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    News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    Polaroid unleashes Froyo-powered device at CES.
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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    Who next I wonder? A hoover branded tablet? All these odd name tablets seem to be just cheap Chinese tablets rebranded anyway - aka the Disgo brand tablets which are also the same as sylvania, flypad, superpad etc depending on where you buy them but are actually all made by the same unknown Chinese firm.

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    Who next I wonder? A hoover branded tablet? ...
    Dyson, with some funky looking huge trackball embedded in one end

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    9.7", theres an Apple court case straight off


    What is its selling feature, from that short clip it looks pretty weak..

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    Froyo? There's a blast from the past, what's up with that?

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Froyo? There's a blast from the past, what's up with that?
    Looks very weak. We should find out more tomorrow.

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

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    What is its selling feature ...
    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Froyo? There's a blast from the past, what's up with that?
    One would hope - price. Using mature and heavily developed froyo means less initial dev cost to get the thing running, and Cortex A8 SOCs are getting increasingly cheap now (I believe a new low cost telechips A8 was announced a few months ago) ... if it rolls in at £99, plenty of people will snap it up in the hope of getting a custom ICS ROM for it.

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    You know a product fails when it's first public viewing is made of fail.

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    Re: News - Polaroid reveals new Froyo-powered Android tablet

    I can see the sales point for Polaroid to develop a tablet as a complimentary device to your camera i.e. being able to attach the camera or plug in a memory card to show off your pictures on a bigger screen with the ability to plug the tablet into a TV for a complete family bore. Of course some of those features may not exist in the final build, and then it would be pretty pointless for Polaroid to do a tablet. Overall it probably wont differ from any other tablet.

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