[Chugalug] Jelly bean
basic2point0 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 23:07:36 UTC 2012
I guess this would be similar to buying a Yugo vs a Trans Am vs a station
wagon. If the Yugo gets you around and you don't need to keep up with
traffic on the interstate, then by all means, buy it. If you race on the
weekends, then you'll need the Trans Am. Neither one is useful to you iif
you have 5 kids and a dog to take around town though, so you'll probably
buy the station wagon. Its about what works for your needs.
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 7:01 PM, C A <basic2point0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> It may do more for you, but not for someone else. As was mentioned by
> someone else, not many people need the features that you use. HDMI, OTG
> USB, card slots and such are something that you need, but I don't. I need
> speed and I need stability. A single core 1 Ghz cpu won't work for my
> needs. I use cloud storage because it allows me to move thing between all
> my systems with just a click. Any peripherals that I need are bluetooth or
> are connected to the network and don't need to be directly connected to the
> tablet. If I need all those peripherals directly connected, I use a laptop
> as connecting everything directly makes the tablet no longer portable. I
> can even connect to projectors wirelessly. I still use my laptop from 5
> years ago. It's had some software upgrades since then, but its the same
> hardware. It's on and doing something useful 24/7. I use the same
> smartphone I bought 3 years ago. Same hardware with software upgrades. I
> like to think its because I bought good quality. If my Nexus 7 last 3
> years, its still a better deal than buying 3 cheap tablets that won't last
> as long. It's good quality and it should be supported on the software side
> pretty well for a long time. f you're happy with what you bought, that's
> what matters for you. I've seen 2 cheap tablets that offer updates to
> JellyBean and both of them are known to have issues. Haven't seen any that
> come close in hardware performance though.
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If it saves money and does more - what don't you see?
>> I didn't say I planned on buying a new tablet every year - I said I
>> *COULD* and still spend LESS money than buying a more expensive tablet that
>> will last a couple of years - or even three years.
>> *- Chad W. Smith*
>> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 5:36 PM, C A <basic2point0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> We're talking about a $200 tablet here though, not a $600 one. Please
>>> show me a $60 quad core tablet. I still don't see the point in buying a new
>>> low quality tablet with old technology when you can buy a good quality one
>>> with better technology for twice as much and not have to worry about
>>> migrating to a new system next year.
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