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Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID8042

alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 reviews of Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID8042. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the screen and size. The usability and price also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the battery and camera. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

performance, price, usability, size, screen

camera, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID8042 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 user reviews of Coby Kyros Internet Tablet MID8042 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the touch screen. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability. There are some negative reviews about the camera and battery.

price, usability, touch screen

performance, battery, camera

57% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2019

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Coby Kyros MID8042-4 4 GB Tablet


Very satisfied

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)


Built-in camera: Yes
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:N
Video recording: Yes


Certification:ETL, FCC
Color of product:Black
Device type:Mini tablet
Form Factor:Slate
Product color:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3
Display Diagonal:7 / 8
Display Resolution:800 x 480 / 800 x 600
Display Technology:LCD/TFT
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive / Resistive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive / Resistive

Energy Management

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:5


Internal memory:0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM


E-mail: Yes


3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Depth (imperial):6.5
Dimensions (WxDxH):8.27 x 6.5 x 0.394
Docking connector: No
HD-Ready: Yes
Height (imperial):0.4
Package dimensions (WxDxH):10.9 x 8.78 x 2.28
Wi-Fi: Yes
Width (imperial):8.3

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC, USB / USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Document formats supported:ePub
GPS (satellite):N
Position location:N

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:5


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A8
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Arm
Processor frequency:1
Processor model:CORTEX-A8

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSDHC / SDHC
Internal storage capacity:4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.394 / 4.49 / 6.5
Height:0.394 / 0.449 / 6.5
Package weight:4.85
Weight:24 / 3.31 / 6.99
Width:7.76 / 8.27 / 8.31