Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) unifies the Android user interface of both mobile phones and tablets for a consistent experience between devices. The operating system brings together the best of both Gingerbread and Honeycomb to create a more visually appealing experience. Easy navigation, improved multi-tasking, and better organization of apps are only a few of the upgrades to look forward to from Android 4.0.
If you have Android 2.3.4 on your Alpha2 and wish to upgrade to Android 4.0 click here
|Capacitive Multi-Touch Intuitive Interaction
Thanks to Multi-Touch technology, browsing the web, typing emails, selecting apps, reading articles, or viewing family photos is incredibly easy and fun. When you touch the display, it instantly transforms your taps, swipes, pinches, and flicks into lifelike actions.
|Greater Storage; More RAM
With all the advantages of Android 2.3 (4.0 upgradeable now) you will benefit from 4GB of storage space and most importantly 512GB of RAM for better performance while taking advantage of multi-tasking capabilities.
|1Mobile Marketplace for Android Over 200,000 Android apps
1Mobile's unique user interface and easy navigation makes it simple to search all the popular shopping and media apps you've been craving for. With over 200,000 applications and a dedicated development team, the 1Mobile Marketplace will keep you coming back for more downloads!
|Play Casual Family Games
Take time out for fun that the entire family can enjoy. We’re including some great games to get started with right out of the box. There's something for everyone.
|Browse the Web
Stay in touch whether at home or on the go with social media, news, stocks, weather, sports, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s all there so stay connected (Wi-Fi connection required).
The Alpha2 makes it easy to stay in touch with friends, family, and business associates wherever a Wi-Fi connection is available.
|Increasing Productivity through Apps
You’d be surprised at the availability of Android productivity apps, so go ahead and get things done while at home, work, or in the classroom. Check email, write proposals, and crunch numbers from the road. Just visit the 1Mobile Marketplace and be amazed at what you can do.
|Lightweight Aluminum Casing
The Alpha2 is lightweight and our thinnest tablet yet! You’ll notice the difference as the tablet feels so comfortable in your hands.
Alpha2's fast wireless 802.11 b/g/n capabilities have been optimized to download apps and files incredibly fast. Quickly access the Internet for web browsing, viewing, listening to your favorites wherever a Wi-Fi* connection is available.
|Faster Processing Power & Graphics Card
The way a tablet is meant to be used. The powerful 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor and Mali-400 graphics card handles gaming and web browsing with responsiveness typically found on higher priced tablets.
Experience 1080P High Definition video. With our built-in HDMI terminal, watching the latest movies in HD is easy. Connect to your HDTV with an (optional) HDMI Cable** to experience full HD immersion of your 1080P content.
Watching movies on the go is great, but watching on a giant TV at home is even better! HDMI is built right in. Connect with an optional HDMI cable, then lean back and enjoy stunning HD video from the comfort of your couch!
|Listen to Music
With all the things you can do with your Alpha2, don't forget to break out some music! The built-in music app lets you swipe and tap through your music library by artist, album, song, or playlist.
Go full tilt with the built-in accelerometer to instantly change from portrait mode to landscape mode (and vice versa).
Access thousands of books including best sellers, new releases, classics, modern classics, and more. Store hundreds of books on your tablet. The future of reading is here, and it fits so nicely in your hands too.
|SD Memory Card Extension
Need more room for music, movies, games, and photos? Just insert a microSD card and increase your memory storage up to 32GB. The right size is up to you. Available at the SKYTEX Store.
|16 x 9 Display
Picture perfect screen for viewing widescreen movies, browsing the web, and panoramic photos.
|Skytex steps up their game, literally., January 2, 2012
By ND Mike "rabid1"
The case is a much sleeker and lighter design. Skytex took the issues people had with port placement and went with all the ports on the right hand side...more
|Good value in a sub-$200 Android Tablet, February 2, 2012
By M. Erb (Syracuse, NY)
I recently purchased this Skytex Skypad Alpha2 as sort of an experiment. I've got an iPhone but have always wanted to explore Android OS...more
|Skytab Alpha 2 - Very solid, February 2, 2012
By way of introduction, while I consider myself to be somewhat tech-savvy I am not really into techno-toys...more
|Great Affordable Tablet!, February 19, 2012
After a bad experience with the battery issues common with the original Skytex Skypad Alpha, this company very generously offered me an upgrade to the Alpha 2...more
|After 30 plus Tablets This one is Clearly The Winner!, March 12, 2012
By tipstir "My Professional Review"
I've been at this since 2010 and testing and owning over 30 plus Tablets and Smartphones based on Android OS 1.6 thru 4.0.3...more
|Nice tablet for the price, March 11, 2012
By C. Bui "Adr4bax" (San Francisco, CA USA)
I received this off of a groupon deal as well. I was leery, cautious and wondered if this would be junk. Did I get ripped off? Will my children laugh in my face? Will my wife leave me? Lucky for me the answer to all those questions is "NO"...more