Those looking for a cheaper tablet option have one more choice – the Coby Kyros MID7024. Priced at just $171.40, the the Coby Kyros MID7024 is not all about a cheap price tag but also of performance though of the modest order.
Built around a 1 GHz Samsung S5PV210 ARM Cortex-A8 processor, the Coby Kyros runs Android 2.2 Froyo and comes with a 512 MB RAM. It’s comparable to the Nook Color though comes with a 7 inch resistive touchscreen with a rather low resolution of just 800 x 480 pixels.
The rest of the spec story with the Coby Kyros MID7024 comprise of 802.11b/g WiFi, internal storage of 4GB though there is also an SDHC card slot to help store some more. The tablet also includes HDMI and USB ports as well as an integrated mic, speakers and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The Kyros MID7024 will also be able to play back 1080p HD video and comes equipped with a 2000mAh battery. Amazon is currently accepting orders for the tablet.
All in all, a decent tablet package at a decent price.
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