Chumby Grows Up – Now Available with a 8-inch 800×600 Touch Display


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Chumby Industries today is introducing the chumby8, which brings a large display and a more powerful processor. It has access to Chumby’s 1,500 app catalog, but does things with a bit more style. It has a new hardware and user interface design, red and black color options, as well as custom skins one can purchase from Skinit to dress it up in. There’s also browser support for links within apps and improved share features so you can tell your friends about all the neat things you’ve stumbled on. Price: $199. Aside: Did you know Chumby apps are now available on Android? Check it out.

chumby8 Specifications

  • 8″ 800×600 touchscreen LCD
  • 800MHz Marvell ARMADA 166
  • 128 MB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 8.7″ widex 6.75″ tall x 5.5″ deep
  • Headphone/line output
  • Integrated speakers (mono or stereo option)
  • Microphone input
  • Dimmable backlight
  • 802.11 b/g WiFi
  • +5V, 2.5A input
  • One-click control panel access
  • Access to free content
  • Over-the-air software updates
  • RTC with battery backup
  • Service authentication via cryptoprocessor




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