Ainol has stopped producing NOVO 7 ELF II . It is now replaced by NOVO 7 Crystal. NOVO 7 Crystal has upgraded the screen from 1024×600 screen to to 1024×600 IPS screen , upgraded Google Android from 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the 4.1 Jelly Bean, the same version used on Google Nexus 7 . You can get Ainlo NOVO 7 Crystal with even lower price ($99.99) than NOVO 7 ELF II from us.
Dec 17: Once again, Ainol pulled off its new NOVO 7 Crystal release at the last minute. It didn’t ship out last Thursday, but will be end of today, Sunday 17, 2012. We are going to receive the first bunch tomorrow and we will try to ship out all pre-orders tomorrow. We decide to give all customers who pre-ordered Crystal an free upgrade to Express Shipping . Hopefully you will receive it before Christmas. Since DHL requires phone number, If you provided phone number in your PayPal, then we will ship by DHL; otherwise, we will ship by Singapore EMS.
Dec. 7. Ainol just received 10000 Crystal screens and they start producing Crystal. We will receive the first bunch next week. Order now if you want your Crystal for Christmas. This is your last chance to get Crystal before Christmas.
Dec. 6. Ainol still hasn’t released Crystal yet due to short of screen.
Nov 26. We just confirmed with Ainol, they will release Crystal this week, and we will receive the first bunch.
Nov 19, 2012: Ainol still haven’t released Crystal, but according to them, we could receive Crystal any day from today.
Oct. 29, 2012: Ainol will release Crystal next week, and we are going to receive the first bunch. It’s approaching Christmas shopping season, so Ainol tablet supply is very tight. Flame is out of stock in all retail stores and even at Ainol. So, you better pre-order Crystal now if you want to get a hold of Ainol tablet for your Christmas gift.
Oct 21, 2012: Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal ’s production is still not resumed yet. According to Ainol, it will resumed by end of Oct. Ainol may add bluetooth or GPS function into the new Crystal. All pre-orders of Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal are not shipped. Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal entered production in mid of September. However, an IPS screen issue was found on the first bunch of Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal. Ainol stopped the production because of this. Engineers at Ainol are working very hard to fix this issue. It was supposed to fix the issue in a week, but it has been more than a month now.
Update on Sept. 25. Ainol found an IPS screen issue in its first week production. Now they are working on it, and Crystal release is postponed to next week.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal is the first tablet with dual-core CPU and Android 4 .1 Jelly Bean. The dua-core CPU is AMLogic 8726-M6, ARM Cortex-A9 based dual-core 1.4GHz CPU with integrated quad-core Mali 400 GPU. The NOVO Crystal runs the latest Google Android 4 .1 Jelly Bean operating system, and features a multi-touch 7-inch high resolution 1024 x 600 pixel all-angle IPS display.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal tablet also features a 2.0MP front camera, and supports 1080p Full HD video playback. With the 3G (with external dongle) and Wi-Fi connection, you can browsing the web anywhere and anytime.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal tablet is powered by 3700 mAh battery for longer battery life (Standby 15 days, Web 7 hours, video 5 to 6 hours, 3D game 6 hours, audio 12~15 hours).
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal has HDMI port, you can output video to your big screen TV.
Ainol NOVO Crystal also has other functions, OTG Function, E-book reader, audio and video playback and so on.
Android 4 .1 Jelly Bean
NOVO7 Crystal is one of the first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablets. This is the same OS that Google Nexus 7 has. The new designed Google Android 4.1 has kept many good features in 4.0 systems, and improved the GUI with better layout, making it more intuitive, more smooth transition. You can even merge the file folders like in iOS, switch between multi-tasks, plus all new widget tools.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal is running the latst dual-core CPU from AMLogic . AMLogic 8726-M6 is the second generation ARM Cortex-A9 based and has an integrated quad-core Mali 400 GPU. AMLogic 8726-M6 is made with the advanced 40nm process technology, which consumes less power and runs faster. AMLogic 8726-M6 has the same architecture and made by the same process technology as Apple A5, the CPU in Apple iPad 2.
High speed DDR 3 1.0 GB
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal has 1GB DDR3 RAM – this allows for numerous tasks and apps to be run at the same time with no loss in speed or responsiveness. Furthermore this allows data to be processed faster, meaning 3D games run better than ever!
