The Onda V989 user report at this IMP3Net forum thread continues to be updated [Google Translate].
We now have an AnTuTu X score.
Ouch! This is from a test published at the IMP3Net forum [Google Translate].
The video after the break looks very bad.
What I think is going on is that the software being used hasn’t been written to taken into account an octa-core CPU. And someone in the IMP3Net forum points out that the app in question might be using the lower-power cores since PDF reading is — ha! ha! — considered undemanding.
Same-day update: See end of post.
Of course I saw the news in China first — because I read China right after checking Comments for this blog in the morning — but I’ve linked to an American source because it’s the American market affected.
I don’t exactly know how to parse this. Lenovo’s ThinkPad 8 was significantly more expensive that their Miix 2 and the Dell Venue 8 Pro. But they’re also stopping sales of the Miix 2 as well.
Kindle Unlimited is now live for customers in the U.S..
And there’s bad news for some people, including me, in the Terms of Service:
We only accept credit cards for payment of your membership fees. Please do not sign up for the program with a debit card. Also known as a “check” or “ATM” card, a debit card typically has the word “debit” printed on the face of the card.
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
Well that sucks. I was hoping I’d be able to buy a $10 Amazon Gift Card, have a binge-read for the month, then not have to pay for the months I wasn’t using it.
It isn’t like Amazon not to want all the money.