10” GoNote – The Touchscreen Android 4 Notebook
GoNote has a 10″ touchscreen so you can get the very best from Android 4. GoNote is great for schoolkids to work hard researching on the internet, typing reports and documents, and then relaxing by playing amazing android apps on the GoNote’s touchscreen.
A Notebook- with a Touchscreen!
Touch & Go | MultiTouch
GoNote bridges the gap between a netbook and a tablet and is pretty unique because its a compact notebook that has a touchscreen. Within minutes of using it, GoNote turns years of web browsing on its head, and you intuitively touch, swipe and pinch the web rather than reaching for your mouse. GoNote’s resistive touchscreen recognises 2 finger inputs so you can pinch to zoom into webpages and get a close up with your digital photos.
The GoNote has a powerful 1.2GHz ARM RK2918 processor so you can keep numerous apps open to quickly jump from one to another at the touch of a button. With the built in copy and paste function you can easily copy text from the web and email it in an instant.
Power and Portability
The GoNote has a sleek and stylish design so its perfect for taking everywhere you go. The sleek chassis contains a compact powerhouse of the latest ARM technology giving you a low power, high performance CPU, complete with dedicated graphics and 1GB DDR3 memory to handle your daily tasks with ease.
GoNote has 5 homescreens so you can set up individual screens with different apps, shortcuts and widgets. You can set up different things for different pages so you can have 1 for school, 1 for home and one for play! You can also add widgets to show your latest office documents, email, the weather, news or even toggle your battery efficiency.
Free Office Suite pre-loaded
GoNote comes with Kingsoft Office for Android pre-loaded so you can be productive and get all your work done, wherever you go.
Create Office Documents
Create, edit and save Documents, Presentations and Spreadsheets, including Microsoft® Office Doc, Ppt & Xls file types, so all your work is compatible with schoolmates or colleagues computers.
Save to the Cloud
Save files you’ve created to the GoNote’s onboard 8GB storage, to a Micro Sd Card* or to a USB drive*. You can also have your files to hand everywhere you go by saving them to the cloud (see below).
Add the Kingsoft Office widget to your desktop to quickly access your most recent documents- right from your Homescreen!
GoNote comes with Kingsoft Office preloaded and there are also alternative Office suites available to you at your preference. Google Docs is a powerful cloud based service and Documents to Go is a popular, but ‘paid for’ Office app. More on Google Docs More on Documents to Go
Create compelling presentations to get your thoughts and ideas across. Then either save and send the files, or use the GoNote’s HDMI port to connect to a HD TV or projector to supersize your Presentation.
Turn all your online research into superb documents with powerful editing features. A great way to compile your homework, work files or even a job application!
Whether you’re creating a spreadsheet for school or doing your budgeting, take advantage of quick calculations & filters and view charts, pictures and graphs.
Input file formats: Microsoft Office 97-2010 formats: .doc, .docx, .txt, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt and .pptx.
Output file formats: Microsoft Word 97-2003: .doc, .txt and Excel 97-2003: .xls; Microsoft Powerpoint 97-2010 formats: .ppt, .pptx.
As well as storing your files on the internal 8GB Solid State Flash Drive, you can get an additional 5 GB Free* of Cloud Storage courtesy of Box.com. Any files you store in the cloud are SSAE 16 Type II encrypted and kept securely in large data centres so you can access them whenever you can connect to the internet. You can also access them on your Windows PC, Tablet, Phone or iPad. If you feel you want some more storage you can upgrade to a massive 1000GB*! Signup for 5GB Free
…and for when the work is done
GoNote means you can play more, do more, watch more and work more on the go. With more than 400,000 apps to choose from, you can find the right app when you need it. There are thousands of apps for free, from Angry Birds, BBC News, eBay and Internet Radio so theres something for everyone. The number of apps grows every day so you can keep up with the latest trends with the Featured or Trending apps and stay right on the pulse. If you buy an app and decide you don’t like it you can even get a refund as long as you return it within 15 minutes!
Note: Not all apps are compatible with GoNote and Android 4
Gmail & Exchange eMail
Browse the net wirelessly with multi-tabbed browsing. Send GMail to friends and family, and with Ice Cream Sandwich you’re business ready with support for Microsoft Exchange® eMail.
Keep track of your social life and networking using Facebook® and Twitter®. Get your party plans sorted, share your holiday photos or just let the world know what you’re up to.
GoNote has a front facing VGA webcam so you can take profile pictures for your social networking site, or you can make video conference calls.
Download the free Skype App to video chat with friends and family round the world, or start a Google Hangout and get the latest buzz on all the gossip. Its also great to collaborate with classmates about group projects and homework.
Get Skype for Android
Touch & Type
GoNote has a full QWERTY keyboard for you to type, an inset numerical keypad and numerous special Function keys so you can quickly change the volume or go to your Homescreen.
To navigate around Android you can either use the touchscreen, use the touchpad & mouse buttons, or you can even plug a USB Mouse into one of the 4 USB ports.
HD Presentations on TV
If you plug your GoNote into your TV via mini HDMI cable (not included) your GoNote will display whatevers on the screen on your TV, in glorious 1080p HD. Its perfect for showing off your holiday photos, checking out a YouTube clip or playing Angry Birds in a group, when you pop round to friends and family. By plugging the GoNote into a projector or TV you can show documents, spreadsheets, PDFs or presentations onscreen, or even show a video!
Note- Image is for illustration only- when plugged into a TV the GoNote screen turns off.
Make the “A” Grade
So why is GoNote a ‘must-have’ for school kids? The internet is undoubtedly one of the biggest and best resources of information available to children looking to research and read-around a subject. Whether kids are looking on Wikipedia, BBC Bytesize or one of a million other great websites there is an answer of everything. GoNote’s touchscreen interface means that surfing becomes point and press- making the web accessible to kids and intuitive to browse.
With it’s Office Suite pre-installed, kids can quickly and easily turn all their research into homework documents, spreadsheets or presentations to the class. There are also thousands of amazing Android apps designed specifically for kids; some for learning, some for playing, but all engaging and many for free! Its great for kids to have their own computer so they can take it everywhere they go, and its huge 9,000mAh rechargeable battery means that it can last a trip to school. Overall its the perfect comprimise so parents get a great academic tool for their kids, and the kids get a cool piece of tech that’s both fun, and helps them reach their full potential.
Spec at a Glance
Specification | GoNote GNT10
GoNote Technical Support
*Requires Internet Access which may be chargeable. Requires signup for free Google Account, and free download. 5GB Free Box Cloud Storage & Google Docs requires account signup.Terms and Conditions apply. Screen images are simulated.** 8GB = 8 Billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less and storage quoted excludes ~1.5GB storage occupied by Android OS. Angry Birds images and screenshot are copyright Rovio Mobile.
Specification subject to change