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Topic # 123292 2-Jul-2013 14:13
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Looking at getting one of these http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/ViewOfferDetail-Product?ProductRef=214404@WSL-B2C seems like a pretty sharp price, but I cant seem to find anything on the web about this device, apart from the thomson-electronics website, which is not very useful, has anyone got one of these like to comment on what they are like, the specs look good for the price.

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  Reply # 848290 2-Jul-2013 15:34
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Do you know the specific model number as it looks like it might be this one
-http://www.thomson-electronics.com/index.php/products/tablet-pc/7-dual-core-tablet-m6




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  Reply # 848321 2-Jul-2013 16:34
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Went and took a look out of curiosity.

Looks like a very cheap build - all plastic etc. Compared it to the HP Slate ($229?) and no comparison in terms of build ie the HP is miles better.

Performance wise there was no network at the store I visited so I couldn't check the maps app out. I did some typing in the Word To Go app and it was a bit sluggish.

I'd say save your money and buy the HP or save a bit more and get a Galaxy Tab or Nexus 7.




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  Reply # 848416 2-Jul-2013 21:18
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openmedia: Do you know the specific model number as it looks like it might be this one
-http://www.thomson-electronics.com/index.php/products/tablet-pc/7-dual-core-tablet-m6

Yes this appears to be the m6 model

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  Reply # 848417 2-Jul-2013 21:22
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Very small battery for a tablet.

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  Reply # 848466 3-Jul-2013 01:17
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Just Laptops sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 for $239. I bought one a couple of weeks ago and love it.
Is much better than the el cheapo Chinese one I already had.

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