Andy Pad update – 7" Android 2.3 tablet to cost £129

The Andy Pad big reveal countdown has gone out of the window, with the maker issuing a whole heap of new information about the forthcoming Android tablet over on its web site way ahead of schedule.

The most critical fact we now have is the price, with the Andy Pad set to launch at an RRP of £129. Internally, the tablet will run the popular A8 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, with Android 2.3 confirmed as the OS. All good thus far.

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No word on the critical screen technology hot potato, though. But if Kogan can squeeze a capacitive display into its super-cheap tablet, hopefully Andy Pad can too.

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  1. If this has a decent screen then this will fly off the shelves. Think I want one.

    • chris, Swansea

       /  June 19, 2011

      If it has HDMI then surely it will have a half decent screen?

      • Gary C

         /  June 19, 2011

        I think they put HDMI on tablets so you can easily play your media on an HDTV, rather than play HD content on the actual tablet.

        • Chris, Swansea

           /  June 19, 2011

          Yes. my point was, HDMI is a premium feature. so surely it will not have a budget screen ?

  2. Chris

     /  June 18, 2011

    My Guess is that CPU is either the Telechips 8803, Rockchip 2918 or the Samsung PV210 they seem to all fit the spec that Andy is talking about.

  3. Providing this gives a reasonable browsing experience and isn’t the same foul quality as the other low cost Android tablets I am definitely getting this.

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