Ainovo has announced a tablet that runs Google’s latest Android 4.0 to the price of just $99. The 7-inch tablet is called Novo7 and is already available in China. A release outside of China is coming “within the next several months”.

A tablet that can bring more people to use Android tablets is bound to get Google talking. Andy Rubin, head of Android, said in a statement:

“Low-cost, high-performance tablets are a big win for mobile consumers and a strong illustration of how Android’s openness drives innovation and competition for the benefit of consumers around the world.”

Ainovo Novo7 has the following specifications and can handle 1080p video:

  • 7 inch capacitive screen
  • Front and rear camera
  • MIPS-based 1GHz CPU
  • Vivante 444MHz GPU
  • USB 2.0
  • HDMI 1.3
  • 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
  • MicroSD
  • 300 hours standby

(via ITavisen, Neowin, Ainovo)