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New/used movie tablet?

theemaster 470 41 January 15, 2016 at 08:17 AM
hey guys.. I'm in the market for a new tablet.. my winbook has died on me twice!

And I can't trust it anymore.. (even if I just got a 3rd one..) Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)

It was a 1200x800 8 inch with that quad core intel processor and 2 Gb of ram.. and it did use a type of ssd hard drive.. it also had bluetooth and HDMI-out

So I'm looking for a similar make model and spec's.. preferably windows.. but if you think a android can run a 1080p movie x264 on a external monitor I'd be fine with that...

So I would say processing power or a graphics chipset and hdmi-out/bluetooth are important.. high amount ram is highly useful.. so let's make the minimum 2 Gb

I only paid $70 for the winbook.. and as you can see it's spec'd out awesome but ahhh it appearantly has some sort of hardware fault which will break this beautiful machine every time.. EEK! if I could have got the squaretrade warranty..? I might have been happy.. (probably not.. they probably wouldn't repair it.. just send me a check Frown )

my main use for the tablet was to slap it on a table and watch movies/rifftrax.. but again I'd love it if I could pump it to a monitor and watch a hdmi-out movie.. (this tablet could not play intersteller big file 14 Gb copy x264.. it would space out in vlc sometimes but lighter 1080p's it was fine.. 7-8 Gb file.. mostly)

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If there are any left of these by the time you read this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acer-Tabl...252009514?

it might be what you're looking for - HD screen, 2G, expandable, supposedly micro-hdmi out.
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Quote from thepopmonster View Post :
If there are any left of these by the time you read this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acer-Tabl...252009514? [ebay.com]

it might be what you're looking for - HD screen, 2G, expandable, supposedly micro-hdmi out.
yah their not bad.. no mention of bluetooth but I guess we can just assume.. 16 gb hd?? (Frown) 1 Gb of ram for windowz.. hmm.. yah not so good these days..

I think the scariest thing is you don't see the "squaretrade 2 year prompt.. and the fact a bunch are 'manufactured refurbished' I'm thinking I may try out the latest "microcenter" winbook models.. they'll be $150-200+ but they do have bigger screen sizes.. it's such a shame my 8" died on me 2-3 times.. (one time I cracked the screen.. so I admit fault there.. but that biotch Frown probably would have broken anyway!)

Microcenter finally called it quits with e'm.. now my local one only has "the manufacture refurbished/had to be fixed ones" and shock my ass silly I sold mine this morning for $150.. so unfortunately this poor guy may have a "expensive" paperweight in 2 months Frown

I saw one going on cowboom for S40-60 this morning.. (in their marketing email) but still it was too cheap/too cheasy.. underspec'd and likely to break fast Frown
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Quote from thepopmonster View Post :
If there are any left of these by the time you read this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acer-Tabl...252009514? [ebay.com]

it might be what you're looking for - HD screen, 2G, expandable, supposedly micro-hdmi out.
ahh this one was a lot better.. was like the winbook.. only better.. and went OOS fast..

http://slickdeals.net/f/8443055-32gb-acer-aspire-switch-10-1-windows-tablet-pre-owned-80-free-shipping
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yah their not bad.. no mention of bluetooth but I guess we can just assume.. 16 gb hd?? (Frown) 1 Gb of ram for windowz.. hmm.. yah not so good these days..

I think the scariest thing is you don't see the "squaretrade 2 year prompt.. and the fact a bunch are 'manufactured refurbished' I'm thinking I may try out the latest "microcenter" winbook models.. they'll be $150-200+ but they do have bigger screen sizes.. it's such a shame my 8" died on me 2-3 times.. (one time I cracked the screen.. so I admit fault there.. but that biotch Frown probably would have broken anyway!)

Microcenter finally called it quits with e'm.. now my local one only has "the manufacture refurbished/had to be fixed ones" and shock my ass silly I sold mine this morning for $150.. so unfortunately this poor guy may have a "expensive" paperweight in 2 months Frown

I saw one going on cowboom for S40-60 this morning.. (in their marketing email) but still it was too cheap/too cheasy.. underspec'd and likely to break fast Frown
This is like a bad breakup with your ex

You create a thread stating that you don't want another Winbook because the past 2 have cheated on you and then you pass on another option because you're going back to the Winbook

LOL LMAO
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Quote from jbonez21 View Post :
This is like a bad breakup with your ex

You create a thread stating that you don't want another Winbook because the past 2 have cheated on you and then you pass on another option because you're going back to the Winbook

LOL LMAO
Nah, not going back.. apparently I can't so far.. microcenter has dropped that brand (which may actually be their brand) it looks like a $80 2 year warranty from microcenter would stop them from breaking.. (for 2 years) but that's kinda pricey given they only cost a $100
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