Daily Archives: January 14, 2015
With its 2GBs of RAM and fast Intel Z3580 next-gen CPU, I had high hopes for this tablet.
Well, the videos speak for themselves.
In Manhattan, Best Buy store rankings mirror their street placement. The one on lower Broadway is the worst. The one at Union Square is a little better. The one at 23rd Street even better.
So it was no surprise today that the lower Broadway store didn’t have the Dell Venue 8 7000/7840.
And when I got to the Union Square store, I encountered …
Yeah. The damn thing wasn’t even plugged in and had insufficient charge. Worse, someone had bent the damn microUSB plug so it was hinky in recharging it!
But wait! It got even worse!
Now that the holidays are over, they’re offering a second model.
The first was a 1/16 tablet. This new one is a 1/32 model:
Onda has a ton of Weibos about their Android 5.0 upgrade. I’m not running all of them because all they do is reiterate the features of Android 5.0 everyone reading this blog already knows. So let’s just cut to the chase.
First, Onda again illustrates why I always say never buy first. This beta release can be used only by owners of Versions 3 and 4 of the Onda V989! Owners of early iterations 1 and 2 have to wait.