Archos 70 Titanium Tablet Review

Archos 70 Titanium

The Archos 70 Titanium 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based tablet has been announced earlier this year as the cheapest model in the new Titanium lineup. Widely available currently in Europe for around 119 Euros and rarely found in stores in the US for about $130, the Archos 70 Titanium offers much more than the army of Android tablets selling for under $100.

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Coby MID7065-8 Android 4.0 Tablet Goes on Sale for $139

Coby MID7065-8

Coby’s new decently-equipped yet affordable MID7065-8 Android tablet has become available for purchase in the US. This 7-inch multi-touch slate with a dual-core ARM Cortex A9-based processor and Android 4.0 ICS OS costs only $139 and can be bought via Adorama at the time of this writing.

Combined with 1GB of RAM, the processor should deliver much better performance than the widely adopted single-core Cortex A8-based chips. The tablet has 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, HDMI out, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, a 0.3MP web camera of the front, accelerometer, and gyroscope. There is no info on resolution of the screen, but judging from the available images and videos it’s likely 800×480.

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Allwinner A13 (ARM Cortex A8 + Mali 400) Tablet SoC Review with Benchmarks

Allwinner A13 Tablet

The Allwinner A13 is a system-on-chip based on a single-core ARM Cortex A8 processor, Mali 400 graphics, and a 1080p video decoder with up to 30fps supported. It can be found in many 7- and 8-inch budget Android tablets under $100 and oftentimes priced at only $70. I’ve tested real-world performance and benchmarked the chip embedded into the China-made Ployer Momo9 III 7-incher at 800-by-480 pixels and with 512MB of RAM (16-bit interface), which is the maximal supported amount on the A13. The chip-maker’s higher-end solution with support for up to 1GB is the A10 SoC, which also provides 32-bit memory interface, HDMI output, and 60fps 1080p playback capability.

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Telechips 8920 (tcc8920, ARM Cortex A5) Processor Test

Telechips 8920 tcc8920

The Telechips 8920 is an ARM Cortex 5-based single-core 1GHz processor, which can be found in some cheap China-made Android tablets and HDMI dongles.

In this review and the accompanying video you can see how the tcc8920 performs when it comes to the usual computing tasks such as OS navigation, web browsing, and video playback. The device used here in an Android 4.0-powered HDMI dongle, which is available on the market by various manufacturers for about only $50.

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Acer Iconia Tab W510-1674 Cheap Windows 8 Tablet Overview

Acer Iconia Tab W510-1674

Currently the cheapest Windows 8 tablet on the market is the Acer Iconia W510-1674, priced at $399.99. It has a 10.1-inch display, Intel Atom processor, and standard Windows 8 for x86 processors instead of RT version for ARM chips, meaning that you will be able to run virtually all new and old Windows application, without RT’s limitations.

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Pandigital Novel R7T40WWHF1 – Cheapest Android Tablet ($50)

Pandigital Novel R7T40WWHF1

The Pandigital Novel R7T40WWHF1 is currently the cheapest Android tablet on the US market, with a price of only $50 at Walmart.

Because of the very low price, the one would expect that the R7T40WWHF1 has many disadvantages and wonder if it’s usable at all. The device is usable, running an old Android 2-point-something version on a 7-inch 800×600 display, with help of an ARM 11 single-core processor and 1GB of DDR2 memory.

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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite – 249EUR Android Tablet with 3G

Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

The Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite is the latest addition to the company’s tablet lineup. The solidly built MediaPad 7 Lite has a 7-inch 1024×600 IPS display, a single-core 1.2GHz A8 CPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, 3.2MP camera on the back and 0.3MP on the front, and non-customized Android 4.0 ICS. The tablet is just an average budget product, but it stands out with its 3G connectivity, an aluminum lid, and IPS screen tech.

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