By the word Cheap Android Tablets, we mean the Android Tablets those are available within the range of $ 200 in U.S. or INR 10,000 in India. These are Cheap Android Tablets because their elder brothers like Samsung Android Tablets cost almost 2.5 times and iPad around 3-4 times.
Many of us go to the Shop or Ebay and buy one. Most buyers have more expectations from these Cheap Android Tablets, after purchasing they discover this thing is missing, that thing is substandard, most of us do not think what can really be offered at $ 100 – $ 200 today. So this post on Cheap Android Tablets will make the buyers aware what they will get on these Cheap Android Tablets and what not. This post on Cheap Android Tablets for the common people, we will avoid too much technical jargons.
Cheap Android Tablets and Apple iPad
You can not compare these Cheap Android Tablets with Apple iPad which costs 3-4 times more than these Cheap Android Tablets. Essentially both have a display, a motherboard, a processor, RAM, chassis and other Hardware parts – compromise in something is quite obvious. Our motto is to highlight the good points and bad points of these Cheap Android Tablets.
Pros of Cheap Android Tablets
Lower cost is the plus point. They can be purchased, used and thrown away, even if someone steals them or they get some major physical damage, you will not cry that much you will cry if a iPad’s screen is broken in to pieces.
Cons of Cheap Android Tablets
End user support is almost non existent for these Cheap Android Tablets, if not manufactured or re-branded by a local brand. Battery life is lower (around 2 hours), you might have to fight with Android Market place.
Gross Technical Specification of these Cheap Android Tablets and what they really can perform
If you are thinking you will format these Cheap Android Tablets and install Windows 7 or Ubuntu – you are wrong. Their processors (count iPad too) are ARM processors, means those are for our conventional Smartphones. In some Cheap Android Tablets the ROM (NAND), where the Operating System, that is Android OS itself is installed can be taken out and flushed with other mobile OS like Symbian or Windows CE. Yes, these are borderline legal and can make these Cheap Android Tablets totally not working.
Gross Specs of these Cheap Android Tablets
Operating System : Generally runs Android 2.1
Screen Resolution: 7 inch to 10 inch screen
Processor : 1GHz ARM
RAM : 256MB to 512 MB RAM
ROM : 512MB to 1GB ROM memory (NAND)
Others : Integrated speakers, mini USB port, usually have Ethernet and WiFi, and a front webcam.
What can be done with these Cheap Android Tablets
You can watch videos, hear music and browse the Internet on these Cheap Android Tablets. We think Browsing the Internet should alone be the usable feature. If you are dreaming of a smooth animation of the menus like iPad – you can forget it, so are the 3D games. Think seriously, your smartphone with 3″ screen costs more than these Cheap Android Tablets.
It is better to think these Cheap Android Tablets as device for few hours net surfing while your main computer is doing something. Another thing we can point out – Cheap Android Tablets are cheap, you can at least understand the ergonomics with a real iPad or Samsung Galaxy before investing a big money.