The Elocity A7 Tablet Review vs Ipad and Galaxy Tab
My Journey to the Elocity A7 Tablet
I love netbooks, however I recently decided to give it up for something new and exciting, the Android Tablet. It was not easy for me to do, I really enjoyed having a netbook, and I had stayed away from the tablet mainly because of the lack of a keyboard, and the touch screen in general. However, when I saw the Apple Ipad, I could not help myself. What a beautiful machine the Ipad is. But I soon learned that the Ipad isn't perfect. It is expensive, the internal battery is a huge detractor, and the lack of a SD card slot clinched it for me. As cool as it was, I would not buy it. The Samsung Galaxy Tab was my next choice, but being forced in to a contract with a cell phone company and almost the same price wasn't worth it either.
My search moved onto the MID tablets. A MID table or Mobile Internet Device, is usually smaller, cheaper, has a lower end process and less RAM. They are fair if you want to do limited things on them. I found a MID X5a, and ordered it from China. There is a plethora of tablets coming from China. There are some good deals out there, but most do not compare to the Ipad or Galaxy Tab. The most irritating thing I found was the resistive screen. It is very different than the capacitive screens on the Ipad and the Galaxy. The X5a didn't support multitouch. Although I liked the price, I sent it back to China.
So I researched some more, and even though the MID tablets were not for me, I still did not want to pay $500 for one. I also didn't want a 10 inch tablet; the 7 inch was just the right size for me. I found the answer, the Elocity A7 tablet. It had the capacitive touch screen, a great processor, and plenty of RAM. It was good looking too, not as good as the Samsung, but still quite nice.
The Elocity A7 is a powerful, but affordable answer to the Ipad and the Galaxy Tab. It has the performance and feel of the Galaxy Tab, and even seems to fun faster. It has a 7 inch crisp screen, and has the capacitive multi-touch screen as well. The price was only around $300, and is running on the Android 2.2 version.
A great tablet with plenty to offer, and at a fabulous price, I couldn't help but be satisfied. This company is a newer company, and is breaking into the already crowded market. However, I think they have built a great tablet that is easily a competitor to most that are already out there. They are releasing newer versions in the future, and I may even consider upgrading to the 10 inch version. Regardless, I am very pleased with this tablet, and would recommend it to all.
Here are the specs:
7-Inch Internet Tablet for Android 2.2
NVIDIA Tegra II T-250, Dual ARM 9 CPU (1GHz clock speed)
with 8 separate processors
Capacitive Touch Screen
4 GB Internal Storage
Micro SD Card Slot upto 32GB
1080p Viewing and HDMI Output for 1080p True HD Viewing
3-Axis Accelerometer for 3D Gaming
Standard USB 2.0 Host
3.5mm Audio Jack
1.3 megapixel webcam
Wireless & Bluetooth™ 2.1