Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Dec 2011 22:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Cheap Android tablets are all over the place, and generally not any good. They often have resistive touch screens instead of capacitive ones, are slow, or have no access to the Android Market. For Ice Cream Sandwich, MIPS Technologies is trotting out its existing Honeycomb tablet - which, you guessed it, uses a MIPS processor - licensed to Ainovo. For some reason, that makes this $99 tablet with capacitive screen kind of interesting.
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RE[4]: seems I was right
by unclefester on Tue 6th Dec 2011 22:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: seems I was right"
unclefester
Member since:
2007-01-13

Stop talking nonsense.

These tablets have 1GHz A9 Cortex, capacitative touchscreens, 1GB RAM and 8GB memory.

If you really think a display costs $200 you must be paying retail or drinking the Apple Kool Aid.

High impact plastics are used by practical people who understand engineering and real world.

Plastic is light weight, can be made in any colour, is non-slip, high impact, doesn't dent and doesn't block or distort signals.

Glass and aluminium are used by brainless designers who prefer form over function.

Glass is heavy, brittle and slippery.

Aluminium scratches and dents easily and must be painted or anodised. It blocks and distorts signals.

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RE[5]: seems I was right
by JAlexoid on Wed 7th Dec 2011 01:04 in reply to "RE[4]: seems I was right"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Have you handled any of the devices? The plastic the use for the cheap devices? It's not Samsung grade plastic, it's the low end knockoff children's toys plastic.

In addition, I just checked - Tegra2 1GB RAM, 8GB storage with 1280x800 is sill about $300 in high volume. With lower rez panel it's $20 off.
For Cortex A9 from Zenithink(that crap) with 512Mb RAM and 4-8GB storage at 1024x600 it's 140-200.

All prices quoted FOB Shenzhen.

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RE[5]: seems I was right
by viton on Wed 7th Dec 2011 12:52 in reply to "RE[4]: seems I was right"
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

These tablets have 1GHz A9 Cortex, capacitative touchscreens, 1GB RAM and 8GB memory.
Haha. That's I wrote. You are blinded with the numbers and don't see anything behind them.

If you really think a display costs $200
How $99 is transformed to $200 now?
Famous iSupply breakdown state $89 for the panel Apple using.

Glass and aluminium are used by brainless designers who prefer form over function.
LOL I'm brainless user who prefers glass and aluminium over cheap china plastic toys.
At least I respect myself to stay away from crappy made things.

Edited 2011-12-07 13:01 UTC

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