dealsxelio 7" tablet w/ 4gb memory w/ accessory kit…

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When considering tablets like this, check to see if they are Google certified (this one is not).....And that does NOT just mean that you can load the Play Store. Most tablets that are not certified usually have trouble running many popular apps. If it is Google certified, they will have ensured that it is compliant with basic standards...I have gone through a lot of tablets and have found this to be Gospel...On the bright side, at leeast it would probably make a decent eReader for $60...

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Google certified is the last thing I would worry about. This tablet has a resolution of 800 x 480, a single core processor and 512 mb RAM. I would not even use this as an e-reader because the resolution is too low. It's a no name tablet with few credible reviews available. If you want a toy and decide to take a chance on it, I would not even worry about not having Google play. You can get what you want if you just side load the aptoide market http://www.aptoide.com/ , sometimes I can find stuff on here that I can't find in google play. It's a little more risky of a market choice, but if you buy this tablet it will demonstrate that taking risks is not an issue. If you can save a few more bucks, this used Acer iconia A100 at $105 is a much better tablet http://www.cowboom.com/product/865411 .

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@tradergeorge: may not be the latest and greatest but at this price point I doubt you will find a better one.

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The reason I mentioned Google certification is that it is a quick "litmus test" of whether a tablet is viable. You can side-load apps from obscure markets all day, but if they do not run because of hardware limitations, you are sunk...

I just bought a Kobo VOX Reader last week for $59...It is worlds more capable than this and is certified by both Google and Anazon marketplaces...

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@tradergeorge: The Vox reader has better resolution 1024 x 600, but a slower processor at 800mhz. It runs gingerbread (unless you put a custom ROM on it), but at that speed- I think gingerbread is all you'd want on there. As an e-reader with light internet surfing it should do OK, but it will be under powered for much else (as today's tablet is). Many of the no name Chinese tablets can get Google play on their tablet even though they are not "officially certified". If you have a rooted tablet you can get Google play on it in some way or another. The Aptoide market to me is the best secondary Google market out there. Once you side load the market, you don't side load the apps. If the app works- great, if not just uninstall it. If you are scrimping on the cash another option is to customize a Nook Tablet with a jellybean ROM. Dual core tablet runs jelly bean very well. Frys $89.99 certified used:
http://www.frys.com/product/7405045?source=googleps&gclid=CKnJ7abnp7gCFctcMgodC0oA9g

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@gak0090: Only thing I see better about that one is a slightly better resolution.

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@czupik: 1024x600 is a significantly better resolution on a 7 inch tablet- the pixel density is 27% higher (169 vs 133). If you were to use a 7 inch tablet as a reader 1024X600 is the minimum resolution you would want. The Cube U25GT uses a Rockchip processor (RK2928) and has a mali 400 graphics core- who knows what the Xelio uses other than a 1Ghz processor. The Cube comes with google play installed the Xelio does not. There are many reviews on youtube that show you can stream and game on the Cube...not too much on the Xelio. So for $20 more the cube is a much better tablet with reviews and youtube video to demonstrate what it can do- the Xelio has 4 walmart reviews. Thanks for the down vote you gave me.

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Wow...arguments about which is the better bad tablet. Cool!

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@morriea: There are a lot of tablets that, while not in the class of an ASUS Transformer or an iPad, are quite serviceable. Unfortunately, this is not one of them. There are some manufacturers who put out products that LOOK like others, but have little of the functionality...They deserve to be debated on their merits (or lack of them)...This is a quite valid discussion.

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@tradergeorge: I agree. I can not remember saying it was not a valid discussion...I though it was cool (See original comment).

If you want my 2 cents...The Asus MeMo (7 in), New, They are being closed out - newegg just sold out at $109.99 - $20 promo = $89.99 - to make room for the HD version that is on the way. Outstanding budget tablet.

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@morriea: Asus Memo is out of stock. For $90 that is a decent deal.

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@morriea: For $100 you can get this:
Onda V711 Amlogic 8726-MX, Cortex-A9 Dual-core 7" Tablet PC Android 4.0 1024x 600 IPS Screen 1GB RAM, 8GB HDD, WiFi
Mali-400 graphics

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1GK0GV3825&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleMKP&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleMKP-_-pla-_-Tablets-_-9SIA1GK0GV3825

Dual core really makes a difference in Android ICS and up.

Here's a review:

http://tabletrepublic.com/forum/android-tablet-reviews/onda-v711-review-2532.html

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@gak0090: I don't down vote anyone I either up vote or don't vote but thanks for the info.

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@czupik: My Bad, it just happened at the same time your comment came- but it's possible someone else did it- sorry for the accusation

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@morriea: Try ASUS Memo again...It was back on as pf last night....I bought one just to play with for the price....I have had great luck with ASUS products and my Two Transformers (Tf300 & TF 700) get a lot of play in my house...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230983&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10440897&PID=3668349&SID=

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@tradergeorge: I think you replied to the incorrect post. I am the one that posted the Asus MeMO deal and purchased one then.

edit: oops, I see. You saw my 1st post, look at the one 2 below it. Also, you responded to my deal for it on the deals page. Glad you got one and the heads-up is appreciated.