Polaroid 7-inch Internet Tablet

Polaroid's 7-inch Internet Tablet is a minimalist device that goes for $120 to $130.

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The Polaroid 7-inch Internet Tablet runs Android 4.0 and is currently available on Amazon for $120 and from Target for $130. The tablet houses a Cortex A8 1GHz processor, 512MB 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 Micro-USB port and built-in 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. The screen sports a low resolution of 800x480 pixels and a front-facing video 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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Eric Franklin is a section editor covering how to and tablets. He's also co-host of CNET's do-it-yourself and how-to show, The Fix and is a 20-year tech industry veteran.

 

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