Sprint goes for the cheap end, sells ZTE Optik tablet for $100

The iPad 2, Amazon Kindle, Transformer Prime, or Galaxy Tab might be the best tablets available right now, but they aren't cheap by any stretch. Sprint's new ZTE Optik is a pretty decent spec-ed tablet that only costs 100 bucks and has 3G.

Your $100 buys you a 7-inch tablet with a 1280x800 resolution display, dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (micro SD card included, too), GPS, Wi-Fi (b/g...no n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 4,000 mAh battery and stereo speakers.

There's two cameras on this guy as well. A two-megapixel camera on the front and a five-megapixel cam on the back.

Operating system looks to be Android 3.2 Honeycomb (no Ice Cream Sandwich here)

For $100 you'll probably only use this to watch LOLcatz, tweet, stalk people on Facebook and read DVICE all day long anyway.

You can have at one on February 5 with a one-year contract. Plans will cost a minimum of $20 for 1GB of data on Sprint. You can also buy the Optik for $350 without contract.

Via Android Central and The Verge and Engadget

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