Marvell Introduces $99 Tablet Aimed at Students

When the Kindle DX came out, Amazon said it could replace all those heavy text books students have to carry around. Test markets soon showed that students at one of the pilot schools found the device disappointing. So how would they feel about Marvell's new, $99 Moby tablet that supports both Android and Windows Mobile?

The device uses an Armada 600 series processor and offers Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and Flash support. It's also capable of full 1080p HD playback and boasts an FM radio. Marvell says the device should go on sale by the end of this year.

Marvell is hoping to "drive the education revolution" with the Moby, targeting heavy school bags and out of date and expensive textbooks. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • ravicai
    Geeze, only $99 and it sounds better equipped then an iPad.
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  • thlillyr
    Thats awsome. fo 99 bucks! I'd buy one and use it everyday. I've been wanting a decent tablet but i can't afford 800$ as a student. I'd settle for the android version.
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  • Luker3
    Just yesterday I was thinking about what would make a good tablet for students. Started putting down possible specs and laying out requirements. Looks like someone was looking over my shoulder. :D
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  • Luker3
    Just yesterday I was thinking about what would make a good tablet for students. Started putting down possible specs and laying out requirements. Looks like someone was looking over my shoulder. :D
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  • thlillyr
    Thats awsome. fo 99 bucks! I'd buy one and use it everyday. I've been wanting a decent tablet but i can't afford 800$ as a student. I'd settle for the android version.
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  • insider3
    Now this is actually a great idea and a great price.. Since this is a book replacement, I wonder how much the e-books (or whatever they use) will be going to go for since the price of this device is almost equivalent to just one book already.
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