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#1 pengyou



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Posted 17 September 2012 - 04:53 AM

I am very interested in this droid but am confused about the myriad versions of information that I get from the web. It seems that there are a multitude of models of this tablet? I have seen a number of places offering this tablet with 8gb and no 3g service for under $200. My questions:

1. All of the places selling the 16gb version of this tablet are much (more than $100) more expensive than the 8gb. I think they come bundled with other things. Is there a way to upgrade the tablet's memory? I am not really sure if I need more than 8gb but I have found from the past that things like memory size give a digital device a longer useful life.

2. Can this base model use a USB 3G dongle to get the service? Would I be better off using a mobile hot spot than to get a usb 3g dongle?

3. This does support flash, doesn't it?

The web is a wonderful place but it quickly becomes like a roadside point of interest - quickly littered with all kinds of garbage :( I wish there was a www mandate to date all articles and posts.

#2 RobNazarian



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Posted 18 September 2012 - 06:14 PM

I don't believe it supports a 3G dongle. As to flash, it supports microSD cards.

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#3 cladd1



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Posted 30 September 2012 - 08:12 AM

We just got a Tab 2 7" for my 3 yr old grandson for his b-day .......... we are all now learning Droid together :-) .......... be interesting to see how intuitive he is learning to use it as well, since it will be his world !

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:29 AM

We just got a Tab 2 7" for my 3 yr old grandson for his b-day .......... we are all now learning Droid together :-) .......... be interesting to see how intuitive he is learning to use it as well, since it will be his world !

I also observe that is is much easier for children to learn something new. Because our days whenever you buy - it is necessary to read user's manual, sometimes for 100 pages.

#5 jewelreja



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Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:37 AM

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is great,this is for sure. But it is too costly.I found one great Android Tablet Ramos W42 powered by Samsung Exynos4412 - the same CPU on Galaxy Note 10.1. Ramos W42 is only sold at $249.99,just half the price of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Does any one have idea about if I can get one? It is so great and attractive,but I have no idea...please.


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:52 PM

I think you can choose the 8GB one and take another ways to expand the storage.For flash player, you can manually install one for it.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:55 PM

Although Samsung has an excellent reputation for its display technology, it chooses not to use its best panels in the Tab 2. Rather than the same excellent screen we saw on the Tab 7.7, Samsung goes for a PLS LCD panel instead, obviously in an attempt to keep the price low. The screen is serviceable, but not outstanding. It's 1024x600-pixel resolution is a touch low, equating to roughly 170 pixels per inch. In comparison, the Nexus 7 has a 216 pixels-per-inch resolution on a screen of the same size.

#8 crosslad



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Posted 07 May 2013 - 01:31 PM


1 I have the 16gb model an have added a 16gb micro sd card for docs, photos, music and videos. The photo slideshow stutters when playing a large number of photos though. Think this might be because they are on the sd card which is slower to access than the internal memory.
2 I bought a OTG cable of the internet. It works with USB memory sticks, not sure about 3g dongles though. You could always use a mifi device.
3 My tablet runs 4.1. When I have tried to install fllash it tells me my device doesn't support flash. Not sure if there is a way to put flash on it without routing it.

My bigest problem with the tablet is the quality of the case which has developed a crack near the headphone socket. I have never dropped the tablet so do not know how this happened.

Hope this helps.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 03:14 AM

Smart phones are very useful for the kids. Kids can learn many things in easy steps with fun.