Best Buy rumored to launch its own Android tablet at $239 to $259

Nowadays it seems like everyone is making a bid to enter the tablet market, including major retailers. Today a rumor surfaced that Best Buy is planning to launch its own Android tablet “Insignia Flex” at $239 to $259. According to Reuters, the big retailer is looking to compete against Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD (check out our review here). Apparently, Best Buy’s Insignia brand shared some information about doing a tablet on its Facebook page.

The word is, Insignia’s Flex tablet will only hit Best Buy stores on November 11 according to Reuters’ source. Furthermore, the tablet features a dual-core 1GHz processor, 9.7-inch screen and a ten-hour battery life.

[via Reuters]


  • CJ Williams

    There’s another new tablet out  this month —  The Novo Hero – a 10 Inch tablet priced at $219 at a site called TabletSprint – with a 1280×800 High Resolution screen, 2nd Gen Dual Core CPU, an HDMI connection to your TV with Full 1080p (HD), 5 megapixel Rear Camera with AF & Flash, and a 2 MP webcam; plus Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS, a MicroSD Memory Card slot and a Micro-USB port — And an option for 3G — by far the most complete budget 10″ tablet available under $350 and worth looking at and comparing, especially for the price… it’s made by Ainol Electronics, who won runner-up in CES / CNET 2012 “Best Tablet of the Year” Award — — And in December, they will also launch a Quad Core version with a 1920×1200 Liquid Crystal display (like Apple’s Retina screen) for $269 — which also will be available through the TabletSprint site

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