Most people do not need a high end tablet for what they plan to do with such a device. But while tablets such as iPad or Google Nexus 7 are too “well-endowed” and oftentimes too pricey for the average consumer, the lower end tablet market is full of brands nobody heard off. Most buyers will spend hours going through reviews for the most popular tablets, but when it comes to tablets under $100, it’s going to take you a while before making a decision.
When it comes to unknown tablet brands under $100, the Coby Kyros 7-inch has been getting 3.3 out of 5 stars and it is what people call “better than expected”. It’s not easy to put through comparison a tablet you haven’t ever heard about before, but it was the consumer reviews that often make people make the purchase or not. And as an anonymous as the Coby Kyros tablet might be, those who bought it (for themselves, or as a gift for family) were satisfied with what it offers for the price tag.
You might be a bit reticent about buying an unknown tablet brand, but the Wi-Fi Coby Kyros 7-inch is just like any other Android tablet. At 7.5 x 4.4 x 0.5 (WHD) and 0.65 lbs, the Coby Kyros tablet comes with Android 4.0 and a high speed 1GHz processor that makes web browsing and running apps speedy. It delivers the multitasking feature that Android is so proud of, while remaining comfortable for use around the home, office and even during traveling.
The auto-orient resistive/touchscreen LCD (WVGA 800 x 480) can be operated with the finger or a stylus, and although it is being promoted as being “accurate to at least display pixel resolution”, some buyers reported issues using it. Not being responsive or sensitive enough was at the top of the flaws.
Amazon sells Coby Kyros 7-inch at $99.99 but you can get even better deals ($74.99).
Instead of Google Play you have GetJar, a free Android App store.
Only 4GB inbuilt storage. Can be expanded up to 32GB with a micro SDHC card.
Many users reported they couldn’t watch movies on Netflix from the Coby Kyros 7-inch tablet, but several researched the issue and found that you can download it with 1 mobile.com.
If you’re looking for a low-cost tablet that could entertain your kid while you’re doing chores around the house or office, the Coby Kyros 7-inch tablet is worth its price.