Amazon Canada: Le-Pan TC 970 9.7" Google Android Tablet for $174 (50% off)
This is the number 1 bestselling tablet on Amazon right now and you don't have to pay $349.99 to get it. Because bargainmoose loves you very, very much you can get it for $174.
I write about a lot of stuff here on this fantastic website. Some of it I know a lot about, some of it I know almost nothing about. Android tablets though, these things I know a huge amount about. I'll get to that in a second but first here are the quick specs on the device. You can get a full run down on Amazon.
- Tablet with 9.7-inch Capacity display, support 720P video play
- Android 2.2 platform, and ultra-fast Wi-Fi connectivity
- ARM Cortex-A8 Core processor; support for Adobe Flash for viewing web sites, movies, games
- Front-facing 2-megapixel camera and microphone for video chats
- Micro SD expansion (up to 32GB), 2GB Micro SD card bundled
- Up to 6 hours of video playback/Wi-Fi web browsing
- Size (L/W/H): 9.29 X 7.44 X 0.48 inches
- Weight: 1.6 pounds
So this is a fantastic mid-range Android tablet. It is not for the power user but more for a casual user, which in all honesty, is most of the tablet buying public. I am essentially a broke hobo and I am STRONGLY considering buying one just to have it lying around the house. That's how good of a deal this is. Usually tablets at this price are 7" and have terrible specs. This one is very respectable and at $174 you really cant go wrong.
I mentioned earlier that I know Android tablets and I'll let you know why. Last April (April 9th, to be exact) I left the house with my laptop and put it on top of the truck. I then proceeded to drive down my foolishly steep driveway, stop and watch my laptop case tumble off my car. The laptop was, as we say in the business, pooched. So I decided to do an experiment. I run another website and I started a series of articles on there to chronicle my attempt to run my entire digital life off of my Android smartphone. To make a long story short, I did it. The goal of this was to see if I should buy another laptop or if I should get an Android tablet instead. I got the tablet and have been using it for all my computing needs (with a little help from my wife's laptop here and there) since then. So I'll let you know right now that these tablets are beyond capable, especially if you add a hardware keyboard. This specific one might not replace a laptop but you can certainly use your laptop less once you have one of these.
As usual, since this is Amazon, anything over $25 has free shipping!
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