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Old 07-21-2012, 12:29 PM   #61
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There are alternatives to either of those tablets at or near the same price point.

The 7" Polaroid 702c has a faster processor than the kf, but also has a microsd card slot, a front camera, a volume button, android 4.0, and can easily be found for under $100.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has a faster processor, a front camera, a microsd card slot, android 4.0, a volume button, a much nicer screen, and costs about $250.

There are plenty of other examples, you just have to look around a bit and you can find some really great overlooked 7" tablets.
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There are alternatives to either of those tablets at or near the same price point.

The 7" Polaroid 702c has a faster processor than the kf, ...... $100.

There are plenty of other examples, you just have to look around a bit and you can find some really great overlooked 7" tablets.

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* 7″ screen >>>>(800×480)<<<<<<< Deal breaker for me!!!....sorry

* Capacitive touchscreen
* 1GHz CPU w\ graphics chip
* Android 4.0 ICS
* 4GB Flash storage
* microSD card slot
* speaker/mike
* VGA webcam
* Wifi
* g-sensor"
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Yeah, the screen on the Polaroid 702c is lacking, but at less than $100 for an otherwise nifty tablet, that's not too bad of a trade off.
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Yeah, the screen on the Polaroid 702c is lacking, but at less than $100 for an otherwise nifty tablet, that's not too bad of a trade off.
I have the 701i (ICS, TV out, microSD slot, but no camera) and it is a worthy device for the $90 that Big Lots sells it for.
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A lot of those things can be fixed with driver rewrites. Specifically the microphone, touch detection, and to an extent, ghosting. Charging too.
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Not something the average consumer knows how to do.
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Not something the average consumer knows how to do.
There's nothing the average consumer needs to know. The update comes over the air and you simply get a pop-up telling you that an update is ready and to press OK to get the process started. Your average grandma could do it.
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Lots of folks don't NEED it (including myself), doesn't mean they don't want it!
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And yeah, of course none of us NEED it.
Correct, I should have said ten reasons I am not impressed by the N7
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