Advent Vega Android tablet in PRICE CRASH – now only £199

UK retailer Dixons has SLASHED its asking price for the popular Advent Vega 10.1″ Android 2.2 tablet, taking it down beneath the critical £200 psychological barrier. As in, it now costs £199.99 including free delivery.

This price is for the version of the Vega without Adobe’s Flash Player pre-loaded on it, but as we’ve banged on about before, that’s easily fixed by updating the firmware via the Advent Vega site.

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Great price, that. With apologies to one of our readers who bought one just last week. And thanks to Droid-Den for the tip. They clearly know us very well.

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  1. mintvilla

     /  March 30, 2011

    ha, i just saw this on the modaco forums, i bought my “new” one from ebay last week, for 190, thinking i got a bargain. Wish i had got this now instead. Still very worth it.

  2. Awesome tablet, people need to know ;)

  3. Phil

     /  March 30, 2011

    I am temped now. Can it play Facebook games when you install flash?

  4. Anonymous

     /  March 30, 2011

    cancelled my pc world business order and picked up this. well pleased. a very decent and tweakable 10.1 capacitive dualcore tablet sub £200

  5. pete

     /  March 30, 2011

    Now can it run honeycomb.

    If so they will sell out very quickly

    • Simon

       /  March 31, 2011

      No. That’s why the price has been reduced to clear them out

      • pete

         /  March 31, 2011

        I didn’t mean officially. I know that isn’t happening.

        But there are already some builds out there. So I’m snapping one up.

    • Mark G

       /  March 31, 2011

      The spec is suitable (same CPU/GPU as the Motorola Xoom, a Honeycomb tablet).

      If it does not get official Honeycomb support (which is the likely outcome), it will almost certainly get unofficial community Honeycomb support.

      A absolute bargain for someone prepared to tweak it and install Modaco’s ROM.

  6. Mark G

     /  March 31, 2011

    Don’t forget, you can get another 3% off using Quidco (which is £5 in this case).

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