Chumby8

The Chumby8 is a device from Chumby Industries. It has an 8-inch LCD touchscreen display, 2 USB ports, CF slot, SD slot, and stereo speakers. The Chumby8 is an app player that has access to over 1500 free apps, a web browser, alarm settings, and the ability to play pictures and music from external storage devices. It can also access 10,000 internet radio and podcast stations.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 5, 2011
  • Price at launch: $199.00

What You Need To Know

  • Has an 8-inch LCD touchscreen
  • Offers over 10,000 internet radio and podcast stations
  • Features a full alarm system that allows waking up to music stations and apps

Verge Review

Is Chumby all grown up? Well, maybe we should be taking a step back: do you even know what Chumby is? The California company has been shipping hardware for nearly five years now, but they’re still very much under the radar — odds are pretty good you don’t have a Chumby, nor do you know anyone who does. That said, they’ve managed to attract a following that’s far too large to ignore. Both Sony and Best Buy have felt strongly enough about the company’s platform to design and release their own...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 5.5 inches
Screen size (diagonal) 8 inches
Operating system Proprietary
CPU brand Marvell
RAM size 128 MB

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 6.75 inches
Width 8.7 inches
Thickness 5.5 inches
Color Red, Black
Speakers Stereo
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 8 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 800 px
Resolution (Y) 600 px
PPI 125
Touchscreen type Resistive
Software
Operating system Proprietary
Processor
CPU brand Marvell
CPU model Armada 166
Clock speed 800 MHz
Memory
RAM size 128 MB
Storage
Internal size 2 GB
External storage Yes
External storage support MMC, SD, CompactFlash
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11g, 802.11b
Ports
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections USB
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