Large Screen Chumby Coming Next Month

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Tim Higgins

A new large screen Chumby is on the way.

The new chumby8 sports an 8-inch 800×600 LCD touchscreen and two USB ports, CF and SD slots for easy media access.

The new cloud app player has a revamped WebKit-based web browser for in-app link access and a new user interface with streamlined navigation.

Other features include improved sharing features, access to more Internet radio stations and podcasts (including Pandora, SHOUTcast, iheartradio), a new event scheduling service and ability to customized chumby content without a computer.

chumby8 front and side views

The chumby8 will ship starting April 5, but is available today for preorder today. It comes in black and red and is priced at $199.

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