Images that we took outside with the 5MP autofocus camera are downright abysmal as detail is lacking, and colors are not accurate and have a blue hue to them. Inside images also fared poorly, as there was plenty of grain visible in low light, and the LED flash is so weak that it can’t illuminate a standard sized room.

Even though you are able to record video at 1080p resolution with 30 frames-per-second, chances are you won’t want to watch them. It’s a painful process as videos will show poor contrast, inaccurate saturation and color rendering, meaning you won’t use this tablet to record any videos of importance.

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Using the standard stock Android music player (Play Music), it has the balanced appeal with its presentation to remain relevant. However, with its two speakers, which offer SRS WOW HD, it doesn't really deliver any potent punch with its output to throttle any sort of commanding tones – though, the available equalizer settings help things a little bit.

Again, it isn't all that unexpected to find the tablet easily handling most high-def videos we throw at it – like 1080p ones encoded in H.264, MPEG-4, DivX and Xvid. However, due to its washed out looking display and poor viewing angles, it doesn't present us with the best viewing experience. 

But one nice feature is the addition of the microHDMI output to provide you with a mirrored experience on an HDTV.

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