[clug] Chasing a Cheap Android Tablet

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Sun Feb 17 16:23:55 MST 2013

Hey there,

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Jamie Carl <jazz at funkynerd.com> wrote:
> When they are back in stock:
> https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_10_16gb
> Having owned a few "cheap" tablets I will offer a warning.  You get what
> you pay for.  Most of the really cheap ones are only resistive touch
> making them all but unusable.  My mum bought one of those Aldi tablets
> and loves it.  I played with it once, tapped the screen twice, declared
> my abhorrence, and refused to use it again.  I guess perception is
> relative, or something.
> If you want a decent tablet for a pretty low cost, consider dumping the
> 10" screen requirement and get a 7".  The Google Nexus 7 is pretty much
> the bee's knees at $249.  And they're in stock:
> https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_7_16gb

Just wanted to chime in and second this. I have a Nexus 7 and I love it.

> Either that or look at second-hand.  Yesterdays "high-end" is today's
> "still way better than cheap crap".
> /2c
> Jamie


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