Polaroid M7 is a Nexus 7-like tablet for $129, coming this Spring
posted by Victor H. / Jan 09, 2013, 6:27 AM
Polaroid isn’t the first name to come to mind when speaking about Android devices and tablets in particular, but the company wants to change that perception by bringing a powerful and very affordable no-compromise 7-inch tablet at CES 2013, the Polaroid M7.
Just as Acer’s Iconia B1, the Polaroid M7 undercuts the Nexus 7 price and flaunts a starting price point of $129.
At the same time, it has a 7-inch 1,280 x 800 pixel display, a dual-core processor of unspecified kind, a 2-megapixel camera and expandable internal storage via microSD cards. The Polaroid M7 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that takes lag out of Ice Cream Sandwich, and overall at that price it definitely seems to hit all requirements on our wishlist and has everything it needs to sell to the masses.
Would you be interested in buying an affordable device like the Polaroid M7 for yourself or as a gift, or are you instead looking at pricier but better-specced alternatives?
N7 started it all, customers now have tonnes of affordable quality tablets to choose.
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 6:52 AM 5
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But N7 is still the best !!
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 7:03 AM 7
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i think amazon kindle fire started it all..since google isnt very happy that kindle is the best selling android tablet on its time!! but yeah n7 is a good choice!! but hoping the next 7" nexus includes rear camera!
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 6:33 PM 1
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Now this will annihilate Acer iconia B1, and in some places even Nexus 7. I know some of you will start jumping in favour of Nexus 7, but keep this in mind, that world over Nexus 7 is not available for 199$, then it does t have any camera, and also it doesn't have expandable memory..........
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 7:21 AM 0
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Well it seems lik no one can give Quad Core in the 100-180 $ price range !!! very sad ...So Google still is the Winner & they released it last year...it really disappoints me...
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 7:39 AM 0
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Do we have a release date? I want a well rounded budget 7"-er until the 10" market settles down in the low $300s @2600k, A15 4-core, I'd imagine around November. This baby with the SD slot sounds awfully tempting. Any chance to get it before March?
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 8:08 AM 0
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IS Polaroid trying to get sued by Microsoft..? I thought this was a RT Tablet for a second.
posted on Jan 09, 2013, 8:54 AM 1
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Hmm looks like Microsoft lawyers are going to get a work out folks. this OS looks like Microsoft "Modern UI" tiles AKA metro tiles. Microsoft created this interface so they would not get sued by Apple or android. I do not think that they will let others use it without a court Patent Violation fight
posted on Jan 10, 2013, 8:30 PM 0
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