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Amazon, to Use Two Finger Touch on Their Tablet

Written on July 26, 2011 by Lulu

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Amazon will be cutting down the cost of their tablet, and it might include the sophistication of their touchscreen.

According to DigiTimes’ sources, the decision of to cut costs on their might include the refinement of the touchscreen. An off-hand industry suggested that the would be utilizing just two-finger multi-touch, and not the 10-finger touch devices like the 2 and others.

Losing the more advanced multi-touch could render the device incompatible with those several Android apps that might require more than two fingers. took advantage of having much more support by enabling three and four finger gestures, as well as support for more third party apps.

Information regarding the tablet suggests that Amazon will be trying to run under the pricing as much as possible. This will go along with a nine-inch screen. The design may still have a modern dual-core Tegra 2 processor and a variant of Android 3 or even Ice Cream Sandwich. However, it will only aim almost exclusively at Amazon’s own services like the Instant Video, Kindle books and the Appstore.

There are rumors suggesting that the Amazon slate will be arriving in October this year. Even if it succeeds or not is still unclear, since it will be competing against high-end tablets like the iPad and the .

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