[chbot] Cheapie 7" tablets

Robin Gilks robin at gilks.org
Wed Oct 2 22:07:15 BST 2013

> On Wed 02 Oct 2013 14:02:12 NZDT +1300, Robin Gilks wrote:
>> chinavision - same price as dx.com but add an extra NZ$17 for post!!
> Yep they insist on using couriers so not so good when one values price
> over shipping speed.
> I make the pricing DX US$154 / 0.79 = NZ$195 (I allow 2 cents for
> exchange and the bank rate is 0.81), chinavasion NZ$185, $7 extra
> for dealing with a dependable shop.
> http://www.chinavasion.com/china/wholesale/Android_Tablets/7_Android_Tablet_PC/Android_4.2_Quad_Core_Tablet_Freelander_PX2_7_Inch_3G_GPS_Bluetooth/
> It was just a suggestion, everyone has their own weighting of factors.
> Volker

I've used DealExtreme many times, AliExpress a couple of times and now I'm
trying ChinaVision :)

The order went in yesterday and I'll report back when something arrives.

Concerning the version of Android, its more up to date than anything
Samsung is shipping (4.1) and the new 4.4 isn't officially out yet. Since
this new device I'm getting is more phablet than tablet, I might try
CyanogenMod 4.3 in it if I find it lacking anywhere...

Robin Gilks

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