Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID7012

Coby's MID7012 tablet is a minimalist device that starts at around $85.

The MID7012 is marketed as an Internet tablet. Coby

The Coby Kyros MID7012 tablet runs Android 2.3 and is currently available for as low as $83 on Amazon. The tablet houses an 800MHz Telechips Arm11 processor and 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to 16GB via the tablet's built-in microSD card slot.

It also includes a Mini-USB port and built-in 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi. The screen sports a low resolution of 800x480 pixels with no camera included.

The tablet is being marketed as a low-cost minimalist device used for Web surfing and e-book reading. Don't expect Nexus 7 levels of power or even anything comparable to a Kindle Fire .

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