Review: ifive X2 Android Tablet
Oct01

Review: ifive X2 Android Tablet

Five Technology is a newcomer to the Chinese Android tablet market. However, they have come up with a handful of models that are rather popular. This is a review of one of their newer products, the ifive X2 Android Tablet. My first impression was that the ifive X2 is an updated version of their earlier model, the ifive X. The original ifive X is a dual-core RK3066 based tablet with a 9.7 inch 1024 x 768 display. The new ifive X2 Android tablet has an updated quad-core RK3188 chipset and a 8.9 inch 1920 x 1200 resolution retina display. While the two models do share some design similarities but I believe the ifive X2 is more of an expansion of Five Technology’s product line rather than a replacement of the ifive X. DinoDirect Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk AliExpress Buy ifive X2 from Dino Direct DinoDirect.com is a world’s leading cross-border online store with millions of active customers from more than 200 countries. DinoDirect is committed to becoming the best reliable marketplace on the net by offering high quality products with the widest selections, reasonable price, worldwide free shipping and superior 7×24 customer service. Buy from DinoDirect Buy ifive X2 from Amazon.com FNF ifive X2 Quad Core 1.8GHz 8.9 Inch IPS Android 4.2 Tablet Click Here for Pricing, Pictures and Reviews on Amazon.com Buy from Amazon.com Buy ifive X2 from Amazon.co.uk 8.9-Inch FNF Ifive X2 16GB Tablet PC IPS Retina Screen 1920x1200 RK3188 Quadcore 1.8GHz 2GB RAM Android 4.1 MID with Bluetooth Dual Cameras and 7000mAh Battery Click Here for Pricing, Pictures and Reviews on Amazon.co.uk Buy from Amazon.co.uk Buy ifive X2 from AliExpress AliExpress has numerous retailers that are offering the ifive X2 at a great price and some even have free international shipping thrown in. Buy from AliExpress First Impressions The ifive X2 came in a rather colorful box that is rather different form the usual mostly black or white boxes that the Chinese tablet manufacturers seem to prefer. The tablet even comes with a thin but full color starter guide but it is in Chinese. The build quality and overall design of the ifive X2 is quite impressive. The housing is made from Aluminum which adds a bit of heft to the tablet. While many China tablets basically just copy the design of an iPad, the ifive X5 does not. In fact, the styling of the tablet reminds me a bit of the Pipo M7 pro design. Held in landscape mode, there is a front facing camera at the top and right next to it is a ambient light sensor. There aren’t many China tablets that come with a light sensor....

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Pipo M7pro Android Tablet Review
Aug16

Pipo M7pro Android Tablet Review

This is a hands-on review of the Pipo M7 pro, a slightly smaller version of the Pipo M9 pro. The Pipo M7 pro has a smaller 8.9 inch screen compared to the 10.1 inch screen on the M9 pro. In addition, the M7pro uses a PLS (Plane to Line Switching) panel display while the M9pro has an IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel. Both panel technologies are similar with high brightness and wide viewing angle. However, PLS technology is more energy efficient compared to IPS. Other than this difference, all the other specifications for both devices are more or less the same. Therefore, on this review, I will just make note of the differences between the 2 devices plus comparisons with the Nexus 7 which has a similar price range. You can refer to my Pipo M9pro review for the first impressions and performance sections as they mostly apply to the M7pro as well. DinoDirect Amazon.com AliExpress Buy Pipo M7pro from Dino Direct DinoDirect.com is a world’s leading cross-border online store with millions of active customers from more than 200 countries. DinoDirect is committed to becoming the best reliable marketplace on the net by offering high quality products with the widest selections, reasonable price, worldwide free shipping and superior 7×24 customer service. Buy from DinoDirect Buy Pipo M7pro from Amazon.com Model Pipo M7 Pro. 8.9inch IPS 10 point touch capacitive screen. Resolution 1920x1200 pixels. CPU RK3188 ARM Cortex A9 Quad Core 1.6GHz. GPU Mali-400MP. Operation System Android 4.2. Click Here for Pricing, Pictures and Reviews on Amazon.com Buy from Amazon.com Buy Pipo M7pro from AliExpress AliExpress has numerous retailers that are offering the Pipo M7pro at a great price and some even have free international shipping thrown in. Multiple choices available including with and without 3G or throw in an additional leather case with your purchase. Buy from AliExpress Pipo M7pro and Google Nexus 7 comparison The Pipo M7pro currently retails for $279 for the WiFi only version (you can get it for under $220 on AliExpress) and $315 for the version with 3G (under $240 on AliExpress). Unfortunately for the M7pro, its specifications and price put it right in competition with the newly launched Google Nexus 7. The Nexus 7 has a smaller 7″ IPS display but with a similar 1920 x 1200 pixel. The Nexus 7 has a retail price of $269 for the 32 GB WiFi only version. On top of that, the Nexus 7 has a few major advantages over the M7pro. The Nexus 7 has dual-band (2.4/5.0 GHz) WiFi that provides a more stable connection than a standard 2.4 GHz WiFi. The Nexus 7 is also NFC enabled and...

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