[clug] Chasing a Cheap Android Tablet
sjr at jdns.org
Sun Feb 17 16:23:55 MST 2013
On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Jamie Carl <jazz at funkynerd.com> wrote:
> When they are back in stock:
> 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:
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".
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