR3 RAM – this allows for numerous tasks and apps to be run at the same time with no loss in speed or responsiveness in Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) tablet. Furthermore this allows data to be processed faster, meaning 3D games run better than ever!
High Resolution 1280×800 5-Point Multi-touch Capacitive Screen
5-Point Mult-touch plus ALPS touch buttons, 1280×800 pixel high resolution, 7 inch IPS 180 degree angle display, gives you excellent performance for playing games and watching videos on Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning).
Super High Speed WiFi and 3G
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) uses industry leader Broadcom’s latest WiFi Chip. It supports WiFi standard 802.1 b/g/n with a maximum speed of 300M, and also support external 3G dongles (see supported 3G dongle list at the end for more details).
NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has added bluetooth 2.1 support. You can connect it with Bluetooth earphone, keyboard, and other bluetooth devices.
|Model||Ainol Novo 7 Flame (Fire, Burning)|
|CPU||Dual-core AMLogic 8276-MX, 1.6GHz; Quad-Core GPU: Mali 400|
|Operation System||Android 4.0.4 (ICS)|
|Screen||Size||7 Inch IPS|
|Resolution||1280 x 800|
|Extend Card||Support TF card up to 32GB|
|Camera||Yes, front 2.0 megapixels, real 5.0 megapixels|
|Multi-Touch||Yes, 5 points touch|
|Flash||Yes, support Flash 11.1|
|Ebook||TXT, PDF, HTML, RTF, FB2|
|Email and Browser||Yes, built in|
|WIFI||Broadcom, 802.11 b/g/n|
|3G||Not built in, support 3G/WCDMA dongle|
|Language||Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Russian, Spanish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese|
|Other Applications||Office, Browser, Gallery, Clock, Calculator, Calendar, Taskiller, Gmail|
|Product Size||189 x 123 x 10mm|
|Extend Port||1 x TF card port|
|1 x MINI USB port; 1 x MINI HDMI port|
|1 x 3.5mm earphone port|
Ainol NOVO7 Flame (Fire, Burning) Tablet PC Package Contains:
- 1 x Ainol NOVO7 Flame (Fire, Burning) Tablet PC
- 1 x Earphone
- 1 x USB Cable
- 1 x OTG Cable
- 1 x Quick Start Guide in English
- 1 x Wall charger (two flat pins of the same size, works in US, China, and many other countries)
- 1x HDMI cable (free gift)
English version – English package, English warranty card, English Quick Start Guide, English language on tablet
uPlay Tablet carries English version from Ainol. All other online stores are selling the Chinese version even if they are lucky to get a hold of NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning). This English version Flame (Fire, Burning) includes English language and apps on the tablet, English package box, and English manual.
The English version of Flame (Fire, Burning) comes with Ainol Product Warranty Card in English.
In the package box of the English version of Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) you can also find the Quick Start Guide in English. The front side of the guide shows how to connect Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) to computer to download images and music.
- E1820 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
- E1782 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
- E1750 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
- E230 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
- E1550 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
- E180 3G Module: WCDMA, Manufacturer: Huawei
Compare the specs for Ainol NOVO 7 Aurora II and Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning):
|Ainol Novo 7 Aurora II||Ainol Novo 7 Flame (Fire, Burning)|
|Size and Weight:||189mm x 123mm x 10mm, 313 grams||190mm x 123mm x 10mm, 316grams|
|Operating System:||Android v4.1 Jelly Bean||Android v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich|
|CPU:||ACT-ATM7029||AMLogic 8726-MX 1.5GHz Dual-core Processor|
|GPU:||Dual-Core QC1000||Quad-core Mali 400|
|Memory:||1GB DDR3 RAM||1GB DDR3 RAM|
|Storage:||8 GB internal storage||16GB internal storage|
|Display:||7 inch IPS Capacitive Screen 1280×800 pixel resolution||7-inch Multi-touch capacitive touch screen, 1280×800 resolution|
|Expandable Memory:||TF Card (microSD) up to 32GB||TF Card (microSD) up to 32GB|
|Camera:||Front facing 0.3 megapixel, rear facing 2MP||Front facing 2 megapixel, rear facing 5 megapixel|
|Sensor:||Gravity Sensor||Gravity Sensor|
|Connectivity:||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm audio, mini USB, mini HDMI||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm audio, mini USB, mini HDMI, Bluetooth|
|Battery:||4000MAh (up to 6 hours)||5000mAH (up to 6 hours)|
|Price:||$149.99 USD from uPlay Tablet||$159.99 USD from uPlay Tablet|
Notice the difference? The main difference is that the Novo 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has a 1280×800 IPS Capacitive Screen while the Novo 7 Aurora II has a 1024×600 IPS screen. NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has dual-camera, while Aurora II has only front facing camera. NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) uses metal case, while Aurora’s case is plastic. NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) has added Bluetooth support and upgraded its battery to 5000 mAh. For those who do not know what IPS is, IPS stands for In-Plane Switching which was developed by Hitachi back in 1996. An IPS display gives you a better display, more vivid color, and a wider angle for viewing. See the comparison below.
Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) is Ainol’s latest top-end 7″ tablet 1280×800 IPSIPS screen English Edition for oversea Market, only available from Ainol’s oversea distributors. The shipping cost is $14.95 no matter where you are. We use Singapore Post Registered Air Mail with a tracking number (signature required at delivery).
You might be able to find some online stores selling Ainol NOVO 7 Flame (Fire, Burning) for a few dollars cheaper, but all of those stores are selling the Chinese version for the China domestic market – the default language in the tablet, reference manual, product warranty card, and package are all in Chinese. Most of those stores are based in Shenzhen, China. It would cost your $40~$60 to ship your tablet back to them if you need replacement or repair, while uPlay Tablet is Ainol’s distributor in North America, our office and customer service are in Silicon Valley, California, your return and repair are handled in California as well.