The worldwide tablet market has been declining year after year for what feels like… forever, but that isn’t holding back some companies from churning out such devices to meet the demand of its teaming fans. Samsung is an example of a company that isn’t giving up, and now report reaching us suggests Walmart is working on releasing an Android tablet that could be dropping soon.
Bloomberg reports that the tablet will be inexpensive, kid-friendly, and will launch under the retailers ONN store brand, part of a broader redesign of its electronics department. An unnamed Chinese manufacturer will handle the design, and will run on Googles Android OS according to FCC filings. As expected for kids friendly tablets, documents from FCC further reveals that the upcoming Walmart tablet will as basic as some amazon kids tablets – featuring a matte plastic body with a rear-facing speaker, a rear camera as well as a front-facing camera.
On the specs front, Mishaal Rahmal of XDA developers claims the Walmart tablet will come in 8 and 10 inch variants, both with 1280×800 resolutions and under the hood, will include a MediaTek MT8163 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, while the whole package will be lighted by a 3,500 mAh battery that charges over a micro USB cable, a 2A charge.
Little else is known about the Walmart tablet and when exactly it will hit the market