Ematic announces $79.99 Genesis Prime 7-inch Android tablet

For those budget-minded individuals who want a tablet that’s very affordable but still feature-filled (to an extent), Ematic’s Genesis Prime might be a winner. It features a 7-inch display, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), a front-facing VGA-resolution camera, a 1.1GHz single-core CPU, 4GB of onboard storage, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. If black isn’t your favorite color, the Genesis Prime can also be had in blue, gray, pink, purple, and red. Unlike many budget tablets, this actually features the whole suite of Google’s Android applications, such as Google Play and Gmail. While this tablet isn’t cutting-edge by any means, it’s still more than acceptable for general usage, especially given its sub-$100 price. If you’re interested, it’s currently listed on Amazon. For some more info, check out the press release below.

Press Release

Ematic Unveils Genesis Prime, a 7” Google Certified Tablet with Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Giving You Full Access to the Hottest Apps, Games and More, only $79.99

The device packs other Google services such as Chrome, Gmail, Maps and YouTube; Offers Access to Thousands of Movies, eBooks and more


LOS ANGELES- April 2, 2013- Ematic launches the Genesis Prime, its first-ever Google-certified tablet with complete access to Google Play.  For on-the-go users, this 7” Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) tablet is your hub for entertainment with access to thousands of today’s most popular apps, games, movies and more.


“With Google Play, we [Ematic] were able to bring an entirely new digital experience to our consumers,” says Roy Rayn, President of Ematic.  “Intuitive and exciting, this tablet is ideal for work or play with faster web browsing capabilities and endless possibilities for entertainment.”


Google Play is a digital content experience providing access to music, movies, television shows, books, magazines, Android apps and games.  Users can browse this online market from the web or Android device for content to stay entertained for hours.  There are more than four million titles available in the eBookstore, thousands of TV shows and movies to stream directly to your tablet, and millions of music titles to peruse.  Additionally, with music on Google Play you can upload 20,000 of your songs for free, discover new artists, browse millions of tracks and share music you buy with your friends on Google+.


Google Now gets you just the right information at just the right time. Cards appear throughout the day at the moment you need them. Google Now delivers the weather, Google Calendar appointments, reminders about when a user needs to leave their home or office to catch a flight, a heads up on nearby events, dinner reservations and much more.  The Genesis Prime also includes other Google services such as Chrome, Maps, YouTube, and Google Talk.


Lightweight and portable, the Genesis Prime is designed with the active, on-the-go user in mind.  The HD video player supports up to 1080p HD videos, and the tablet features a front camera to easily capture life’s memorable moments.  The tablet is loaded with a 1.1 GHz processor with dedicated GPU lets you get the most out of your favorite games and apps.  Additionally, the Genesis Prime has 4GB of internal storage available as well as 5GB of included cloud storage to store your important content and favorite multimedia.


The Genesis Prime is available at amazon.com for $79.99.


Technical Specifications

  • 1.1 GHz processor
  • 4GB on-board storage memory
  • 5GB of included cloud storage
  • 7” capacitive multi-touch screen
  • Built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Front VGA camera
  • USB 2.0 port, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Rechargeable battery- up to 4.5 hours of battery life
  • Weight: .59lbs
  • Dimensions: 7.56” x 4.92” x .39”
  • Android 4.1, Jelly Bean operating system
  • Google Play
  • Google Now
  • Other Google services: Chrome, Gmail, Maps, YouTube

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Source: Ematic