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Re: Linx Tablet VS Opposition

Postby danskeman » September 13th, 2015, 7:32 am

westonpf wrote:The problem with most of these lower end Chinese tablets, Linx included is battery life. They don't have the staying power of the iPad or higher end Android tablets. I've seen a number of people comment on poor battery life of the Atom based Android tablets as well. To keep costs down there are compromises.

With Windows I had always thought that higher resolution meant more on desktop screen but at a smaller size, fine where resolution increases with screen size but how does this work on a tablet size screen with apps that aren't optimised for touch. High resolution on iPad and Android are fine as the app interface is designed for touch. The same can't be said for Windows just yet.

If the Onda tablet is anything like the Tecelast Air II it looks good but battery is poor and performance is no better than Linx.

Looking at the specs you can't help but think that they've all come off the same production line in a Chinese factory and the only thing that differentiates them is the final printing and packaging.

If you do buy one from China then be careful I've noticed that some are now stating that windows won't be activated if the language is changed from Chinese. At least aliexpress and Geekbuyer are telling you before you buy.


You cannot compare battery power of a low cost device with a device costing 4 or 5 times as much. Compare it with say a Hudl2, and then comparison is valid.
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Re: Linx Tablet VS Opposition

Postby loulou » November 23rd, 2015, 7:29 pm

Curious about the ASUS Transformer T100HA (Cherry Trail Quad-Core Z8500) though there seems to be some issues with that too! Most notably "ghost touches" on the touchscreen. Only appears to be the 2GB RAM versions in the UK so far - can see 4GB RAM/64GB and 4GB RAM/128GB versions on Amazon.fr and Amazon.com.

From reading the Transformer Forums the 4GB/128GB RAM version was as low as 299€ from the French website Rueducommerce nearly two weeks ago!

CPU: 1.44GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Processor (quad-core)
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
RAM: 2GB (4GB versions available elsewhere)
Screen: 10.1-inches 1280 x 800 resolution
Storage: 58.2GB eMMC (34GB available)
Optical drive: N/A
Ports: 2-in-1 card reader (Micro SD/Micro SDXC), 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack, 1 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x USB-C Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps), 1 x Micro USB, 1 x micro HDMI
Connectivity: Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0
Camera: 2 cameras; front 2 megapixels, rear 5 megapixels
Tablet Dimensions: 265 x 175 x 8.45mm (WxDxH)
Dock Dimensions: 265 x 173.7 x 10mm (WxDxH)
Operating System: Windows 10 Home
Tablet Weight: 0.58kg
Dock Weight: 0.46kg

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