WEST COVINA, CA – July 23, 2014
– E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and manufacturer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, announces the availability of an Android 4.4 Kit Kat update for its Nextbook 8 tablets running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Current Nextbook 8 tablet users can download the firmware update from NextbookUSA.com.
“We are excited to offer our current Nextbook 8 customers the opportunity to update to the latest Android software, Kit Kat,” said Jason Liszewski, managing director and VP of sales for E FUN. “With improved performance, users will be able to multitask and access their favorite apps faster than ever before – from books, movies, photos and games to emails, documents and more.”
The Nextbook 8 is optimized and preloaded with Google Play as well as Android apps from Google including Gmail™, Chrome™, Google Talk™, Google+™, Google Maps™, YouTube™, and Google Drive™. The tablet also comes preloaded with the Barnes and Noble NOOK® for Android app so that users can buy and read their favorite books with the touch of a finger. Other preloaded apps include VUDU, CloudLink, Springpad, Net Nanny, and more.
The slim and portable Nextbook 8 is the first Nextbook tablet to include a high-performance Quad-core processor (Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex A9 1.6GHz). It features a 7.85” high-definition touch screen and a narrow frame bezel. Additional features of the Nextbook 8 include:
Pricing and Availability
- 1024x768 capacitive touch screen
- 1GB DDR3 system memory
- 8GB internal memory, expandable via microSD card to 64GB
- Dual webcams with microphone: 2-megapixel back-facing and 0.3-megapixel front-facing
- Micro HDMI port to send 1080p HD video to an HDTV or computer
- USB 2.0 High speed slot and microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 64GB
- Built-in G sensor
- Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery
- Built-in b/g/n 802.11 Wi-Fi connection
The E FUN Nextbook 8 Android tablet in black is available in Walmart stores nationwide and on Walmart.com for $99.99. Three limited edition colors (silver, red and blue) of the Nextbook 8 for back to school are also available in Walmart stores nationwide for $79.99.
About E FUN
E FUN, a designer and marketer of mobile lifestyle products, entered the North American market in late 2010. Since then, E FUN has grown to be one of the leading Android tablet brands at retail. Its ongoing product innovation and partnerships set E FUN apart from competitors and provide customers with unique out of the box experiences. Its product lines include the Nextbook line of Android tablets and patented APEN line of digital and touch pens. E FUN is headquartered in West Covina, California.
For additional information regarding E FUN’s brands, please visit APEN at www.apenusa.com; and Nextbook at www.nextbookusa.com.
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