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Cheapest 'touch' tablet?

Discussion in 'General mobile discussion' started by omegaman7, Jul 21, 2012.

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  1. omegaman7

    omegaman7 Senior member

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    I'd like a tablet, for on the go entertainment. E.g. facebook(including flashbased gaming). My phone is capable of some of this, but it's sooo outdated now, I can't even log onto facebook. Which is fine. The screen is too damn small anyway...

    Recommendations for a touch tablet, in the $100 - 200USD range???
     
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    omegaman7 Senior member

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    I might just keep that one in mind :)
     
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    Have a look at Google's new tablet, the Nexus 7. It's 90% what I'd buy if I was in the market for a $200 tablet right now.
     
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    omegaman7 Senior member

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    Looks good! Unfortunately, I came into a financial situation. I expect things will get better in a month or two though ;) Thanks guys!
     
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    No worries, there will probably be another tablet to consider out by then to be honest! I should have known you'd see this anyway, so ignore my PM.
     
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    omegaman7 Senior member

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    I don't doubt that tablets are outdated quickly, just like PC's. Perhaps even more so, given the trend ;)
     
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    I would say Galaxy Tab 2 is one of the cheapest of tablets right now.
     
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    simple solution BUY HCL U1... it can do all your required function and you can play lots games as well... it runs on android 4.0 ICS so it is gooood... and will cost you around 150$ !!
     
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    i dont know about tablets but i'd say shop around.the prices in stores and online vary a lot.
     
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is on sale now and you can make phone calls with it also.
     
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    I'm not necessarily trying for the CHEAPEST tablet. I'd like value for my buck too. Essentially, I want something with smooth code(hardly any bugs). I need fluid response from flashbased gaming.

    But quite frankly, I believe I may have jumped ship from this idea. I just bought a 15" USB touch panel addon, which can theoretically be added to ANY 15" screen(I have a Dell 15" 4:3). I'll let the thread know how it works. I'll likely start a new thread showing how it was accomplished, so others can entertain the idea, and see how easy it is. It should be pretty easy. Remove the bezel, and slap it in. A little more involved, but essentially that easy :p

    The desire for a touch pad was fueled by a game called Bejeweled. I'm friggin addicted, and I'm pretty sure I'll enjoy it more if I can 'touch', instead of mouse!
     
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    im familiar with bejeweled i play blitz on fb and have bejeweled 3 on my pc.honestly never tryed it with touch screen but i have seen a video of someone playing on a giant touch screen with it.looked like they were using a projector or 42 inch screen and looked like heaps of fun.
     
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    I'll be honest with you I don't know if you can find a good cheap tablet for under $100. Yes, you can buy one for under $100, but will you be happy with it? Maybe.... And maybe not.
    Personally, I recommend that you save up another $59, and buy a Kindle Fire.
    That's right, the Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet is now only $159!!! That's a big price drop and now is my #1 recommendation for budget shoppers. It's a great tablet for watching videos, facebook, playing games, surfing the web, listening to music, reading books, etc.
     
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    Thanks berrymartin! I'm checking out a used one on ebay for 108USD shipped!
     
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    Well, i have two options Google's new tablet, the Nexus 7 and another one is Samsung Galaxy Tab.Now the choice is yours.
     
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    What's google? :p

    I simply like afterdawn, for the expertise of a lot of the people. I like taking recommendations from them. Certain things I will educate myself, but when it comes to things like tablets, that I rarely use, I'd rather be spoonfed answers :p
     
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    1 up for Galaxy Tab. I doubt Nexus 7 is the cheapest tablet around.
     
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    I pretty much use a laptop for my mobile purposes now. I only play candy crush on facebook, and I'm about to dump that one! LOL! It's too random for my liking... Level 275 is a BIG prick!
     
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