Cisco Cius – Android Based Business Tablet From Cisco

So it is now Cisco’s turn to enter the tablet market. They are entering with a bang. Cisco introduces a new business oriented Tablet which does not run on android but based on android which exteds it capablities.


This hi-tech machine is for the busy bees who have to stay in touch with their office colleagues and make important business moves on the go. This device is for them. It does not come packed with amusing multimedia features, but aims to attract a common business man.

The 7-inch Cius tablet based on the android, weighs only 1.15 pounds. It also boasts with 3G capabilities, Wi-Fi, HD video cum audio and tight integration with the android market.

Applications Capabilities:

  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, 3G/4G data and Bluetooth 3.0 help employees stay connected on and off-campus
  • HD video (720p) with Cisco TelePresence solution interoperability for lifelike video communication with the simplicity of a phone call
  • Virtual desktop client enables highly secure access to cloud-based business applications
  • Android operating system, with access Android marketplace applications
  • Collaboration applications including Cisco QuadCisco Show and ShareWebEx, Presence, and IM

Tablet Highlights:

  • 7” diagonal, high-resolution color screen with contact-based touch targets delivers an elegant, intuitive experience
  • HD media station supports Bluetooth and USB peripherals, 10/100/1000 wired connectivity and a handset option
  • Detachable and serviceable 8-hour battery for a full day of work
  • Highly secure remote connections with Cisco AnyConnect Security VPN Client
  • HD audio with wideband support (tablet, HD media station)

There is no details available on the price of this tablet and this may be available in the market in the beginning of 2011.

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