Ex-Google employees publish Microsoft Surface clone with Android

The Remix Ultra Tablet is the company Jide a Microsoft Surface clone with a Latin based Android operating system called Remix OS – this is very similar to Windows. 8

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is one of the best tablets out there if you want to replace a notebook at the same time and work productively. This is mainly due to the built-in kickstand and an excellent keyboard cover. But how would such a device with Android? The apparently wanted three former employees of Google to find out and presented with their company Jide at CES, the so-called “Ultra Tablet”.
The Remix Ultra Tablet is the company Jide a Microsoft Surface clone with a Latin based Android
Visually, the Ultra Tablet Surface of the series is very similar. There is a kickstand and a keyboard cover. Many design elements are very similar to Tablets by Microsoft. But it’s not just the hardware that reminds directly to a surface, but also the software. While running on the Android Tablet Ultra, but this was highly adapted under the name “Remix OS”. There is a bottom taskbar and apps that are very similar to the Modern UI design from Microsoft.

The internal hardware is more akin again more an Android tablet. So the guys from Jide have installed an NVIDIA Tegra 4 chipset, 2GB RAM and 64GB internal memory and. There is a microUSB port and a magnetic port to charge the device. The 11.6-inch screen has a full HD resolution.

With so many similarities to the Surface Pro 3, it may be no coincidence that resemble the very Tablets. Microsoft is here may fret and check whether they would take legal action against Jide. But for us, the consumers’ Ultra Tablet “with the Remix OS is at least interesting. However, it is quite unlikely that the tablet will appear in the near future and outside the United States.

Here are a hands-on video from CES: