Nextbook has a history of offering some impressively cheap tablets with decent hardware specifications. The company is back with a new tablet featuring a 9.7-inch TFT color display and a MSRP of $279.99. Considering the screen size, the pricing of under $280 is impressive and the tablet runs Android 4.0.
The tablet is officially called the Nextbook Premium 10SE and is available now for purchase. The 9.7-inch screen supports five-finger multitouch and the tablet is pre-loaded with a number of apps for reading and cloud storage. The screen resolution is 1024 x 768.
The tablet runs a 1 GHz processor with 1 GB of RAM. It also features a G-sensor that automatically rotates the screen for landscape or portrait viewing. Internal storage is to 8 GB of flash memory and the tablet has a USB port and a microSD card slot supporting up to 32 GB of additional storage. The tablet also has integrated Wi-Fi and OTA firmware updating capability.
Other features include a front-facing 0.3-megapixel camera, 25 pre-loaded digital books, an integrated speaker, and an integrated MP3 player and photo viewer. The tablet ships with a AC power adapter and USB cable as well as a protective pouch. The tablet is available right now at Radio Shack and Hastings for $249.99, which is a $30 discount off the MSRP.