Most of the main stream tablet manufacturers have already announced that they will be rolling out their Google android version 4.0 ice cream sandwich operating system tablet models soon. But some smaller manufacturers have rolled out ICS tablets well before these marketing giants. The latest announcement into the ICS segment was made by Coby and they have squeezed out six models in total. This is a very worthy and impressive effort by Coby.
These tablets may not satisfy the tech enthusiast who is looking for the most cutting edge specs from the tablets but it has many good and impressive specs. The most impressive and notable fact is that they all run in the latest android operating system. The six individual models mainly differ in their screen size and resolution. The screen sizes vary from 7 inches to 10 inches.
The first model in the line up is Coby MID7042 which has a 7 inch screen. This screen packs in a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. If you want a slightly higher display size you can opt for Coby MID8042 tablet which has a screen size of 8 inches. Here the screen resolution is about 800 x 600 pixels. The next screen size is the 9 inch version, Coby MID9042. It packs in a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Usually after the 9 inch version most manufacturers will go straight into the 10 inch screen size, but not Coby.
They have an intermediate tablet, Coby MID9742, having a screen size of 9.7 inches. Here the display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels. Next the biggest display in the lot, the 10 inch one is featured in Coby MID1042. The 10 inch tablet has a display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. If you want the same screen size but better resolution, then opt for Coby MID10245 which has a 10 inch screen along with 1280 x 800 pixels.
All the other specs in the tablet are almost common like the single core Cortex 8 processor with a clock speed of 1 GHz. 1 GB of RAM is also provided to assist the CPU in the processing activities. On the connectivity part they are provided with HDMI connectivity as well as USB ports. There is an expandable memory card too. Front facing camera is common in all models. 7 inch and 8 inch tablets are provided with internal memory capacity of 4 GB and the rest have 8 GB storage capacity.
Coby tablets price range varies from Rs. 9,000/- to Rs. 15,000/-.