Coby (MID8042-4) 4GB Android 4.0 Tablet

4GB Flash Memory, Captive 8" Touch Display, 800x600 Resolution, 1GHz Allwinner Cortex A8 Processor

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The Coby 4GB MID8042-4 is an excellent alternative for enjoying and sharing entertainment as well as a variety of other features. Surprisingly light-weight and slender, the MID8042-4 is equipped with an 8" captive LCD touch screen display with SVGA 800x600 resolution and a 4:3 aspect ration. The clear and clean touchscreen is ideal for enjoying movies, video games, or simply surfing the web in high definition.

Apart from the fidelity of the screen, the MID8042-4 features a powerful and efficient Allwinner Cotex A8 1GHz processor that quickly and dependably handles various tasks. Utilizing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, users interact with an intuitive operating system with access to the application market place to expand the capabilities of the tablet. Featuring an impressive 4GB of flash memory with the option to expand to 32GB by utilizing the micSD/SDHC memory card reader, the MID8042-4.

Connectivity to wireless networks is made quick and simple with the WLAN 802.11 b/g/n WiFi support. Other connectivity capabilities include the ability to connect to HDTV up to 1080p Full HD resolution, a 3.5mm headphone jack for private and intimate listening, as well as high-speed USB 2.0 port. Further still, the MID8042-4 is also compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

For a completely portable, versatile, and well-integrated machine, the MID8042-4 is simply exceptional. Whether for work or play, the MID8042-4 certainly has something for everyone.

Product Features:

  • 4GB Tablet with Android 4.0 Operating System
  • Captive 8" touch screen display allows users to interact with tablet features by touch
  • Clear and detailed SVGA 800x600 resolution screen with 4:3 aspect ration, ideal for viewing movies and video
  • Fast and responsive Allwinner Cortex A8 1GHz processor allows users to interact with multiple applications
  • Utilizes the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system for intuitive interaction and access to the application marketplace
  • Download all the most popular games and applications
  • Built-in 4GB flash memory expandable up to 32GB with MicroSDHC port
  • 1GB of internal RAM for handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Reliably and seamlessly connect to the Internet wirelessly with high-speed WiFi 802.11 b/g/n networking support
  • compatible with a wide variety of music, video, and photo formats for easy access to your favorite media
  • Mini HDMI type C outputs allow the table to connect to 1080p HD videos on an HDTV
  • Includes an Ebook reader and ePub standard format for downloading thousands of books and literature
  • 0.3MP front-facing VGA camera, speakers, and microphone allow users to interact with others or document events using a variety of different mediums
  • Automatic orientation sensors allow users to view web pages or photographs in landscape or portrait mode with a simple move
  • Rechargeable lithium polymer battery offers a dependably long operating time and quick recharging
  • Dimensions: 8.3"W x 0.4"D x 6.5"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Tablet Specifications

The depth of the unit measured in inches.
Operating System Version
This is the version of operating system that comes with the unit. Units can often be upgraded to a more current version, but may experience issues if they do not meet hardware requirements.
Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Clock Rate (Per Core)
This is the speed of the processor inside the unit, per core. The higher the speed, the faster the unit can process information.
1 GHz
Whether or not the unit features a touchscreen.
Screen Size
This is the size of the display on the unit. It is measured diagonally from one corner to the opposite corner.
Screen Type
This is the type of display that the unit has.
Resolution (pixels)
A display's pixel resolution defines its ability to resolve fine details. Digital TVs and projectors measure screen resolution in pixels. The higher the resolution, the more detailed the picture will be.
800 x 600 
This is the primary color of the unit.
This is the weight of the unit in ounces.
24 oz.
This is the height of the unit in inches.
The width of the unit measured in inches.
Operating System
This is the type of operating system (OS) that the unit uses. Some operating systems are brand-specific, such as Apple's iOS, whereas systems like Google's Android are featured on a wide variety of devices.
Google Android

Memory Specifications

Maximum Card Capacity
This is the maximum amount of removable storage the unit supports.
32 GB
Memory Card Slot
This is the format of removable memory that is in the unit.
Internal Memory
This is the amount of built-in memory that the cell phone has. This does not include removable media cards.
4 GB
Internal Memory (Total Storage)
This is the total amount of internal memory of the unit. This includes both built-in memory and removable storage.
32 GB
This is the total amount of random access memory built-in to the unit. The more internal memory, the faster your unit will access contacts, photos, videos, and other content.
1 GB

Camera Specifications

Video Capture
This is the highest video mode that the unit is capable of recording video.
Front Facing Camera Resolution
The resolution, in megapixels (MP) of the front facing camera.
.3 MP
Front Facing Camera
Whether or not the unit features a front facing camera. These cameras can be used for self portraits, but are more commonly used for video chat.
Whether or not the included camera features an auto-focus.
Whether or not the unit features an integrated flash.
Main Camera
Whether or not the unit features a camera.

Network Compatibility

Mobile Hotspot Capable
This is an application that provides Wi-Fi access to multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices.
Whether or not the device can connect to a WiFi network.


USB Port
The type of USB port built into the unit, if applicable.
Micro USB
Whether or not the unit has an HDMI output for High-Definition video playback.
WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) allows the unit to connect to other local devices. The wireless technologies compatible with the unit are listed here.
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Coby (MID8042-4) 4GB Android 4.0 Tablet

4GB Flash Memory, Captive 8" Touch Display, 800x600 Resolution, 1GHz Allwinner Cortex A8 Processor


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