Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

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August 24, 2015 · 11:01 am

Insignia Flex Elite 7.85: Wrong FCC ID!

Dan EE originally said the tablet IDed itself as the Nexus 9. I finally got curious about that and emailed him, because I didn’t see it in the About Tablet information.

It turns out I should have dug deeper. It’s in this screen:


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Teclast: We Don’t Use Crap Memory Chips In X98 Pro!

More drama over at Weibo.



The link goes to this page (use Chrome browser to translate).

Apparently someone started a rumor Teclast was using “white label” chips. They refute that with a very, very detailed explanation — with photos — of the brand-name chips they’re using.

Previously here:

Teclast X98 Pro: Alleged Master Lu Benchmark
Teclast X98 Pro iPad Clone Tablet Annnounced
Teclast X “Super Tablet” iPad Clone Coming: Core-M?

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Asus ZenPad S 8.0 (“Plus/Pro” Model) Gets Third Review

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 Review: An Almost-Great Tablet Held Back By Its Software

Antutu pulled down a score of 45013, just a little lower than the ZenFone 2. Understandable considering the higher resolution of the screen. The 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme benchmark managed a score of 7522, which is okay. It’s higher than you’d see in budget devices powered by the Snapdragon 615 or 410, but still not as good as the GPU in a flagship device. Note, I’m using the 4GB version of the tablet with the faster Intel chip.

Italics emphasis in original.

I expected an AnTuTu score in that range. At US$299, that’s a good score.

I’ve yet to encounter this version of the tablet in person, though, and look forward to finding a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 to compare with.

Meanwhile, after the break, some videos demonstrating the optional stylus.

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