- Android 4.0 version
- ARM Cortex-A8 1.00GHz
- 512MB RAM
Follow up from 5/26 review 07/15/2012
I want to start off by saying I upgraded to ICS with the mods suggested from eyeoncomputers on the tabletreplublicas soon as I got the tablet so I don't know if any of this applies to stock form running Gingerbread.
The tablet can handle micro SDHC up to 32GB. for those who want to have files over 4GB in size on the microSD card, format to exFAT or NTFS, both can be read HOWEVER you may not be able to mount the drive when the tablet is already running (definitely for NTFS, it will say drive is corrupted/needs to be formatted), card has to be inserted before booting up. Copying to the SD card via computer-USB-tablet and copying files from internal storage to SD card works for exFAT formatted cards, didn't really test with NTFS since it's a bit more CPU intensive and the aforementioned mounting issues. I've had no problems using any external USB drives (flash or HD/SSD based), my Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse combo works fine as well.
I've noticed the tablet will stutter occasionally playing mp3 files on the stock music player, this seems to happen regardless of it being the only application running or if it's being run in the background though it happens more in the latter scenario (I've actually noticed this on my Droid Incredible as well so maybe it's an android issue?). I have an external battery/charger that can power the unit via USB, however when it's being used the headphone output is disabled and the built in speaker automatically resumes. This issue doesn't always resolve itself even after unplugging both USB and headphone and restarting whatever was playing (noticed this during music playback). Not being able to mount exFAT or NTFS formatted microSD cards without a reboot is annoying if you have several of them. MKV files play fine with MX Player as long as it is h264 using the 8bit profile, hi10p is too CPU intensive for smooth playback.
If you turn off the wifi, sometimes the tablet will have issues turning it back on. I've noticed I can usually get around this by turning airplane mode on and off and then turning the wifi back on again.
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