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  Reply # 751170 26-Jan-2013 14:12 Send private message

OK....its not a iPad..!!....its a tablet then.....I guess iPad is trademark of apple!!.....its electronic!...pad-like....easy to use......its Chinese made.a lot of products are made there because of cheap labour costs!!.....japan did it....Malaya.....I enjoy using it despite what it is called!!......and I will keep reading reviews here on other products!!...and get a more expensive one later!!

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  Reply # 756530 6-Feb-2013 13:05 Send private message

I have a cheapie from the warehouse!!...paid 99.00 for it...still goes....had one problem.the screen went white no picture.knew their was power there so let it runout of power!!.....recharged it and bingo!! ...systems ago again.....OK for quick look for checking emails...

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  Reply # 763838 17-Feb-2013 17:10 Send private message

Well i took the plunge & bought a Chuwi V99 Quad Core Retina off trade me for $340. A bit more then i was wanting to pay but the retina option hooked me. Good solid build quality, full Google Playstore functionality & the screen is bloody amazing. For those looking @ the Chinese brands their is certainly junk out their but there also some good brands models floating around. For importing Ployer Momo12 $270 was my preferred choice & the  Ramos W41 $260 off trade me for a local purchase. Onda VI40 is another great model but @ $395 a rip-off.

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  Reply # 763913 17-Feb-2013 21:48 Send private message

Saw the Acer Iconia 500 with 3G for $199 at Dick Smiths. The sign said it had a faulty power button that was fixed. Not needing one (though tempted to buy one to resell) told a work colleague who rushed out to get one. It was sold but they had a couple in the back with no fault for the same price. That's a great deal since it's a dual core name brand table that can do ICS I think. The rest were bought by staff apparently.

He told his wife who told her work colleagues who rushed down to a different DSE and got two more. I think they exhausted the supplies at hand.




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  Reply # 764168 18-Feb-2013 14:08 Send private message

lchiu7: Saw the Acer Iconia 500 with 3G for $199 at Dick Smiths. The sign said it had a faulty power button that was fixed. Not needing one (though tempted to buy one to resell) told a work colleague who rushed out to get one. It was sold but they had a couple in the back with no fault for the same price.


Hi,
Any chance you can provide a bit more info on what to ask for for this please?

My brother has just asked for info on a cheap but good (?!) tablet, so I'd be interested in this if it's a good deal.

Cheers mate.

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  Reply # 774942 5-Mar-2013 12:54 Send private message

Dick Smiths in Dunners was selling the Iconia A500 wifi for $269 and 3G for $289 to get rid of the display models. I was a day late in discovering this. Still intent on replacing my VIGO7 I purchased the Acer Iconia B1 (7 inch), and honestly I'm stunned at how superior it is. It's very snappy, has a better screen and the battery lasts approx 3 times longer. The only downer is that it doesn't have USB hosting. Knowing what I do now I'd even more than likely get this over the VIGO10 given the similar price.

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  Reply # 777566 10-Mar-2013 09:46 Send private message

The warehouse has the Nextbook Premium 7" Android Tablet at $129 today, from 10 am...

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