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#996231 - 27th Dec 2015 10:21pm tablet advice
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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
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#996237 - 27th Dec 2015 11:58pm Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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.

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#996238 - 28th Dec 2015 12:22am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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.
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#996239 - 28th Dec 2015 12:23am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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
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#996240 - 28th Dec 2015 12:30am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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.
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#996241 - 28th Dec 2015 1:01am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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plan on going tomoz, are you saying the lenovo is a good price or the archos?
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#996244 - 28th Dec 2015 1:23am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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.
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#996245 - 28th Dec 2015 1:31am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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. .
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#996248 - 28th Dec 2015 6:53am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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#996251 - 28th Dec 2015 9:37am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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

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#996252 - 28th Dec 2015 10:12am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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
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#996272 - 28th Dec 2015 4:40pm Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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
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#996323 - 29th Dec 2015 8:38am Re: tablet advice [Re: rocks]
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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.

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