India’s Aakash tablet has won the world’s cheapest Android tablet crown. But Aakash tablet can not offer great Android experience due to hardware limitations. When world is getting ready for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets, Aakash tablet is still stuck with outdated Android 2.2 Froyo. We can notice similar story in case of most of other Android tablets in sub $100 price range. All tablets  have slow processor, resistive touch screen and running old version of Android which spoils the fun. If I tell that you can get latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet for just $79, will you believe it? Yes, it’s dream come true for those who can not afford to buy Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab. You can buy a cheap Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet for only $79 (Rs 4000).

MIPS, a China based company recently announced Ainol NOVO7 Paladin tablet in CES (Consumer Electronic Show) 2012. This android 4.0 running tablet pc costs only $79. Ainol NOVO7 has really good specifications for this price. It is powered by single core 1Ghz processor and 512 MB RAM. Unlike other tablets in this price range it has 7 inch capacitive screen with 800×480 resolution. The screen supports multi touch gestures so you can enjoy multi touch games without any problem. Ainol NOVO7 can play full HD 1080p videos using Vivante GC860 GPU. It comes with 8GB built in storage and micro SD card slot is present for memory expansion. Ainol NOVO7 has Wi-Fi a/b/g/n for internet connectivity and mini USB for charging and data transfer. It don’t have built-in SIM card slot but an external 3G dongle can be connected with it for mobile internet connectivity. Thousands of games and apps can be downloaded, thanks to full Android market support.

MIPS Ainol NOVO7 Paladin Specification

  • 1Ghz Processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 7 inch capacitive screen with 800×480 resolution
  • 8GB built in memory
  • MicroSD card support
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich

Ainol NOVO7 Paladin is currently available in China for $79. This tablet will cost little more outside China. Amazon is selling this cheap Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet for $130.



2 Responses to Cheap Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet for 79 USD Puts Aakash Tablet on Shame

  1. Jenny says:

    whats the battery like, can it download from the real android market place, is the touch screen awkward at all, an where can i get that case… i love this an i want it tbh, reason i ask is cause you have had it a little while now, is the supposed 6 hour battery constantly on or what? cause my college day is often longer an i want it to last ty

    • plaban says:

      Hi Jenny, this tablet has 4000mAH battery so you can expect decent battery life from it. Yes, it can download apps and games from android market. It has capacitive screen so I think you will not face any problem with touch screen sensitivity.

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