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Zii EGG

Feature Rich Applications Development Platform

The Zii EGG | Developer Edition, is a sleek, handheld development platform that enables Integrators, Developers and OEMs to create customized applications and devices supporting Linux-based Plaszma OS and Android development. The rich feature set of the energy efficient Zii EGG provides a powerful platform for creating compelling solutions that benefit from its advanced UI capabilities, multi-format audio and video processing, web browsing, OpenGL ES 3D graphics, content streaming and up to 1080p high-definition video output.

Plaszma is a powerful open standard platform that allows you to move swiftly from application development to profit. Based on the ZMS-05 media-rich applications processor Plaszma and Zii EGG provide the essential building blocks for creating compelling 'own brand' media-rich devices and applications. Register today to request the pre-release Plaszma developer tools and Zii EGG.

The energy efficient Zii EGG handheld platform is packed with features that provide exciting opportunities to develop customized applications and devices. Feature highlights include: 10-point multi-gesture touchscreen , GPS receiver, forward and rear facing cameras, Bluetooth, HD-output port, full size SDHC card slot, 256MB RAM, 32GB Flash Memory, Wi-Fi and more.


Market Ready

With all the design, manufacturing and industry certifications such as CE and FCC taken care of, the Zii EGG leaves developers free to focus on innovation.


Sleek Design

This sleek design packs a rich feature set into a compact handheld form factor.


Media-Rich Applications Processor

At the heart of the Zii EGG, the evolutionary ZMS-05 System-On-Chip delivers an unrivalled visual computing experience that couples flexibility and performance with low-energy consumption.


1080p HD Output

Connect to your HD TV with the optional HD cable accessory to view your content as it was meant to be seen. Enjoy videos and photos from your media collection in full 1080p HD glory.


Broad OS Support

The powerful Plaszma Core software harnesses the full capabilities of the ZMS processor and supports both Plaszma OS and Android development environments. A simple firmware upgrade means developers can choose the OS that bests fits their needs.


Dual Cameras

The forward facing VGA and rear facing HD cameras enable developers to create customised applications that turn the Zii EGG into a pocket-sized high-definition photo, movie or video-conferencing device.


High Performance 2D and 3D Graphics

The high-performance 3D OpenGL ES acceleration delivered by the ZMS-05 processor allows developers to create compelling 3D applications that take advantage of the 42 million texture pixel/sec fill rate for advanced UIs, games, navigation and more.


Text to Speech

The TTS engine, utilizing a human-like synthesized voice, gives developers exciting opportunities to transform the Zii EGG into a device to aid the visually impaired, provide enhanced educational resource or to create audio eBooks.


Full size SDHC slot

The full-sized high-capacity SD card slot adds the flexibility to expand beyond the built in Flash memory of the device to create a pocket sized media hub supporting up to 64GB of storage


GPS Receiver

Developers can create advanced location-based applications and 3D navigation systems that benefit from the enhanced accuracy, coverage and responsiveness that the integrated hardware GPS can offer.


10-point Multi-Gesture Touch Screen

The 10-point multi-gesture touch screen allows applications to respond to single and multiple touches and gestures to enrich the user experience. Experience graphics, games and movies in rich, vivid colors on the 3.5" 480x320 HVGA true-color display.



ZiiEGG Layout

Feature Highlights

3.5" 320x480 true-color capacitive 10-point multi-touch display
X-Fi audio processing
Up to 32GB internal NAND Flash
256MB RAM
HDTV support via HD Cable
Composite video In/Out
Forward facing VGA camera
Rear Facing HD camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Hardware GPS receiver with antenna
3-axis Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Full size SDHC slot (supports up to 32GB of external SDHC Card)
USB 2.0 Mini-B (MTP and Charging)
Universal Docking connector (HDMI, USB, Audio Line-In/Line-Out, Composite-In/Out, UART)
Headphone socket, built in speaker and microphone
1200mAH rechargeable lithium-ion battery
FCC and CE certification
Supports Linux-based Plaszma OS and Android
115 x 62 x 12 mm
Light weight: 108grams


Important Notes

Pricing, product specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. The Zii EGG is designed for developers, integrators and OEMs. To utilize some of the Zii EGG features may require a firmware update that will be available in the future or will require developers to create or procure software to utilize the features. The Zii EGG may not be available, or for on-line purchase in all regions, please follow the buy link for more details. Package contents may vary according to different regions. 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes, available capacity will be less and reported capacity will vary depending on available SD card models supported.