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#1 +ultimate99

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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:44

I'm looking for a cheap tablet that can do the basic video viewing and pdf reading. What can you recommend to be a cheap tablet?




#2 Blaze_Zewi

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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:48

Whats your budget?

 

I highly recommend the Google Nexus 7 FHD 2013.



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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:51

There is some tablets from $30 but I am unsure if they'd last very long. I suspect they may be coming from China also, so discretion is advised.

http://www.newegg.co...Android-Tablets

 

 

 

 

Here's a tablet from TigerDirect for $66

 

http://www.tigerdire...2150&CatId=6957



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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:59

This tablet is not dirt cheap like $50, its a good price, considering its full Windows 8 on it

 

http://www.tigerdire...7759&CatId=6845



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Posted 05 December 2013 - 10:01

Hello,

 

Google Nexus 7, Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook all come to mind as good tablets.

 

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Aryeh Goretsky



#6 Skiver

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Posted 05 December 2013 - 10:03

Where abouts do you live? Assuming the US given the above responses.

 

If you are in the UK then Tesco's Hudle seems to be a pretty good cheap tablet, but if your budget can stretch I would agree with the above, Nexus 7 is a brilliant piece of kit.



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Posted 05 December 2013 - 16:09

Canada. So an Android device would suffice, not win 8? Because my wife has a win 8 laptop so I thought it would be nice for synchronization.



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Posted 05 December 2013 - 16:12

Canada. So an Android device would suffice, not win 8? Because my wife has a win 8 laptop so I thought it would be nice for synchronization.


I'd go for a windows tablet because they offer alot of bang for your buck, I added a link for the Dell tablet in this thread above

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 14:19

Hello,

Canada. So an Android device would suffice, not win 8? Because my wife has a win 8 laptop so I thought it would be nice for synchronization.

Budget? :)

#10 He's Dead Jim

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 14:23

Lidl launches £12.99 tablet

 

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 14:27

Hello,

Lidl launches £12.99 tablet
 
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#12 He's Dead Jim

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 14:31

Sorry, mybad it should have been this link;

http://www.trekstor....xiron-70hd.html

 

or this one;

http://forums.digita...d.php?t=1914810



#13 _dandy_

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 15:14

If all I wanted was video playback and PDF reading, I'd still be using my Blackberry Playbook (seriously).  They should be pretty cheap on ebay.



#14 OP +ultimate99

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 02:39

Budget: CAD 150.

 

BB Playbook? The wife is looking for a 10", 7" looks small, she's already got the Note 1.



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Posted 29 December 2013 - 01:04

Between these 2: Lenovo Yoga tablet 16gb $200 or Dell Venue 8 32gb $180?