Today's Android tablet news is coming from… Binatone!

Binatone! Binatone is making two Android tablets, actually, offering the cheapest model for an astonishingly low £129.99. That’s for the 7″ model of the Binatone HomeSurf tablet, with an 8″ version planned for launch at £179.99.

Yes, there’s some bad news – the screens of both the Binatone HomeSurf 7 and HomeSurf 8 are of the resistive type, plus resolutions are rather low at 800×480 on the 7″ tablet and 800×600 on the 8″ version. Oh, and there’s no GPS…

Binatone HomeSurf android tablet

But then at only £129.99 for a 7″ tablet you can’t be too picky. It’d do for a bit of late night bedside cabinet browsing.

binatone homesurf 8

And that’s the 8″ version, which looks slightly more aspirational. Link via What Mobile. Click the read more tab for the list of tech specs of both.

HomeSurf 7 Touch Tablet

7” TFT LCD, 800×480 pixel (WVGA)
Resistive Touch Screen with Stylus
WiFi b/g
Android OS
2GB Storage (expandable via MicroSD)
Auto rotating screen
MicroSD Card slot (SD/SDHC)


Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Video Playback (MP4, H.264, XVID)
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Stereo Speakers
Built-in Microphone
3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack with headphones
Mini USB cable for data transfer
Video Playback Time 3h
£129.99 / € 169.90 UK and European version

HomeSurf 8 Touch Tablet

8” TFT LCD, 800×600 pixel (SVGA)
Resistive Touch Screen with Stylus
5 Cap-Sens keys
WiFi b/g
Android OS
2GB Storage (expandable via MicroSD)
Auto rotating screen
Micro SD Card slot (SD/SDHC)
Video Playback support MP4, H.264
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Video Playback Time 4h
Stereo Speakers
Built-in microphone
3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack
Mini USB cable for data transfer
Charging dock with Speaker
£179.99 / € 229.90 UK and European version

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  1. So are they selling the same thing as the Indian tablet that’s supposed to sell for £50 here, but with an £80 charge for having Binatone written on it? Good deal.

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  2. k0zmic

     /  September 1, 2010

    Doesn’t look bad for the price, just wish the screen was capacitive.

    Reply
  3. Binatone? That takes me back.They had a PONG console in the 70s. Didn’t realise they were still around.

    Reply
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