Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID7042

Coby's Kyros MID7042 is a minimalist tablet that starts at about $110.

The MID7042 is marketed as an Internet tablet. Coby

The Coby Kyros MID7042 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 and is currently available for as low as $110 on Amazon and Newegg. The tablet houses a 1GHz Allwinner Cortex A8 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to 32GB 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 a front-facing VGA (0.3-megapixel) camera.

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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