WikiWirral values you and your opinion.
Forum Stats
12182 Members
65 Forums
72588 Topics
978217 Posts
86 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
90 registered (Apg2003, 17 invisible), 1586 Guests and 223 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Need help 366
Wirral High Tides? 346
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil 329
Sometimes You Could Strangle Someone 326
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY 323
Asbestos shed removal 305
Paypal help 270
RAC ,AA v Breakdown Recovery 247
Lost Mobile Phone 244
Deportation Row 239
New General Forums
birthday wishes
by sunnyside
12:48 PM
The Green Eyed Girl
by granny
10:33 PM
Breastfeeding Dads Want to Be A Breastfeeding Hero
by fish5133
16th Jan 2017 1:24pm
9\11 Jumpers
by cools
15th Jan 2017 10:04am
New Wirral History
What was County Hall, Abbey Street, Birkenhead?
by yoller
15th Jan 2017 1:28pm
752 The Old Manor Club, Withens Lane, Liscard
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 2:20pm
751 Plough Inn, Mount Pleasant Rd, New Brighton
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 1:38pm
351 Prince Alfred 30 Tunnel Road 30 30 to 32
by yoller
8th Jan 2017 7:18pm
167 Wirral Arms George Street 9 Grange Street
by yoller
8th Jan 2017 7:11pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
The Green Eyed Girl
by snowshoes
02:31 PM
Paypal help
by venice
01:17 PM
Spectacles found.
by Beethoven
01:02 PM
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by fish5133
12:41 PM
When we live to be a 100 yrs old
by sunnyside
12:06 PM
Deportation Row
by goodoldphil
12:00 PM
Best Price for Scarpping my car
by Excoriator
08:28 AM
Does anyone remember the welly club in tranmere
by Collette63
07:09 AM
Taylors Villas 1874 any info?
by diggingdeeper
06:01 AM
January
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by buddy
09:46 AM
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:08am
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#996231 - 27th Dec 2015 10:21pm tablet advice
rocks Offline

Wiki Guide

Registered: 2nd Apr 2011
Posts: 6630
Loc: 3/4 of the way there....
i want to buy a tablet mainly for taking on trips/hols but thought id ask some advice first, my first option was this because of its good battery..

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/3259944.htm

then i found Archos that takes a sim card (could be handy if limited wi-fi available)and both good prices

http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/...138964-pdt.html

http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/...120179-pdt.html

i would mainly be using it for simple games and social media and maps and i google chrome for browsing TIA
_________________________

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Top
Digital Wirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

* * * vipstudios.co.uk - Photographic Studios * * *
Now Advertise with WikiWirral.
WikiWirral stats 35,000 Page Views a Day +500 Search Engines.. Click Me
#996237 - 27th Dec 2015 11:58pm Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Vanmanone Offline

Forum Guardian

Registered: 5th May 2010
Posts: 3411
Loc: The Rectory Eastham
Based on your choices,as the price reflects really The YOGA has better speck and a nice higher definition IPS screen aswell as some good reviews were as the Archos`has mixed mainly at the lower end of the scale,as for reliability .. I couldn`t say.
I bought a huddle which was great for a few months but then just stopped working,after they repaired it,it came back and just wouldn`t charge up, they gave me my money back.

Top
#996238 - 28th Dec 2015 12:22am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Happy Birthday Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 20999
Loc: Wirral
Your better off tethering your phone to the tablet, the beauty of that is you can position your phone to receive a better data connection, yet you will have a strong wifi connection to your phone.

Those prices are really good, however you may find the overall experience a bit laggy. Thats my thoughts, only because i find the cheaper tablets struggle to be smooth in performance.

The reviews seem to be kind.
Look for the same product on Amazon i like there reviews.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#996239 - 28th Dec 2015 12:23am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
rocks Offline

Wiki Guide

Registered: 2nd Apr 2011
Posts: 6630
Loc: 3/4 of the way there....
thanx for the reply, this is why im asking for advice as i cant find much info on the archos and what i did find was very mixed!
iv been browsing for 2 days, my brain is frazzled with spec i dont understand haha
_________________________

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Top
#996240 - 28th Dec 2015 12:30am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Happy Birthday Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 20999
Loc: Wirral
Visit Pc world, try it out.
Its such a competitive price, i wonder if it feels cheap to hold or work with. It may not be as bright the display as you expect.

If your unsure definitely visit the store and have a go.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#996241 - 28th Dec 2015 1:01am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
rocks Offline

Wiki Guide

Registered: 2nd Apr 2011
Posts: 6630
Loc: 3/4 of the way there....
plan on going tomoz, are you saying the lenovo is a good price or the archos?
_________________________

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Top
#996244 - 28th Dec 2015 1:23am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Happy Birthday Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 20999
Loc: Wirral
O i see, they are both 3G.
Personally as i say just tether your phone to a tablet.
Then your not paying out twice for data with 2 sims.

