uPlay Tablet released the first 9.7″ white label tablet with quad-core CPU for under $150


Very exciting news: We have released the first 9.7″ tablet with quad-core CPU for under $150. You can order it as a white label tablet , or you can apply all customizations on this tablet .

uPlay Q97sc is the cost-down version of Q97s – a white label 9. 7 inch tablet powered by ARM A7 Quad-Core CPU with built-in 8 core PowerVR SGX GPU, and runs the latest Google Android 4 .2 Jelly Bean – Q97s runs AllWinner A31s instead of A31. The display is an capacitive multi-touch screen  (1024×868 pixels). Other key features include 4K HDMI output, 0.3 MP front and 2 MP rear camera ( front and 5MP rear cameras also availabel for customized tablet order) with auto focus, OTG port to connect keyboard , mouse, and hard drive, bluetooth , and 6,000 mAh battery . The difference between Q97sc and Q97s are display and case.

uPlay Customized Tablet Q97sc OS: Android 4 .2 Jelly Bean

uPlay Q97sc is one of the first Android 4 .2 tablets made by uPlay. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the latest Android operating system released by Google. Google used to make a catchup game with Apple on its early releases, but Android 4.1 is pretty much i par with Apple iOS. The all new designed Google Android 4.1 has kept many good features from its previous release, and made the GUI with a better layout, more intuitive, more smooth transition, and virtualized all keys. You can even merge the file folder like in iOS, switch between multi-tasks, plus all new widget tools. Android 4.2 is an upgraded version and the latest version that has been used in Google Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

UPlay Customized Tablet ( white label ) Q97sc CPU: ARM Cortex A7 Based 1.5GHz Quad Core CPU

AllWinner A31s is the latest quad-core mobile application processor from AllWinner that implements the ARM Cortex-A7 CPU architecture and PowerVR SGX544 MP2 GPU. AllWinner A31 is the first two quad-core CPUs seen on Chinese made tablet . Its CPU is based on mainstream ARM Cortex-A7, the third generation of ARM Cortex CPU. The GPU is eight-core PowerVR SGX544. AllWinner A31 is made with 40nm process technology, which is about 2X faster and consumes about 1/2 power than other CPUs made by 65nm process technology. The performance of this quad-core CPU is actually faster than the CPU the quad-core CPU used in Apple iPad 4.

In 2011, Cortex-A7 was introduced by ARM, and that is four years after Cortex-A9. When compared with Cortex-A9, Cortex-A7 design does have some improvements, as listed on ARM official website:

  • Integrated L2 cache
  • Lower L2 latencies (10 cycles)
  • Improved OS support for L2 maintenance due to simplified software control
  • Designed with a low power approach
  • Improved branch prediction
  • Improved memory system performance
  • 64b Load Store path, improves integer and NEON performance
  • 128b AMBA 4 buses improve bandwidth
  • Increased TLB size (256 entry, up from 128 entry for Cortex-A9 and Cortex A5)
  • Increased performance for large workloads like web browsing
  • Seamlessly compatible with Cortex-A15 (big.LITTLE)

In ARM Cortex-A7, ARM transforms its design principle from improving the system performance by increasing frequency, to MPCore architecture that could bring improvements in performance, and at the same time, optimize the high power consumption and heat caused by high frequency of Cortex-A9.

Comparing with Cortex A8, ARM Cortex-A7 only consume 20% of power, but offer 50% improvement on performance. So far, AllWinner A31 is the first Cortex-A7 based CPU, even nVidia and Samsung haven’t licensed Cortex A7 in their CPU yet.

AllWinner announced A31s at Mobile World Congress 2013. A31s is basically a cost-down version of A31.

Compared to AllWinner A31, A31s supports 2160p video decoding, which is pretty good already (A31 supports 4kx2k), 1280×800 resolution for screens (A31 supports retina display ), and 1080p HDMI output. A31 camera sensor can support between 5 to 8 MP, but A31 can support lower resolution (0.3M) for front camera, to a maximum of 5MP. The PMIC is called AXP221s vs AXP221 for A31. The rest of the specifications are the same. A31s supports both Android 4.1/4.2 and “Windows 8″.

So overall if you don’t need retina display , choosing A31 is the right decision, since it’s cheaper and also consume less battery, so your tablet runs longer.

UPlay Customized Tablet ( white label ) Q97sc GPU: Eight Core PowerVR SGX544 MP2 GPU

PowerVR SGX Series5XT Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) IP core family is a series of highly efficient graphics acceleration IP cores that meets the multimedia requirements of a wide range of next generation consumer, communications and computing applications. PowerVR SGX Series5XT architecture is fully scalabel for a wide range of area and performance requirements, enabling it to target a wide range of markets from low cost feature-rich mobile multimedia products to very high performance consoles and computing devices.

  • Most comprehensive IP core family and roadmap in the industry
  • New USSE2 delivers twice the peak floating point and instruction throughput of Series5 USSE
  • YUV and Colour Space Accelerators for improved performance
  • Upgraded PowerVR Series5XT shader-driven tile-based deferred rendering (TBDR) architecture
  • Multi-processor options enabling scalability to new levels of performance
  • Support for all industry standard mobile and desktop graphics APIs and Operating Systems
  • Fully backwards compatible with PowerVR MBX and SGX Series5 families

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Screen: 9. 7 inch capacitive display, 1024 x 768 Pixel Resolution, 16,000,000 colors

IPS 9. 7 inch screen at 1024 x 768 high resolution. The touch screen is capacitive , but not IPS. If you want IPS screen (like the one used on iPad 2), you should look for Q97s.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc RAM: High speed DDR 3 1.0 GB (2GB optional)

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc has 1GB DDR3 RAM built-in– It has 64 bit two channels. The speed is 50% faster than single channel DDR3 RAM. This allows for numerous tasks and apps to be run at the same time with no loss in speed or responsiveness in the tablet. Furthermore this allows data to be processed faster, meaning 3D games run better than ever!

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Apps: Official Google Market ( Google Play ) Access

Google Market is pre-installed on Q97sc. You can access and download more than 400,000 apps directly from your tablet.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc FLASH Suppot: Fully support FLASH

The latest version (v11.2) of FLASH player is pre-installed on Q97sc. You can watch YouTube and other flash-based Internet video sites directly in the browser.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Cameras: 5MP Back Facing Camera with auto-focus and 2MP HD Front Facing WebCam Optional (2/0.3MP in default)

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc has two built-in cameras: front 0.3MP, rear 2MP.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Video: 2K Super HD

Supports 2K Super HD , and all other HD formats. Q97sc can automatically recognize HD TV connection, and output video signal to TV. It displays on both tablet and TV for all operations. When HD video is playing, the tablet screen will be off.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Enclosure and Battery: Ultra-thin Metal Enclosure and Super Long Battery Life

Enclosure – The case for the UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc has been uniquely designed, makes it a pleasure to be hold in your hands. The body is ultra-thin, only 9mm. AXP 221 smart power management chip dynamically adjust the power, plus the 6,000 mAh battery.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Connection: Super High Speed WiFi and 3G

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc supports WiFi standard 802.1 b/g/n, and also support external 3G dongles (see supported 3G dongle list at the end for more details). Model with buit-in 3G is also available for customized tablet orders.

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Sensor: The Most Sensitive Gravity Sensor on the Market

3 axis gravity sensor, super sensitive.
UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Tablet PC Package Contains:

  • 1 x UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Tablet PC
  • 1 x USB Cable
  • 1 x Charger
  • 1 x OTG Cable

UPlay Customized Tablet (white label) Q97sc Tablet support the following 3G Module:

  • 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


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