One of the most famous Chinese Electronic maker, Ainol has added new family in their Android tablet line up with Ainol Novo 9 Spark II tablet. Comes with gorgeous Retina display and Action quad core processor as the heart, the Novo 9 Spark II 9.7 inch Jelly Bean tablet is gives a great multimedia experience for budget conscious costumer that looking for a iPad Retina tablets’ alternative at a really affordable price.
Ainol Novo 9 Spark II Powerful Tablet
Similar to Teclast T97 Air Retina tablet, Ainol Novo 9 Spark II sports a 9.7 inch Capacitive Touch Screen Retina display with support 10-point touch capabilities. The brilliant display that can produces maximum internal resolution at 2048 x 1536 pixels provides very bright, crisp and more vivid color for watch Full HD video or play modern 3D games. Games like Resident Evil, Need for Speed, Angry Birds or latest movies like Avengers 2013, Thor and more action movies can run smoothly without any lags, thanks to Power VR SGX544 quad core as graphics engines.
The ATM7039 quad core processor from Action company that paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM is designed to gives very smooth and fast performance for multi thread multimedia and entertainment applications. There is also the 4.2.2 version of Google Android aka Android Jelly Bean as the operating system that promises seamless and more stable platform for almost all Android applications and games that you can download for free or paid from any Android Market or Google Play Store.
For base configurations, the 16GB of onboard storage is not gives spacious of storage capacity, but still allows user to store thousand of music files and video. Of course, if needed, you can also expand the Ainol tablet’s memory space with additional 32GB of T-Flash card via TF card slot that located on the top side. On the back side, the 5.0 megapixel rear camera with Flash support offers stunning clarity and vivid color fro photo and 720p video recording. Built in display, the 2.0 megapixel front facing camera that integrated with microphone can capture fairly bright and crisp self portraits and clear face to face video communications.
Comes with stylish “White” design and high quality plastic for material, Ainol Novo 9 Spark II offers premium design and looks more expensive than the actual price. On the back cover, you will find two stereo speakers grill. Yeah, like common Chinese based tablet, the latest Ainol device is not designed to handle multimedia tasks at large room, but for small room in office or bedroom, the speakers still gives a great job and produces fairy crisp and loud audio.
The Lithium Ion 13000mAh battery provides longer battery runtime than its competitors. The company claims if the 9.7 inch Retina tablet can produces more than 4 hours of battery life for play modern games or more than nine hours for music playback. In term of slot interface and connectivity, you will find 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB 2.0 port, mini HDMI port, micro SD card slot, Bluetooth and 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN for browse the web and streaming video through your wireless networks. Of course, it also comes with multi language and can handle a wide range of multimedia formats, such JPG, GIF, PNG, MP3, WAV, AAC, 4K AVI, MOV, MP4, RMVB, FLV and more.
Unfortunately, the Ainol Retina tablet is lacks SIM card slot for 3G connection, but if you really want to connect internet with this device, you can buy external 3G model and connect it through USB 2.0 port. So, what do you think? Yeah, this is not the most affordable Chinese retina tablet, but with a starting price only around at $209, Ainol Novo 9 Spark II is still a great retina tablet and gives a big value for your money. Looking for another alternative? If the price is your big concerned, we think you should check the $185 Teclast A10h Retina tablet that also sports 9.7 inch retina 2048 x 1536 pixels display and powered by AllWinner A31 quad core processor.