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Polaroid unveils no-frills 7-inch tablet for $129

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Polaroid has introduced a new tablet at CES this week. The tablets main selling point is its price, which is just $129, undercutting all existing 7-inch devices from known brands. Polaroid's new M7 has a 7-inch, 1,280 x 800 pixel display with 216ppi, an unspecified dual-core processor, a 2MP front camera and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded via microSD cards. Additionally, ...

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#1
No RAM specs, that could be a not buy depending on whats inside and what quad core processor it uses, to vague to gauge a real comparison to the somewhat knowledgeable consumer.
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#2
Originally posted by pollution:
No RAM specs, that could be a not buy depending on whats inside and what quad core processor it uses, to vague to gauge a real comparison to the somewhat knowledgeable consumer.

I read somewhere it was

M7= 1.6GHz dual-core A9 processor with 1GB of RAM

m10= quad-core Cortex A7 CPU with 1GB of RAM
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#3
Sounds decent enough for its price point.

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#4
i.e. some cheap Chinese thing w/ the Polaroid whore name slapped on it!
#5
Originally posted by bbbob:
Originally posted by pollution:
No RAM specs, that could be a not buy depending on whats inside and what quad core processor it uses, to vague to gauge a real comparison to the somewhat knowledgeable consumer.

I read somewhere it was

M7= 1.6GHz dual-core A9 processor with 1GB of RAM

m10= quad-core Cortex A7 CPU with 1GB of RAM
Where did you find that? Is it official?
#6
Originally posted by xnonsuchx:
i.e. some cheap Chinese thing w/ the Polaroid whore name slapped on it!

You mean, the same almost every tablet, laptop and desktop makers do: Put the logo of their brand in the external case of anything built by little chinese children in Foxconn factories.

BTW, am I the only one or that screen layout shown in the picture resembles to Microsoft's Metro quite a bit?

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#7
Originally posted by dali:
BTW, am I the only one or that screen layout shown in the picture resembles to Microsoft's Metro quite a bit?
Indeed it does. I was just thinking about that.
#8
Originally posted by PraisesToAllah:
Originally posted by dali:
BTW, am I the only one or that screen layout shown in the picture resembles to Microsoft's Metro quite a bit?
Indeed it does. I was just thinking about that.
It is just a home screen theme. I know because I know someone that one with it.
#9
Nexus 7 is still a better deal, $249 for Quad+1 Tegra 3 and a 32 GB Flash

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#10
Nexus 7 is still a better deal, $249 for Quad+1 Tegra 3 and a 32 GB Flash

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