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Old 21-11-2012, 16:24
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Hi folks,

I'm currently agonising over which tablet to get my daughter for christmas.

She will be using it mostly for games, iPlayer and YouTube although I would also like something she can use for school/research work.

Obviously the cheaper the better but I am willing to goto 150ish if neccessary.

She is used to using our New iPad so I'm looking to get as close to that as I can for the money (preferably white) so I've ruled out the sub 100 resistive screen tabs and am currently looking at two units;

The Zenithink C93 appeals because of its Samsung dual core chip set but the Sanei N10 is very appealing due to its looks, and IPS screen. This one is dual core also.

Any advice/input on either of these tablets would be very much appreciated,

Thank you.
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Old 21-11-2012, 16:27
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for my money i'd get her a 7" tablet.
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Old 21-11-2012, 16:30
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Thanks Flagpole.

I know I can get alot more value at 7" but she is used to the iPad now and her cousins are getting 10" tabs for christmas and I would never hear the last of it
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Old 21-11-2012, 19:18
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I don't think you'll get many people with experience of the tablets you've listed. If going for a Chinese tablet I'd buy one from somewhere with a good returns policy and put it through it's paces before you wrap it up for Christmas.

I bought a Chinese tablet recently, it was a great little machine but the battery life and wifi were flaky and it used to freeze up quite often. If I hadn't tried it out properly I wouldn't have known about these issues until it was too late. I ended up returning the tablet in the end.

For a little extra (around the 160-170 mark) you could get a second hand 1st gen 16GB iPad from somewhere like avforums.
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Old 21-11-2012, 19:47
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A tablet for a 7 year old!!!!!!!................when I were that age I made do with a satsuma and a pair of socks

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Old 21-11-2012, 20:43
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A tablet for a 7 year old!!!!!!!................when I were that age I made do with a satsuma and a pair of socks

Well if the OP takes my advice they'll only have to buy their daughter an Apple for Christmas.
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Old 21-11-2012, 21:00
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You can get a Samsung galaxy tab 2 10 for 240 with 50 cash back making it 190,

http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/mob...lourCode=WHITE

Below that you are looking at Chinese no names.
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Old 21-11-2012, 21:29
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Tesco is 238 taking it down to 178 and new customers get 10 off too.
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Old 21-11-2012, 21:47
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Tesco is 238 taking it down to 178 and new customers get 10 off too.
That seems like a great deal for a 10" Samsung.
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Old 22-11-2012, 00:42
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Well if the OP takes my advice they'll only have to buy their daughter an Apple for Christmas.
Good point....but what would a Bramley know about apples
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Old 22-11-2012, 01:00
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http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00A...sr=8-1&pi=SL75

Better specs, screen res, battery, camera, storage. Plus its.a reputable chinese brand

Better specs than the galaxy tab 2 posted above.
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Old 22-11-2012, 08:33
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Read the reviews for this and buy from UK seller

http://www.amazon.co.uk/MOMO11-SPEED...3569382&sr=1-1
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Old 22-11-2012, 11:52
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Read the reviews for this and buy from UK seller

http://www.amazon.co.uk/MOMO11-SPEED...3569382&sr=1-1
The one above i posted is much better than this. Reviews are good as well which you can see on youtube etc...

I've used the 7inch version of the tab and can say it is better than most branded tablets. Yes it feels a bit plastic and cheap but thats the same for any chinese tablet.
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Old 22-11-2012, 12:03
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A tablet for a 7 year old!!!!!!!................when I were that age I made do with a satsuma and a pair of socks

We also got a lump of coal if we were bad.
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Old 22-11-2012, 19:47
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You can get a Samsung galaxy tab 2 10 for 240 with 50 cash back making it 190,

http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/mob...lourCode=WHITE

Below that you are looking at Chinese no names.
All tablets on the market are made in China or Taiwan including Apple, Asus etc
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Old 22-11-2012, 20:30
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All tablets on the market are made in China or Taiwan including Apple, Asus etc
But they are brands - the others mentioned were some of the Chinese brands that you have to be careful with what you are getting.
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Old 23-11-2012, 01:24
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All tablets on the market are made in China or Taiwan including Apple, Asus etc
Damit I didn't know that

The difference is that with branded tablets at least there is going to be some level of support and hopefully the products have been reasonably tested. With the no names it is hit and miss. Not saying they are all crap but its difficult to tell the good from the bad.
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Old 23-11-2012, 07:47
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Damit I didn't know that

The difference is that with branded tablets at least there is going to be some level of support and hopefully the products have been reasonably tested. With the no names it is hit and miss. Not saying they are all crap but its difficult to tell the good from the bad.
I have the Momo8 IPS which is proving to be excellent for 115, manufactured by Chinese firm Ployer, which comes with full Google license and Jelly Bean.
Essential to buy from UK dealer (mine purchased from GTR ELECTRONICS)
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Old 23-11-2012, 10:24
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I have the Momo8 IPS which is proving to be excellent for 115, manufactured by Chinese firm Ployer, which comes with full Google license and Jelly Bean.
Essential to buy from UK dealer (mine purchased from GTR ELECTRONICS)
Has the company got any track record in doing updates ?
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Old 24-11-2012, 22:01
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Tesco is 238 taking it down to 178 and new customers get 10 off too.
Or the 7" version is 158 most places with 30 cashback
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Old 02-12-2012, 17:00
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http://www.amazon.co.uk/Smart-S1-And...4463915&sr=1-1 has antone seen this great value
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