So you thought, 10.1 inch tablet is HUGE, check this one out, this is a GIANT 23 inch Tablet running Android Gingerbread,Â hacked together byÂ Martin Drashkov, the MegaPad is, from our sources, the world’s largestÂ AndroidÂ tablet.
The news of the mega tablet comes fromÂ Phandroid,Â a dedicated Android Blog. Produced by oneÂ Martin Drashkov,Â this 23” tablet â€“ appropriately named theÂ MegaPadÂ â€“ is based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and packs a GPU powerful enough to run 3D graphics-heavy apps like Fruit Ninja andÂ GoogleÂ EarthÂ without any issues, that too at high-resolution.
FromÂ Drashkov’s blog:
TheÂ AndroidÂ MegaPad is then the next logical step â€“ a modern touch-basedÂ computingÂ deviceÂ 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 demoÂ videoÂ 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 fromÂ Acer.
Check the video
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?