It’s too little, too late, for too much.
Too little: Non-Retina 1024 x 768 IPS screen, 1.6GHz Rockchip 3188 CPU, 1GB of RAM, a stingy 8GBs of internal storage, a 0.3MP front and unknown-MP back camera.
Too late: It’s April; this long after CES, who cares?
Too much: US$199. That's US$20 more than the Acer Iconia A1-830 that has 16GBs of internal storage.
For those undeterred, the website listing.
E FUN Unveils iPad Mini Clone
iPad Mini Clones Status Report
First Video: Nextbook 8 iPad Mini Clone
In other news, Vido has a 3G iPad Mini clone, which I didn’t know about.
An owner in a forum took his apart [Google Translate].
Despite the fact IMP3Net published a teaser countdown clock from Tmall [Google Translate] …
… we’ve already seen it listed for sale there.
ICOO, which never replied to my email inquiring if there was indeed a 2GB RAM version of the original ICOO Fatty, has released a 3G version of its iPad Mini clone [Google Translate].
There is nothing other than the 3G to recommend this tablet. It has a 1024 x 768 IPS screen, a 1.3Ghz MediaTek 8382 CPU, just 1GB of RAM and a stingy 8GBs of internal storage.
What makes it interesting is that the cellular frequencies are specified: GSM 850/900/1800/1900. According to this worldwide cellular frequency chart, the Fatty 3G would — ideally — work in the United States.
They’ve posted a 40-minute recording of one of the segments.
They did a very good job demonstrating it.
Orphan Black series co-creator Graeme Manson did a live chat with the Los Angeles Times’ Talking TV webshow and revealed a tiny Tatiana Maslany:
Spoilers after the break!
This is too elaborate to be a hoax — besides which, the posters in Chinese forums don’t tend to do hoaxes.
In June, Onda will offer a download of Windows 8.x that can be installed on its Intel 64-bit Retina-class 9.7-inch screen V975i tablet [Google Translate].
For those who can read the Chinese:
WARNING: From time to time, I get really pissed off and must do a Very Angry Post. This is one of those posts. Stop reading now if you don’t like such posts.
Here, 2011: Apple’s Next Greedy Move: Exclusivity
2014: Apple, Google offering game developers special incentives for exclusivity
Now just STFU when you find what I write hard to believe.
You are the idiot. Not me.
The shit I have to eat from people who can’t think…
Today I’m getting shit over Chinese tablets. Come back in three to five years when practically everyone is using a Chinese-brand tablet.
And that’s all there is, just a photo [Google Translate]. Trying to read the cards reveal only that it has a 7.9-inch screen at a disappointing 1024 x 768 with two variants: 1GB RAM with 8GBs or 16GBs of internal storage. Manufacturer(s) and specific Amlogic CPU are unknown.
This might not be something that’ll be manufactured. It could be just a reference design.