Foenix 21-5-inch Android 8.1 smart touch computer features MediaTek MT8167A Cortex-A35 SoC

Earlier this week, we covered Wireless Tag’s Industio 7-inch smart display powered by a SigmaStar SSD201 32-bit Arm Cortex-A7 processor and offering both Ethernet and WiFi 4 connectivity.

If you’d like a 64-bit processor, a much larger display size, and faster wireless connectivity,  Innocomm has just introduced the “Foenix Touch Console”  21.5-inch open-frame touch computer based on the same MediaTek MT8167A quad-core Cortex-A35 processor as found in the PlayStation Classic, and capable of Ethernet and WiFi 5 (AC) networking.

Foenix Touch Console Mediatek MT8167A 21.5-inch android Smart Display

Foenix iCOM1019 touch console preliminary specifications:

  • SoC – MediaTek MT8167A quad-core Cortex-A35 processor @ up to 1.5 GHz with PowerVR GE8300 GPU
  • System Memory – 2GB  RAM
  • Storage – 8GB storage, MicroSD card slot
  • Display – 21.5-inch PCAP touchscreen display with 1920×1080 resolution
  • Video Output – Optional HDMI 1.4a
  • Audio – 2-channel 6W amplifier, 2x digital microphones, 3.5mm 4-pole audio jack
  • Camera – Optional 2MP front-facing camera
  • Connectivity
    • 10/100M Ethernet (RJ45)
    • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi 5 2×2 MIMO
    • Bluetooth 4.2 and 5.0 LE long range
    • Optional NFC, ANT+
  • USB – 1x USB 2.0 host port, 1x micro USB 2.0 device port
  • Serial – 3.5mm jack for serial (Tx, Rx, GND)
  • Misc – Power and volume keys
  • Power Supply – 12V/4A via DC jack
  • Dimensions – 52.5 x 31.7 cm
Example of back cover design
Example of back cover design for Foenix touch console

The Foenix touch console runs “Android 8.1 or above”, and supports 10×10 cm VESA mounts. The smart display targets fitness consoles, human-machine interfaces (HMI) for factory and building automation equipment, digital signage, and in-store interaction consoles in the retail space.

Innocomm highlights this is an early product announcement in the product brief, and information is subject to change. Availability and price are not known at this point. More details may be found on the product page.

Via LinuxGizmos

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2 years ago

Why would someone release an a new tabnet or phone with Android 8 now?

Even releasing a new device with Android 9 is pushing it as Android 11 has been released.

I would not buy a new device today that did not at least have Android 9 is my plans was not soley to hack it with an other OS.

2 years ago

At a size of 21.5″ and with VESA mounts, I won’t call this a tablet anymore…. And probably you would not buy a tablet of that size, whatever its Android version 😉

It is not a product for mass consumption, but rather oriented to professionals and to be used in kiosk mode, loaded with a custom app (so it doesn’t care about being bleeding edge OS). Just imagine a kind of usage like self-service point-of-sale in a shop.

2 years ago

I know plenty of people who would want one or several of them in their homes for different interactive displays, including home automation control

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2 years ago

Yeah but this isnt the intended market for this product

2 years ago

kids need bigger screen for their online classrooms now. 10 inch tablet too small.

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