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Wanting Android Tablet

Post by RCer » Thu May 04, 2017 9:37 am

Okay folks, its time for a new toy.

I'm wanting an Android Tablet. I don't need phone capabilities, but I do need great game playing and internet.

Typically I look at things like Asus or Samsung, but there's got to be quality out there and not these expensive brands.

Suggestions?

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by georgy » Thu May 04, 2017 9:56 am

I have a 3 month old Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T285) 7" phone/tablet for sell.
New price was 6.500.
Contact me by PM if interested
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by hhinner » Sat May 06, 2017 11:48 am

Good quality tablets are available from brands such as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi. They're not necessarily cheap though, but might be worth a look and checking a few reviews. There are a lot of dual boot win 10 and Android tabs around as well, especially in the cheaper 8" Chinese segment, and mostly with Intel CPUs. Would think 10" and up screen would be better for games.

Internet is no problem, but if you're gaming you'll need good battery performance for decent screen on time, as well as the more obvious screen, CPU and GPU performance. Sorry I can't recommend anything specific. Good luck.

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by sateeb » Sat May 06, 2017 12:49 pm

I recently bought an Asus 2 in 1 Transformer from Banana IT Market Village. It doubles as a Tablet and Laptop. Very pleased with it thus far.

https://www.asus.com/us/2-in-1-PCs/ASUS ... _T300_Chi/
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by RCer » Sat May 06, 2017 1:27 pm

sateeb wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 12:49 pm
I recently bought an Asus 2 in 1 Transformer from Banana IT Market Village. It doubles as a Tablet and Laptop. Very pleased with it thus far.

https://www.asus.com/us/2-in-1-PCs/ASUS ... _T300_Chi/
I have one of those too. Love it. But to big to hold up and play when laying down. Great for normal use.

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by Pleng » Sat May 06, 2017 1:56 pm

I'd be careful buying a generic Chinese-branded tablet or phone these days. A lot of the manufacturers are putting spy-ware into the built-in roms, and some even start popping up adverts after a few months of use. Said devices are usually unrootable, to prevent you getting around these issues.

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by buksida » Sat May 06, 2017 2:19 pm

:agree: Have dealt with a couple of these recently, they are effectively porn filled bricks once the pre-loaded malware kicks in.
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by hhinner » Sat May 06, 2017 3:24 pm

^^ Not recommending any such thing. However there are quite well respected Chinese branded phones and tablets which don't come with pornware or spyware (other than the usual Google stuff). Some are actually available in Thailand now, having been available elsewhere for years.


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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by sateeb » Sat May 06, 2017 3:56 pm

Any malware is generally added somewhere down the line by unscrupulous dealers and it's not only a problem with the Chinese brands, Samsung or any Android device is susceptible. Apparently the IOS system has much better safeguards in place.
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by Pleng » Sat May 06, 2017 5:41 pm

There's malware that you get tricked into installing which you may end up installing on a Samsung device, and there's malware that comes pre-loaded by Chinese firms, which is something totally different.

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by sateeb » Sun May 07, 2017 2:31 am

Are you saying that Asus and Lenovo are pre-loading malware?
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by laphanphon » Sun May 07, 2017 5:24 am

RCer wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 1:27 pm
sateeb wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 12:49 pm
I recently bought an Asus 2 in 1 Transformer from Banana IT Market Village. It doubles as a Tablet and Laptop. Very pleased with it thus far.

https://www.asus.com/us/2-in-1-PCs/ASUS ... _T300_Chi/
I have one of those too. Love it. But to big to hold up and play when laying down. Great for normal use.
That would be my choice also, as have a few ASUS products, and standing the test of time... :thumb:
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by robcar » Sun May 07, 2017 6:03 am

According to that website it is loaded with Windows 8.1 an unsupported OS that was aborted quite some time ago.

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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by laphanphon » Sun May 07, 2017 7:42 am

If referring to ASUS, I personally wouldn't won't windows on it. Simply pick a model that comes with Android.
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Re: Wanting Android Tablet

Post by sateeb » Sun May 07, 2017 7:55 am

robcar wrote:
Sun May 07, 2017 6:03 am
According to that website it is loaded with Windows 8.1 an unsupported OS that was aborted quite some time ago.
Mine came pre-loaded with Windows 10. :cheers:
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