Would you buy a 23 inch “MegaPad” Running Android; Just $600

So you thought, 10.1 inch tablet is HUGE, check this one out, this is a GIANT 23 inch Tablet running Android Gingerbread, hacked together by Martin Drashkov, the MegaPad is, from our sources, the world’s largest Android tablet.

The news of the mega tablet comes from Phandroid, a dedicated Android Blog. Produced by one Martin Drashkov, this 23” tablet appropriately named the MegaPad  is based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and packs a GPU powerful enough to run 3D graphics-heavy apps like Fruit Ninja and Google Earth without any issues, that too at high-resolution.

From Drashkov’s blog:

The Android MegaPad is then the next logical step a modern touch-based computing device with with a screen size that will enable a whole different set of experiences. Unlike tablets, devices like this will make simultaneous use by two users a practicality and will let users more fully immerse themselves in apps and games. In the demo video below, you can see two apps that, while written for phones and tablets, nevertheless demonstrate the usefulness of such a device.

Not much tech specs regarding the MegaPad have been out yet, except that is is based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and that the display is a 23” touchscreen monitor from Acer.


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Drashkov states that it took a total of $600 and some commercially available “off-the-shelf” components to get the MegaPad ready. He chose Google’s Android OS for this project because of its openness that allows it to be used on all sorts of hardware.

would you buy one, once it hits the market?

The DNetWorks Team