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Teclast X80 Power 8" 2GB/32GB Windows/Android Cherry Trail Tablet - US$99 Shipped @ GeekBuying (~AU$134)

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Looks like GeekBuying are running a flash sale on the new Teclast X80 Power Windows/Android tablet for US$99 for a day.

Specs are great for the price, particularly given the quadcore Z8300, 1920 x 1200 IPS display and metal case.

I've got the Teclast X80HD for a while now which has been excellent in terms of build quality and reliability.

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  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS: Allows you to remain connected and productive
  • Microsoft Windows 10 OS: Windows 10 brings back the popular Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you mark up Web pages on your screen
  • Intel Cherry Trail Z8300 64bit Quad Core 1.44GHz, up to 1.84GHz: Ultra-low-voltage platform and quad-core processing provide maximum high-efficiency power to go. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers dynamic extra power when you need it
  • 8.0 inch IPS Touch Screen with 1920 x 1200 Resolution: Natural finger-touch screen makes the most of Windows 10. The 1920 x 1200 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity and IPS technology provides wide viewing angles
  • 2GB RAM for Advanced Multitasking: Substantial high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run your games, photos and video-editing applications, as well as multiple programs and browser tabs all at once
  • 32GB eMMC ROM Storage Capacity: Provides room to store pictures, videos, music and more
  • TF Card Expansion: Accepts compatible cards up to 128GB (not included) for easy expansion
  • Bluetooth 4.0: Supports fast transmission of data, pictures and files, and more faster than BT3.0
  • HDMI Output Expands Your Viewing Options: Connect the tablet to an HDTV or high-definition monitor to set up two screens side by side or just enlarge pictures
  • Dual Cameras for Photos and Face-to-face Chat: 2.0MP front and rear cameras let you capture memorable moments or chat with friends

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  • Bit of a review of this Device:over at Freaktab

  • 3-4hrs 3,800mah and i doubt it has gps

    • That was my biggest hope that it would have GPS, but no mention in the specs.

    • I couldn't see GPS mentioned on the listing. Don't think it's particularly common on budget tablets.

      • Protip: Windows tabs generally do not have gps. Dont know why. Sad thing is Microsoft is awesome at gps given they are affliated with Nokia Here maps.

        Also given the small battery and very low brightness screen it would probably not be all that useful as a gps anyway.

  • +1 vote

    Battery is just horrible. Those 8" Chinese(actually Teclast is a Taiwanese company, but it is irrelevant) tablets used to have a 5000mAh battery, but now it is down to 3800mAh ~ 4000mAh, which means the lacksture battery life has even worsened.

    • Yeah, but that probably made it 2mm thinner! Good enough for Apple, good enough for the Chinese guys.

    • My phone has a larger battery!

      I was going to buy something like this recently, and started a thread about it here, the general consensus was to get something from the Dell factory outlet instead. For $200 you can get an inspiron 11 with 2gb/32gb, for about $350 you can get one with a pentium processor, 128gb ssd, and 4gb ram. For $420 you can get one with all that plus convertible to tablet. For about $450 you can get one with an i3u processor.

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        Yeah, but the inspiron 11 is A LOT heavier than your usual android tablet. People who are interested in these Chinese tablets are looking a tablet that is light, can be easily held by your hand, does everyday tasks such as web browsing and lasts a day.

  • the build man..oh the build of these things..

  • Do note this these tablet gets blazing HOT ! and I mean ~80c+ CPU temp (back casing ~41c) hot for light gaming (portal, Trails in the sky, Ys, dangan ronpa) at 27c ambient temperature. Even youtube eventually reached ~65c after 15 minutes+.

    Now I normally don't care if my laptop's cpu reached ~ 70-80c+, but I personally feel uncomfortable for tablet with 80c+ CPU sitting 3-4cm adjacent to the battery

    Here's the teardown of teclast X80H (almost identical to x80H pro):

    http://imgur.com/WYGcqES

    See how close the CPU is to the battery). To be fair though, I've never heard anyone complaining of thermal runaway yet so I'm probably just too over paranoid here. But I still feel uneasy nonetheless

    Source: i own teclast x80HD, and many reviews suggests cherry trails CPU runs even hotter (and comsumes more battery even on idle)

    TL;Dr:
    1. CPU gets HOT, Youtube @65c+ Hot, light gaming ~75-80c+ Hot
    2. Hot CPU ~3cm proximity to battery
    3. But no reports of tablets on fire yet
    4. Don't mind? = you may go for it

    • thats weird, the cherry trail is smaller lithography than baytrail so in theory it should run cooler, although it largely depends on what youre doing, running pc games on it no surprise, if keen to DIY stick some heatsink inside

      • The issue isn't CPU-heavy task (i ran prime95 abd the temp capped at around 65c for bay trails. I'm sure it's the same if not lower for cherry trails). CPU-heavy task capped at around 1.5watt power consumption whereas GPU-intensive task can consume as much as 4watt for bay trails, and even more for cherry trail as it's more powerful but not much more efficient. So yeah, the slim shielding plate just doesn't cut it to dissipate that much power) Probably managable with mod though

        • the gpu is probably why, for z8300 it largely performed the same as baytrail gpu wise, the z8500 is where the next step happened and improves on with more EU

      • It uses more power.

  • Can this tablet runs *.exe files?

  • looks good for movies in bed (with headphones). would be good for work on the go if the battery was closer to 10 hours

  • This one or the hi8 pro for around the same price?
    http://www.geekbuying.com/item/CHUWI-Hi8-Pro-Dual-OS-Windows...

    • I'd probably lean towards the Teclast only because of the metal case which will (hopefully) act as a heatsink vs the CHUWI's plastic enclosure but I'm not sure how much each will heat up during use. I'm trying to get my hands on one to test for you guys.

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        Teclast usually have better screens. Like being glass.

        • And Chuwi plastic frame causes Tempered glass screen protectors to crack.

          One thing with the Chuwi, remove the factory screen film. Took me 6 months to realise it was there, feels much less like plastic screen when removed.

        • :( missed out!

  • I have the Chuwi hi8, which is the baytrail with similar specs otherwise, and at the price, I am happy with it. Battery life is as you would expect, not great, but it otherwise has fewer issues than I would have expected.

    I've just ordered this Teclast and for what I use it for, expect similar performance overall, but with the metal casing and a glass screen.

    Given that the hi 8 pro is still a plastic case and screen, I would say the Teclast is a better deal overall.

  • Thanks and ordered.
    Cheers

  • Drats, offer expired. US$115 now. @Clear, any chance of extending the offer?

  • Thanks, just ordered one + screen protector. Now just need to find a rubber bump case!

  • I'd just like to say, Thank you OP for providing such an amazing deal, it's still going at 99 USD.
    Just bought one for myself :) Now to wait till it arrives.

  • I wouldn't recommend this tablet. The wifi is extremely poor. Almost unusable.