Android tablets come in all shapes and sizes as well as different price tags, and E Fun has hit the sweet spot with its Netbook 8 which offers some pretty great specifications for a cost of just $99.99. What’s more, the tablet comes preloaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and it will be updated to version 4.4 KitKat next on July 15.
Appearance-wise, the E Fun Netbook 8 looks quite similar to the iPad mini. The slate has a 7.85-inch 1024 x 768p HD display surrounded by narrow bezels. There are dual cameras onboard, a 2MP rear snapper and 0.3MP front lens, and a slew of ports such as miniHDMI for 1080p video output, microUSB and microSD. On the inside, the tablet features a quad core Rockchip RK3188 processor based on the Cortex A9, clocked at 1.6GHz.
For memory, there’s 1GB of RAM and 8GB of flash storage. The Netbook 8 can deliver a total of 240 hours standby or 5 hours of continuous 1080p HD video playback. The tablet is preloaded with various Google services as well as apps such as Nook, VUDU, CloudLink, Springpad, Net Nanny and more.
The E Fun Netbook 8 is currently available for purchase across the US through Walmart. For $99.99, it’s practically a steal. Let us know your thoughts on this very affordable Android tablet.
Technical specs of the tablet:
– OS: Android 4.2 (upgradable to version 4.4 KitKat)
– Display: 7.85-inch HD touchscreen
– CPU: 1.6GHz Cortex A9, quad core
– Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, miniHDMI output, microSD card slot
– Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB storage
– Camera: 2MP rear, VGA front
– Dimensions: 7.79 x 0.37 x 5.37 inches
– Weight: 0.86 pounds