Computer Company from Indonesia, Axioo, finally entered the tablets market and smartphones with Google’s Android platform. When the first product launched it was not called a tablet, or a smartphone. Axioo called it MID (Mobile Internet Devices).

“Called the MID because it can function as a tablet once a telephony functions such as smartphones,” said David Kartono, Axioo’s VP Product Development & International Sales, when introducing the product last week. For Internet access is available options via WiFi or GSM/3G/HSDPA network.

Indonesian special theme was brought as a form of differentiation with similar competitors products. According to Budi Wahyu Jati, Corporate Division Director of Axioo International, their party has its own product design team that can do the customization of products which coming into the Indonesian market.

Although the specification is not too different from its rivals, Axioo Picopad comes with a distinctive appearance. Distinctively include a menu that has been customized with a choice of the Indonesian language. In addition, Axioo also includes some optional batik (ethnic fabric from Indonesia) background wallpaper.

The operating system used in Android 2.2 or Froyo and in it is connected to the Android Market which provides more than 100,000 applications for free or paid. This device uses the Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz ARM11 processor. 512 MB NAND Flash internal memory capacity and 512 MB of DDR RAM and supports 32 GB micro SD external memory. In the sales package included 16 GB micro SD memory.

Other features include a 3 MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front cameras. Axioo Picopad use 7-inch touch screen, TFT capacitive type with a resolution of 800 x 480 WVGA. 3,200 mAh batteries that is resistant to 550 hours standby time.

Axioo Picopad priced at under IDR 5 million or about USD 526. Besides in Indonesia, this product will also be marketed to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. The sales package will include a Bluetooth headset to allow users when making a phone call.

Reportedly, the latest Axioo products will also participate on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011 in Las Vegas, USA, 6-9 January 2011 and brought the latest processor technology that will be launched at the same time.