Official Google Market ( Google Play ) Access
Hardware Accelerated Web Browser
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal render webpages using its hardware, the dual-core CPU and quad core GPU. Webpages are extremely responsive when you tap the page to move up-down, left-right, and zoom in-out.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal supports 1080p Full HD , and all other HD formats in more than 20 file formats, such as MKV, AVI, RM, FLV, WMV. Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal automatically recognizes HD TV connection, and outputs video signal to TV. It displays on both tablet and TV for all operations. When HD video is playing, the tablet screen will be off.
High Resolution Multi-touch Capacitive Screen
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal has 5-Point Mult-touch plus ALPS touch buttons, 1024×600 pixel high resolution, gives you excellent performance for playing games and watching videos.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal supports WiFi standard 802.1 b/g/n, and also supports external 3G dongles (see supported 3G dongle list at the end for more details).
The enclosure (shell) of the Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal is thinner than most 7″ tablets. DVFS and Smart MPU dynamically adjust the power, plus the big 3700 mAh battery, you can enjoy non-stop web surfing 7 hours, watching video 5 to 6 hours, playing 3D game 6 hours, and listening to music 12~15 hours.
2MP HD Front Facing Webcam
The built-in 2MP HD front facing webcam on Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal supports photo, video shooting, and teleconference.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal supports EXFAT, NTFS, FAT32, and multi-partionned disk drives, so you can play video files larger than 4GB.
The Most Sensitive Gravity Sensor on the Market
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal has built-in 3 axis gravity sensor, super sensitive.
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal Hot spots:
Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9 based AMLogic 8726-M6 1.4GHz CPU
Quad-Core Mali-400 GPU
Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system
7.0 inch Capacitive Multi-touch all-angle IPS Screen(5 Points), 1024*600 pixels high resolution
Fast DDR3 1GB RAM
2.0MP Front Camera
Built in 8GB Memory.(Android System consumes about 2.2GB)
Support WIFI 802.1 b/g/n
Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal Specifications:
Model: Ainol NOVO7 Crystal
CPU: 2nd generation ARM Cortex-A9 based AMLogic 8726-M6 1.4GHz CPU
GPU: Quad-Core Mali-400
Operation System: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
RAM: 1GB DDR3
Nand Flash: 8GB(Android System consumes about 2.2GB)
Shell Material: Plastic
Screen Size: 7 Inch
Type: Capacitive Screen (5 points)
Screen Resolution: 1024 x 600 IPS screen
Extend Card: Support TF card up to 16GB (Not includes)
Camera: Yes, 2.0MP Front Camera.
Gravity Sensor: Yes
Multi-Touch : Yes, 5 points touch
Video: AVI/MOV/MP4/RMVB/FLV/MKV (more format supported via 3th party player such as rock player)
Ebook: TXT, PDF, HTML, RTF, FB2
Email and Browser: Yes, built in
WIFI: 802.11 b/g/n
Earphone Interface: 3.5mm
Language: Indonesia, Dansk, Deutsch, Chinese, English, Spanish, Germany, Italian, French, Latvia, Malay, Nederlands, Poland, Romania, Russian, Greek etc.
Other Applications : Office, Browser, Gallery, Clock, Calculator, Calendar,? Gmail…
Product Size: 189.3x120x11.2mm
–1 x TF card port
–1 x MINI USB port
–1 x 3.5mm earphone port
Color: Black, White
NOVO 7 Crystal from us is a special English edition for oversea market.
1 x Ainol NOVO7 Crystal tablet
1 x Power adapter
1 x Earphone
1 x USB cable
1 x Quick Start Guide in English
Supported 3G Dongles
We ship it world wide. The shipping cost is $14.95 no matter where you are.
If you want your item to be delivered in US within 5~7 business days, you can do so by purchasing the additionalexpress shipping ($9.95 per item) once you place your order. We will ship it by FedEx, DHL, UPS, or EMS.
You may be able to find some online store selling it for few dollars cheaper, but all of those stores are based in Shenzhen, China. It would cost your $40~$60 to ship your tablet back to them if you need replacement or repair, while uPlay Tablet is Ainol’s distributor in North America, our office and customer service are in Silicon Valley, California, your return and repair are handled in California as well.
Check out our Ainol NOVO 7 Crystal support forum. Have a question about this tablet? ask your question here. You will get answer by email.