US tablet PC brand Coby launched in UAE
Dubai, December 20, 2011
General Enterprises Company (Geco), a leading consumer electronics and domestic appliances firm, has launched American tablet PC brand in the UAE.
Coby Kyros tablet PC is an innovative and powerful device with features such as the Android operating system, high-speed wireless Internet access, video-sharing capability, 4GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB and accessibility a number of other applications, a statement said.
The tablets are priced between Dh499 ($136) – Dh1299 ($354) and the product is widely available across all the major electronic stores, hyper markets and retail outlets in the UAE, it added.
“The new unit allows users to wirelessly access the Internet through high-speed networking support and features more than a dozen built-in applications, each identified with a different icon,” said Tanvir Hassnain, general manager, Sales and Marketing, Geco.
“Among the included apps are browser for surfing the web, calculator, calendar, email, gallery for viewing and playing movies, music and video player to watch the latest Internet videos, an alarm clock and more.”
Hakim Sarpanch, CEO, Geco, said: “Over the last six decades, Geco has established prestigious franchises for some of the most popular household names in the consumer electronics and domestic appliances industry.”
“Today we are delighted to bring the latest range of tablet PC’s to the market and give consumers an innovative, stylish, feature-rich, affordable and user-friendly option. They truly stand apart as the must-have, priced-right portable entertainment solution for today's on-the-go consumer.”
“Whether browsing the web, reading e-books, watching online videos or having access to thousands of downloadable games and applications, Coby units bring entertainment into the palms of consumers' hands,” he added.
The Coby Kyros tablet offers two unique apps, Aldiko E-book for downloading and reading thousands of e-books, and AppsLib for browsing, downloading and installing apps. A range of themes are available to assist users in customizing the look of their Coby Kyros tablet PC.
The Aldiko E-book app enables users to download and read a wide assortment of books, from free classics to original new releases. Bookmark and search functions let consumers customize the font, size and spacing of the book's text.
Through AppsLib, consumers can download free and paid apps to play games, check the weather, and listen to the radio and more. Among the available app categories are games, multimedia, sports, social, productivity, health and finance. – TradeArabia News Service