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16-04-2019, 10:01   #91
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Anyone find a case for this yet?
I got this one for it. Does the job!!
https://www.harveynorman.ie/computin...ase-black.html
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24-04-2019, 12:18   #92
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Got refunded for lost tablet and reordered from Poland warehouse which turned up yesterday. Overall a decent tab, fast enough for browsing and media. Screen could be a little brighter but good enough. SIM cards not working like all the others.
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Picked it up after dithering about since originally posted.

Used code: PICODIAU

Sub Total: EUR 168.98
Shipping Cost: EUR 15.87
Grand Total: EUR 176.40

Shipping from Poland, very fast progress according to the tracking email.
Will get here in 3 days by the looks of it.
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Picked it up after dithering about since originally posted.

Used code: PICODIAU

Sub Total: EUR 168.98
Shipping Cost: EUR 15.87
Grand Total: EUR 176.40

Shipping from Poland, very fast progress according to the tracking email.
Will get here in 3 days by the looks of it.
Just worth noting that that code is actually increasing the price, from 160 to 169. Having said that, I only see DPD shipping, for 1.90, so not sure if we are talking about the same thing at this stage of the thread. Just going to the link in the OP, the total price shipped is 161.99.
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Good spot - yeah, it's the same product, but the browser redirected to the US site then back to EU - don't know if that affected the process?


Although as it turns out, the expedited shipping is what I needed anyway, so all's well that ends well.
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Got refunded for lost tablet and reordered from Poland warehouse which turned up yesterday. Overall a decent tab, fast enough for browsing and media. Screen could be a little brighter but good enough. SIM cards not working like all the others.
yes it's a solid enough tablet with decent ram and storage space.

the screen isn't as good as the specs suggested initially but it's still decent. I don't think that the screen is fully laminated as was thought originally and I find the colours a bit saturated even with messing with the settings.

cpu power is enough for most.

battery life is reasonable at 7 hours or so.

for 150 euro it's pretty good compared to what you get in a B&M shop in Ireland tho

still no sign of dedicated tablet cases which is a bit strange.
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yes it's a solid enough tablet with decent ram and storage space.

the screen isn't as good as the specs suggested initially but it's still decent. I don't think that the screen is fully laminated as was thought originally and I find the colours a bit saturated even with messing with the settings.

cpu power is enough for most.

battery life is reasonable at 7 hours or so.

for 150 euro it's pretty good compared to what you get in a B&M shop in Ireland tho

still no sign of dedicated tablet cases which is a bit strange.
Interested in this but want a good screen and strong cpu and RAM for running home automation user interface. What would be next tier up in 250-300 bracket?
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yes it's a solid enough tablet with decent ram and storage space.

the screen isn't as good as the specs suggested initially but it's still decent. I don't think that the screen is fully laminated as was thought originally and I find the colours a bit saturated even with messing with the settings.

cpu power is enough for most.

battery life is reasonable at 7 hours or so.

for 150 euro it's pretty good compared to what you get in a B&M shop in Ireland tho

still no sign of dedicated tablet cases which is a bit strange.
Defo an air gapped screen and a fairly big gap at that. For in door use it’s bright enough even though you end up pushing brightness to 80%+. Good enough for the money and if we can get SIM cards working it’ll be a steal.
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Defo an air gapped screen and a fairly big gap at that. For in door use it’s bright enough even though you end up pushing brightness to 80%+. Good enough for the money and if we can get SIM cards working it’ll be a steal.
well even the current apple ipad base model isn't fully laminated either!

and as you said it's fine for indoor use.

still surprised the techtablets guy got it wrong (said that it appeared fully laminated) - then again he didn't have one in hand.

still have no idea why sim cards are not detected. seems to be working from reviews on sites of other purchasers.
most people won't have a use for it (wifi or share data from phone) but still...
unless it's location blocked but see no reason why it should be....

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Could you use Microsoft office on this tablet?
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Could you use Microsoft office on this tablet?
yes. but the android apps are cut-down versions of the full windows applications

https://www.howtogeek.com/334597/wha...d-mobile-apps/

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SIM card working now and getting 4g. All i did was clear data from simcard toolkit app and restarted tablet.
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Interested in this but want a good screen and strong cpu and RAM for running home automation user interface. What would be next tier up in 250-300 bracket?
You could take a look at the mipad 4, I got one recently from honorbuy. Great tablet for the money
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You could take a look at the mipad 4, I got one recently from honorbuy. Great tablet for the money
yes the mi pad 4 is a superior tablet in terms of cpu (snapdragon 660), buld quality, screen brightness (and tho only 1080p a better screen imo as fully lmainated) and battery life. best price/quality tablet out there imo.

the mi pad 4 is 8 inch - 10/11 hour battery life - no GPS
the mi pad 4 plus is 9.7 inch - 15 hour battery life - has LTE and GPS

honorbuy best option to buy

doesn't have the widevine level 1 drm for full hd netflix, prime but few tablets have this.
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the mi pad 4 is 8 inch - 10/11 hour battery life - no GPS the mi pad 4 plus is 9.7 inch - 15 hour battery life - has LTE and GPS
Does this run on the mi software?
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