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CES 2012: Coby has nine Ice Cream Sandwich tablets

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Back in December, Coby announced it will be releasing five Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets in 2012. By the time I was done walking around Coby’s floor space at CES 2012, I came away with information on nine tablets.

All of Coby’s Ice Cream Sandwich tablets have capacitive touchscreens with the exception of one model. They all come with either a 7-inch, 8-inch, 9-inch, 9.7-inch or 10.1-inch display. The pricing on these tablets will also vary depending on specs such as processors, internal storage, aspect ratio and camera. It’s a lot to consider when trying to decide which Coby tablet is best for you.

Thankfully, Coby’s Ice Cream Sandwich tablets won’t be that expensive. The most expensive tablet (the 10.1-inch model) will be sold for around $299. One of the 7-inch models will go for around $180. Release dates were not given to me, but these tablets are a part of Coby’s spring line-up.

Without going over the slightly different specs for all nine tablets, I’ll just cover the specs on the high end and low end Ice Cream Sandwich tablets.

MID7034-4

- Android 4.0

- 7-inch 800×480 WVGA display

- 1GHz Cortex A8 (VI Micro) processor

- 512 MB RAM

- 4GB Internal storage (expandable to 32GB)

- USB 2.0 port

MID1045-8

- 10.1 inch widescreen 1280×800 WXGA display

- 1GHz Cortex A8 Allwinner processor

- 1GB RAM

- 8GB Internal storage (expandable to 32GB)

- 1 megapixel front camera

- USB 2.0 port

- Mini HDMI port

None of these tablets seem to support the official Android Market. Coby is using GetJar to supply its tablets with apps. We’ll have a video showing one of the tablets in action soon.

Read [GadgeTell @ CES 2012]

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