LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coby Electronics Corporation, the CE leader with products designed to fit every lifestyle, is now shipping its highly-anticipated all-new collection of Android™ 4.0 OS – "Ice Cream Sandwich" – Internet tablets. With its introduction this month of two standout models, the 7" MID7042-4 and 9.7" MID9742-8, Coby is ahead of the competition in bringing Internet tablets pre-installed with the latest Android OS to consumers. With a wide variety of unique styles and sizes to choose from, all of the new models are attractively priced at under $300 each.
"Coby is excited to be one of the very first companies to put ICS tablets into the hands of consumers nationwide," said Jodi Sally, Vice President of Marketing, Coby Electronics. "After such a warm reception in January at CES, where we showcased our new 4.0 models, we're proud to introduce these sought-after, feature-packed new units to retailers everywhere."
Coby has achieved significant sales momentum for its lineup of Android-based Internet tablets, reaching #1 brand unit market share in December 2011, according to data from a leading market research firm.
First to arrive this month are the 7" MID7042-4 (16:9 aspect ratio; SRP* $179) and 9.7" MID9742-8 (4:3 aspect ratio; SRP $279). The additional units in the collection, to debut this spring, include the: 8" MID8042-4 (4:3 aspect ratio; SRP $229), 9" MID9042-8 (16:10 aspect ratio; SRP $259), 10" MID1042-8 (16.9 aspect ratio; SRP $289) and 10" MID1045-8 (16:10 aspect ratio; SRP $299).
With seamless access to thousands of free apps through the GetJar® app store, Coby's newest tablets boast must-have features such as:
- 1GHz ARM® Cortex™ - A8 processor
- Lightning-fast 802.11 b/g/n wireless
- 1GB of RAM for seamless multi-tasking
- 8GB built-in storage on 9," 9.7" and 10" models; 4GB built-in storage on 7" and 8" models
- Expandable storage memory up to 32GB
- Built-in camera
Coby's line-up of Android 4.0 ICS tablets will arrive at major retailers across the country starting this month.
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.
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