Originally Posted by Teknikal
Personally I'd go for a Nexus or Samsung as you know they have the horsepower for any video file out there, another factor is the Samsung's already come with all the needed codecs.
I imagine a lot of video on the cheap knockoffs would end up a stuttery mess or like a slideshow.
True for some, not true for others. I have the Polaroid tablet that I recommended earlier. It has played every video that I've thrown at it flawlessly. I use MX Video player. I also have a Samsung GTab 2 7.0 (Student Edition)... wonderful device too, but nearly 3 times the price.