A quick google, these tablets are all pretty cheap now.

I would say bucks for money this one from those 2 http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/...138964-pdt.html

The extra memory, and larger screen are my reasons why, but you could save more money None 3G,but thats if you can tether with your mobile provider.
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#996245 - 28th Dec 2015 1:31am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Happy Birthday Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 20999
Loc: Wirral
Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2.8 Inch 16GB tablet

Is running KitKat, it should be on lollypop at least.

Im too tired to think now, thats what i can tell you for now, but you should be able to get a branded tablet for 99 ish as a guide. Sorry my eyes are closing. .
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#996248 - 28th Dec 2015 6:53am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
lansyp Online   content

Forum Addict

Registered: 21st Jul 2009
Posts: 1449
Loc: rockferry

Top
#996251 - 28th Dec 2015 9:37am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
lansyp Online   content

Forum Addict

Registered: 21st Jul 2009
Posts: 1449
Loc: rockferry
I personally have a hp slate 10 I think they have stopped making them now but it's a great little tablet and it also has the ability to take a SIM card .you can still get them on eBay they also have an ad card slot .the cameras sent brilliant but there great for video calling

Top
#996252 - 28th Dec 2015 10:12am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
rocks Offline

Wiki Guide

Registered: 2nd Apr 2011
Posts: 6630
Loc: 3/4 of the way there....
thanks for the advice guys theres so much choice its a headache! all i know is a couple of years ago i got a no named cheap tab off line for 45 thinking it was a bargain and its useless so i dont want to waste my xmas money on more sh'te, im going to pc world today for a nose, i also favoured the achos 8inch mark but then realised it didnt have a front camera
_________________________

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Top
#996272 - 28th Dec 2015 4:40pm Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
rocks Offline

Wiki Guide

Registered: 2nd Apr 2011
Posts: 6630
Loc: 3/4 of the way there....
im back laugh the archos did have the front camera but i fell for the asus zen pad c70 for only 59 and its specs were the same as some much pricier models, i had a good play with it in the shop and it seemed to "like me" wink thanks again for the input guys x
_________________________

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Top
#996323 - 29th Dec 2015 8:38am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
Softy_Southerner Offline

Forum Guardian

Registered: 2nd May 2008
Posts: 4090
Loc: Back in Devon
The cheap little tablets you can pick up on Ebay can be fine but........................... install AV as soon as you receive as they can have spyware on - personal experience. I'm fairly savvy but this wouldn't let me remove it no matter what I did. Having Googled it it is a fairly common occurrence and the seller did let me return for a full refund after not too much hassle.

I did buy another one another time and have had no issues with that.

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Spectacles found.
by Beethoven
01:02 PM
The Green Eyed Girl
by granny
10:33 PM
Paypal help
by venice
08:59 PM
A Little Girl Gets A Kitten
by Uffda
03:45 PM
Best Price for Scarpping my car
by Mike72
01:02 PM
For Sale & Free
Wanted old cars spares or repairs
by vw_kyle
01:08 PM
Astra 1.9 diesel 06
by lansyp
16th Jan 2017 8:47pm
viewsonic 22" monitor
by tommybarry
16th Jan 2017 3:39pm
Childs LFC peddle bike 5 - 8 Yrs
by Pete_M
13th Jan 2017 8:41pm
Projector
by madrob
13th Jan 2017 3:35pm
Featured Member
Registered: 2nd May 2010
Posts: 513
Newest Members
Collette63, shellylou, sgjrob, pjmeaneydog, jennynoonan
12182 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
Mark (48)
New Wirral Info
Paypal help
by venice
08:59 PM
Brown Bin Collections Restarting Today 17th Jan
by fish5133
09:04 AM
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:19am
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:08am
Asbestos shed removal
by TRFCKrisTRFC
13th Jan 2017 10:51pm
News : New Topics
Spectacles found.
by Beethoven
01:02 PM
When we live to be a 100 yrs old
by granny
11:46 AM
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by RUDEBOX
16th Jan 2017 5:58pm
Lost Mobile Phone
by spinner1
15th Jan 2017 6:56pm
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY
by GaryFromWirral
15th Jan 2017 11:28am
New Enthusiast Forums
A Little Girl Gets A Kitten
by Uffda
03:45 PM
Best Price for Scarpping my car
by Mike72
01:02 PM
Diagnosis Route
by fish5133
12:10 AM
RAC ,AA v Breakdown Recovery
by fish5133
16th Jan 2017 8:35pm
La La Land
by paxvobiscum
16th Jan 2017 2:52pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Paypal help 270
The Green Eyed Girl 77
When we live to be a 100 yrs old 65
Spectacles found. 17
birthday wishes 7
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 8:16am
Sunset Wed 4:29pm
Local Time Wed 4:07pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .