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post #11 of 25
These are rather expensive paper weights. Android 2.2 with zero customization is pretty terrible for tablet usage. I've also heard that most of these cheap tablets have incredibly dismal battery life, which makes them hardly portable.
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post #12 of 25
Two things you NEVER buy from China:

1) Electronics

2) Dog Food.
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post #13 of 25
nope!
post #14 of 25
You usually get what you pay for when you buy these chinese products so... no thanks for me after a disappointing experience with one of their PMPs.
post #15 of 25
i personally would rather have a tegra 2 tablet, otherwise its no different from my cell with a big screen
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post #16 of 25
I got a cheap tablet from China for about $100.

It's actually really good. Touchscreen is reasonably accurate. Case quality seems fine. Battery life is 2-4 hours. It plays Youtube videos smooth. It has good speakers. The screen is bad (by my standards), but is quite visible in sunlight. And it has HDMI out.

That said... one day after resetting it it gets banned from the android market. You have to go through an elaborate procedure with a USB debugging cable to generate a new unique ID, and then you can download apps.

A rather large negative, but aside from that the product quality is fine. Speed wise... the $100 tablet I got was fairly snappy, but did seem to have framerate chug when running several apps at once.

Final note - most $100 tablets are crap. Utter crap. I researched heavily to get one that wasn't utter crap. At the time I got mine, it was comparable to $269.99 tablets retailing in North America. Actually, it had better specs and video playback than some of those...


After going through this experience, I have a couple thoughts. First, examine the price difference between buying here or from China. Chinese crap has awful warranties and poor QA. If paying $40 to ship something back will take away all that you saved, or if waiting months for it to arrive is a problem, don't buy from China.
     
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post #17 of 25
Just buy the Nook Color for $180.

http://1saleaday.com/?CID=168142&AFID=178621
 
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post #18 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stikes View Post
Two things you NEVER buy from China:

1) Electronics

2) Dog Food.
I'm pretty sure all of my electronics are made in China, and probably 90% of the stuff in my house.
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post #19 of 25
Like stated above its running android 2.2 WHich is made for a phone and will be lame on a tablet. Also some of these don't even have the market you have to root it to get it working.

I agree with the nook color if your on a budget. And I personally would never buy somethng expensive from DE.
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Android 2.2 on a 800MHz Cortex-A8?

Slow.....
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