Here's a cheaper Jelly Bean-powered alternative to the Nexus 7

Here's a cheaper Jelly Bean-powered alternative to the Nexus 7
If you're on the lookout for an affordable 7" Android tablet, one of the options that you're probably considering is the Nexus 7. Sure, the Google-powered, Asus-made tablet is pretty nice, with great specs, alluring $200 price tag and all, but you know what? If you don't really care about quad-cores and such geeky stuff, you can actually buy a decent 7" tablet at an even lower price!

Enter the Cube U9GT4 - a 7", dual-core tablet for $130! Hey, don't let the unfamiliar name put you off, as the device is actually pretty well-spec'd. The Cube U9GT4 may not have the advantage of the recognizable brand, but it does have a dual-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 processor with a Mali-400 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 8GB storage space, microSD card slot, and a VGA front-facing cam. What do you say - pretty decent, eh? And when you factor in the fact that it comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean straight out of the box, things surely begin to sound intriguing.

As we said, the screen measures 7 inches. Unfortunately, the resolution is not as high as the one of the Nexus 7 (1280 x 800), but it's still good enough for this screen size - 1024 x 600 pixels.

Design-wise, the Cube U9GT4 is nothing special, but then again, which one is these days? If the idea of a mid-range tablet for $130 (free shipping) sounds good to you, just hit the source link to order one. Alternatively, you can wait a bit more for the iPad Mini, or the rumored $99 Nexus tablet, which may (or may not) become reality by the end of the year.

source: Ownta via AndroidAuthority




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17 Comments

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

really nice considering the price point!

2. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Cuba hmm. I dont see the US government letting it past their border.

7. g2a5b0e unregistered

Cuba? Are you serious? Where did you get that from?

3. Seymur unregistered

looks like Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

5. PowTheBowl

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

more like a first gen iPad

4. WinC76 unregistered

An Android tablet running BF3? Seems legit!

6. Evil.Bunny

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

Ha Ha...i was about to say the same thing.

8. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

lol NO!!! not another chinese device!

9. deuel_18

Posts: 54; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

So wheres the link to Order?

12. android_sucks

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

Click "Ownta"

13. deuel_18

Posts: 54; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

it looks low quality...im not trying to put down anyone but i dislikes unbranded Chinese products..im sorry...but i really like this tablet...but the brand and manufacturer hinders me

10. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Big bezel.

11. android_sucks

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

Source link is listed above as "Ownta". Just click it.

14. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

this is something I don't get, A cheap Chinese tablet running JB out of the box and here in the States there are tablets and tablets struggling to update to ICS...

15. deuel_18

Posts: 54; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

My friend Chinese are good in computer programming and computer science so its not wondering they got it themselves

16. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

lol, there is a lot that G-King does not get and that is why he sticks with APPLE products.

17. Techboi

Posts: 84; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Does it have the play store tho?

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