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15-04-2012, 13:16   #1
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Recommend a tablet please

Hi all,

Can anyone recommend a cheap(ish) tablet with the following stats:

* Ability to run Skype
* Front-facing camera for Skype (doesn't have to be high-quality)
* Capacitive screen
* Preferably 1024 X 768 rather than lower rez (willing to compromise on this)

EDIT: What do people think of the LY-F1 for example? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAW79YDMYrI

Cheers,

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15-04-2012, 13:31   #2
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What is your budget ?
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15-04-2012, 13:46   #3
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What is your budget ?
Was hoping not more than €150.

What do you think of the Scroll Excel? It's the top-selling one on dabs.ie; seems to get decent reviews and it's €125:

http://www.dabs.ie/products/storage-...T0M.html?src=3

Or should I stretch to something like the Blackberry Playbook for €200? http://komplett.ie/Komplett/product/...b/details.aspx

EDIT: The fact that the Blackberry appears to come with Documents to Go preinstalled would be a bonus.

Though is the Blackberry Playbook still crippled if you don't have a tethered phone?

http://www.macworld.com/article/1159448/playbook.html
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Hi all,

Can anyone recommend a cheap(ish) tablet with the following stats:

* Ability to run Skype
* Front-facing camera for Skype (doesn't have to be high-quality)
* Capacitive screen
* Preferably 1024 X 768 rather than lower rez (willing to compromise on this)

EDIT: What do people think of the LY-F1 for example? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAW79YDMYrI

Cheers,

P.
This gets good reviews on Amazon,

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...rd_i=429892031

Seems to tick all the boxes except the one on resolution which you said you're willing to compromise on.

Also fits your budget.

Thinking of getting one of these myself, because I don't want to shell out big money on a tablet.
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The price does not justify spending 150 Euros tbh.

I have links to a few good websites to buy cheapish tablets

http://www.pandawill.com/

http://www.focalprice.com/tablet-pc/ca-013001.html

http://www.futeko.com/browse.php?cat=tablet

https://www.dealextreme.com/c/tablets-1409

http://www.lightinthebox.com/c/andro...keyword=tablet

http://www.simplyelectronics.net/subcat.php
http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=amb_li...rnid=419157031



http://www.tablet-direct.com/?gclid=...FQpB4QodwyeBjA


Given that budget and the fact they are cheap tablets I would strongly recommend you
buying from Amazon directly.

At least you know that you get your money back if something goes wrong.
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15-04-2012, 19:04   #6
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This gets good reviews on Amazon,

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...rd_i=429892031

Seems to tick all the boxes except the one on resolution which you said you're willing to compromise on.

Also fits your budget.

Thinking of getting one of these myself, because I don't want to shell out big money on a tablet.
Thanks for that; unfortunately they don't appear to ship to Ireland.Do you know anyone who does?

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http://www.ebellking.com/natpc-m009s


and still more options

http://www.aliexpress.com/category/1...0563-200002769
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Thanks for that; unfortunately they don't appear to ship to Ireland.Do you know anyone who does?

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I don't know myself but I see the poster above, Jarren has made a suggestion.

Think I'll order it from there myself.
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Any one come across one of these....

http://www.amazon.co.uk/CloudNine-Ne...pr_product_top
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for sites outside EU you will most likely get caught for customs.
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Purchased the Ployer Momo11 from ebellking last week it was delivered today very happy with it so far. Thanks for the link jarren as this was the thread I read and decided to buy from this company
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That's fairly quick, spuddy01, "today" was Tuesday — were you caught for VAT/duty? Was the item posted from HK or the UK?

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