And, perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s the same as the V975i Android model: An iPad Air clone with a 9.7-inch Retina-class screen, a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3735D CPU with a typical frequency of 1.3GHz and a peak frequency of 1.8GHz, 2GBs of RAM, 32GBs of internal storage, microSD card slot, micro-HDMI-out, 2MP front and 5MP back camera. It doesn’t have 3G.
1199 yuan is about US$193.
The Tmall page shows a video of the original V975i running Windows. There’s still nothing new on Youku.
It doesn’t have a Windows button. How necessary is that? I’m wondering about people who will use it for games in full-screen mode. How do they bounce back to the Metro/Modern UI without having to quit? Would they just slide in from the left of the screen? Or slide in from the right for the Charms bar and hit the Windows icon there? If so, then why did Microsoft even give it a dedicated button?
Here’s a new YouTube video from Russia (no Russian in it) that highlights the problem with some Onda tablets. Sometimes they arrive DOA:
Keep that in mind when ordering! It might have to be shipped back — at your expense.
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