Coby Electronics, the maker of cheap Android tablets and other electronics, has announced five new Android tablets that will run the new Ice Cream Sandwich. The tablet will come in five different screen variants: 7-inch MID7042 (4:3 aspect ratio), 8-inch MID8042 (4:3 aspect ratio), 9-inch MID9042 (4:3 aspect ratio), 9.7-inch MID9742 (4:3 aspect ratio), and a 10-inch MID1042 (4:3 aspect ratio). The tablets will be landing in the first quarter of 2012, after seeing a debut — presumably with a ton of other Android tablets — at CES 2012.
All five variants will pack a 1 GHz RM Cortex A8 processor and multi-touch capacitive touch screen underneath.Other specs include 1GB of RAM, expandable memory up 32 GB, Wi-Fi, and 1080P HD playback. There’s no word on if this device will actually have the Android Market pre-loaded or what the actual price will be. We’ve posted the full press release after the break. (via AndroidCentral)
Coby Electronics Corporation, the CE leader with products designed to fit every lifestyle, rings in the New Year with the launch of Android 4.0 OS – Ice Cream Sandwich – Internet tablets. Among the first to market with one of the largest lineups of Ice Cream Sandwich-operated tablets, Coby will debut five standout introductory models, giving consumers a wide variety of styles and sizes – all at incredible prices – starting Q1 2012.
Coby will unveil its newest tablets at the International Consumer Electronics Show, January 10-13, 2012. -Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Coby Electronics Corporation) LAKE SUCCESS, NY UNITED STATES
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Coby Electronics Corporation, the CE leader with products designed to fit every lifestyle, today announced it will ring in the New Year with the exciting launch of its all-new, highly-anticipated collection of Android™ 4.0 OS – “Ice Cream Sandwich” – Internet tablets. Among the first to market with one of the largest lineups of Ice Cream Sandwich-operated tablets, Coby will debut five standout introductory models, giving consumers a wide variety of unique styles and sizes to choose from – all at incredible prices – starting Q1 2012. The brand-new Coby Android 4.0 OS tablet collection will be unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show, Booth #12027, in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 10-13, 2012.
“Coby is thrilled to announce our premiere range of feature-packed Android 4.0-powered Internet tablets that will put the world in consumers’ hands as never before,” said Jodi Sally, Vice President of Marketing, Coby Electronics. “We also are proud to be among the first companies to make available a wide range of the newest, Ice Cream Sandwich-operated units, helping to further underscore our commitment to meeting the demands of a broad base of consumers with innovative products in the hottest CE categories.”
Following on the success of Coby’s current top-selling Internet tablets, the exciting Android 4.0 assortment will include the 7″ MID7042, 8″ MID8042 (4:3 aspect ratio), 9″ MID9042, 9.7″ MID9742 (4:3 aspect ratio), and 10″ MID1042. With lightning-fast access to thousands of apps and wireless web browsing, the upcoming units all will feature 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU and offer capacitive multi-touch screens, up to 1GB of RAM, expandable memory up to 32GB, Wi-Fi and HDMI 1080p output. Overall, Coby has stream-lined its features to address the core applications including: browsing the web, playing games, email and viewing one’s favorite media.
About Coby Electronics Corporation Headquartered in Lake Success, New York, Coby Electronics Corporation is a leading supplier of quality consumer electronics products. Since its inception in 1991, Coby has risen through the ranks of the consumer electronics industry. Today, the company is redefining the way consumer electronics products are created, emerging as an industry leader in a challenging economy. With an understanding of its customers’ needs and desires, Coby has developed a strategy of maintaining a competitive cost structure in the industry without compromising the quality of its products. Within the past decade, Coby’s team of inventors, engineers and designers have earned a number of U.S. patents and design awards, with several additional patents pending. For more information, visit Coby Electronics and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter.