Chinese Android tablets are cheaper, here’s why
- Nov 21, 2012, 13:26 PM IST
A tablet with Android 4.0 Icecream sandwich operating system at less than Rs 3000! Yes, Chinese tablets are available at the lowest possible cost and with good specifications, At least when you look at the cost you will not worry about the specifications of the device.
The cost of the tablet gets reduced due to the use of (1) a low cost or you can say free operating system like Android (2) use of processor which is cheaper.
According to the blog paparadit, the Chinese brand tablets use CPU which are cheaper in cost like the Amlogic AML8726-M single-core Cortex A9 with Mali-400 GPU used in Tabulet Troy, Apad, DTC, Allwinner A10 chip used in Ainol Novo 7, Gemei A2 and Rockchip RK2918 single-core Cortex A8 used in MSI Windpad Enjoy 10, Vandroid, Cube u9GT2, Smartfren Andro Tab 7
DoAndroids says “the Chinese electronics industry has been (in)famous for producing cheap copies of brand products. Since the arrival of Android, however, some of these manufacturers are slowly starting to build their own brand names”.
[Images of the $54.88, $115.59, $54.88 and $85.37 tablets from gadgetsdealer.com based in Beijing]