These days, motherboard makers are finding new niche to survive. Being on the 1st tier manufacturer, MSI would probably think the mainboard days are almost over. This year, the focus is more of the iPad competitor the Wind Pad.

There are two versions of Wind Pad, Wind pad 100 and Wind pad 110.

Wind Pad 100 (Slatebook) uses Intel’s ultra-mobile low power consumption platform that draws only around 2.4 watts of power allowing a battery life of over 8 hours. In addition, it possesses the most advanced hardware specifications, including a 10 inch multi-touch touchscreen, combined with a pre-installed Windows 7 operating system, to enjoy the benefits of cutting edge touchscreen technology. Weighing only 800 grams, with built-in 3G and WiFi wireless transmission, GPS, gravity sensor (G-Sensor), high resolution 1.3 megapixel Web Cam, USB, SD card reader, HDMI etc. providing comprehensive input output ports, it is your optimum partner for wireless entertainment.

MSI Wind Pad 100 (Slatebook) Windows 7 Specification Details (key specifications marked in bold)?

A. CPU/OS?Intel Atom Z530/Win7 Home Premium

Uses a low – power high efficiency Intel processer, with a power consumption of only 2.4 watts, a clock speed of 1.66GHz, together with the advanced Windows 7 operating system and high processing efficiency.

B. Display?10” wide with Multi Touch

10 inch multi – touch touchscreen, with MSI’s exclusive Wind Touch UI, EasyUse and a magnifier tool, allowing consumers to experience its user friendly design via its perfect touchscreen environment.

C. Memory?DDRII 2GB , SO DIMM*1

D. Storage?512MB NAND Flash On Board + internal SDHC support to 32GB

Built-in 32GB SSD, supplying high speed stable and efficient data access, and efficient power consumption!

E. 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Module: Embedded

Built-in 802.11 high speed wireless Internet and 3G module, allowing you to access the Internet anytime and anywhere.

F. Web Cam: 1.3 M Pixels

1.3 megapixel high resolution Web Cam, combined with MSI’s exclusive facial recognition software EasyFace 2.0 , ensuring ease-of-use and superior information security.

G. GPS: Embedded

Built in GPS chip, supporting various navigation software; together with its 10 inch touchscreen, the MSI Wind Pad 100 forms a valuable personal navigator.

H. Sensor: Embedded

Its built-in gravity sensor (G Sensor), automatically rotates the screen’s image relative to the device’s angle, providing an optimal user experience.

I. Battery Life: 8hrs

A long 8 hours of battery life helps you get though a whole days work without any interruptions!

J. Dimensions: 274 x 173 x 16.6mm

K. Weight: 800g (w/ battery)

Exceptionally compact and lightweight. You’ll want to bring the MSI Wind Pad 100 with you wherever you go.

L. I/O Ports?1x USB, 1x Mini USB, Mini HDMI, DC in, H/P out, SD Reader, SIM Card Slot

M. Includes comprehensive input/output ports, including HDMI and SD card reader. Connecting to a large external screen has never been so easy!

The Wind Pad 110 is Android 2.1 based

Light and handy user focused design with extremely long lasting (10 hours) battery life.
The MSI Wind Pad 110’s stylish exterior achieves the utmost in ergonomic design, with both sides attractively curved to accommodate to the contours of your grasp. Weighing only 850 grams, and providing 10 hours of battery life, it will be your constant companion.

Various swappable stylish casings.
The MSI Wind Pad 110 provides a unique interchangeable back cover, to suit your mood or go with your outfit. You have the freedom to choose the case’s color and material, including a low-key black, a metallic striped cover, or an environmentally friendly and fashionable wood grain texture, allowing the MSI Wind Pad 110 to rid itself of the bland looking cases typically found on tablet PCs, and become a fashion item.

Comprehensive Google Android Operation System
Using the Google Android 2.1 operating system, over 50,000 applications are available for download. Regardless of whether it’s for business, travel or daily life your requirements will be met.


CPU ARM Cortex A9
OS Android 2.1
Display 10” wide with Multi Touch
Memory 512MB NAND Flash On Board
Storage 8~16GB SD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
3G Module Sierra / Ericsson / Hua-Wei
Web Cam 1.3 M Pixels
Battery Life Longer than 10 hours
Dimensions 260 x 180 x 16mm
Weight 850g (w/ battery)
I/O Ports 2*USB 2.0, VGA, RJ45, HDMI
DC in, Mic in, H/P out

Below are pictures of the device.