Polaroid E9.7 Slider-Tablet Pictured

Consumer camera maker Polaroid, among its maze of cameras, displayed the E9.7, a sliding-tablet akin to the ASUS EeePad Slider. The 98 mm-thick tablet is characterized by, as the name suggests, a 9.7-inch screen (capacitive), featuring 1024 x 768 pixels resolution.

The E9.7 is based on an entry-level hardware platform, the Fuzhou Rockchip 1.60 GHz dual-core with 512 MB RAM. It runs Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean." Storage is care of an 8 GB internal memory expandable to 32 GB with micro-SDHC. In the imaging department you'll find a 2-megapixel primary camera, with a 320p front one. Connectivity includes ye olde 3G WCDMA, 802.11 b/g/n WLAN, USB 2.0, and Bluetooth 4.0.

Polaroid could attempt to use its renowned name to sell the E9.7 at a sub-$150 price-point.