Most of the big tablet makers out there have failed to deliver Android 4.0 to their latest slates and yes, I’m looking at you Motorola and Samsung, but minor companies seem to always manage to deliver. And now we have the Polaroid 7 inch tablet with Android 4.0 and since I’ve heard of this brand before, I’m pretty sure it’s not the same one as the famous company that makes/ or made cameras.
The new device is dubbed the PMID701i and has just showed up on the FCC website, getting ready for a summer launch. This is a device that follows a series of other Polaroid devices unveiled at CES, which is the reason why I know this not the company you were thinking about. The tablet runs ICS out of the box and it’s powered by a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, it has a 7 inch display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution and 512 MB of RAM. Plus, there’s also 4GB of storage on board, WiFi and microSDHC storage.
Its battery should provide 5-6 hours of functioning time and seeing all these specs, I can easily figure out this is a pretty low end tablet. It should be priced at about $150 if we were to be fair about its hardware, but let’s see what the maker will decide fit, when it comes to pricing. Sadly, the Polaroid tablet won’t support access to Google Play Store, but at least it provides access to Amazon’s AppStore.