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Old 4th August 2015, 12:00   #1606
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I am considering the MI pad tablet. Is it necessary to have a scratch guard on same since it's suppose to have gorilla glass ?

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If its high grade genuine Gorilla glass then no need to put any kind of guard as long as you are not going to forcefully attempt scratching the glass with very sharp objects.
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Old 4th August 2015, 16:20   #1607
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How good is Mi Pad when compared to Nexus 9?

Any first hand reviews and user experience?
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I am considering the MI pad tablet. Is it necessary to have a scratch guard on same since it's suppose to have gorilla glass ?

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I am using one for past 2 months, no screen guard applied. Just a flipcover. It is holding up just fine, don't see any scratches yet.

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How good is Mi Pad when compared to Nexus 9?
Any first hand reviews and user experience?
Haven't used the Nexus 9, so can't compare. But it fits the bill very well for my usage - browsing/music/multimedia/skype.

Camera is not so great, takes decent pictures. Skype video quality is quite good even from the front cam.

If you want to know anything specific, please ask.
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I bought a Samsung Note Pro 12.2 LTE in an impulsive buy. It does fairly good in the tasks I put it to..mostly office/business related. Screen is the same size as the Dell E7240.
But then, I somehow find the Surface 3 appealing.
Both are light, have a Stylus input option and bluetooth keyboard dock etc.


Question - is it better than the Note Pro I am using? I am a bit tossed. is it a worthy consideration to switch to the Surface 3? do you suggest I let this moment pass away and continue with the Note Pro?

I have a buyer for the Note Pro and have to make a quick decision. all suggestions are welcome.
Surface is the ultimate Urban Warrior's tab - its basically a windows ultraportable laptop which can also function as a tab.

But Windows means that it has only limited touch functionality - scribbling notes or client presentations, as opposed to an iPad/Note. Again, does a Note Pro replace your laptop

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I am considering the MI pad tablet. Is it necessary to have a scratch guard on same since it's suppose to have gorilla glass ?

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Not really - but IMNSHO if you have a small child (ours is 4), its best to put something. Over time the child will win and gorilla glass will lose. Our ipad has a couple of noticeable scratches in four years of use - but in retrospect I'd rather have spent 1k more in screen protectors. I esp like tempered glass if you get it in those sizes. It is the ideal protector IMHO.

FK doesnt say it has gorilla glass on their product page btw. get the tempered glass.
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Old 1st November 2015, 07:43   #1610
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My mother wasn't using the Nexus 7 2012 that we had gifted her. Our four year old has become a much more voracious video consumer.

Need guidance on the best rom for the device. Stock 4.4.1 visibly stutters. I'm thinking of rolling back to 4.3 which was fast. I will stick to stock rom only.

Is there any video player better than mx player? I find it quite nice and capable of playing all videos.

A link to any good tempered glass for the device would be really appreciated as well. Thanks in advance.
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.... Our four year old has become a much more voracious video consumer.

Need guidance on the best rom for the device. .....
A non-technical answer - in a year's time he would get lesser interests in videos and more with games.

Time with friends outside the house is also needed to balance it out. Using the tablet too much causes my kid to go cranky. So, now we time his usage.
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Can someone suggest a good tab for lesser than 10k? I am looking at the Mi Pad. My HP Touchpad running CM is just too heavy for viewing for long periods of time.
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Dell Venue is a decent tablet under 10k.
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Anyone using the Samsung Galaxy TabS2 that has a calling facility?
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Any users of iBall Slide Blade X1 (seems like a copy of Lenovo Yoga 2 but with a 10" screen)? Plenty of positive reviews on FK. How do the users here feel about its performance/durablity?

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Thanks for your inputs. Asus is a great brand, however, the reason I am liking the Acer device is - it can double up as a tablet too; at a lower pricepoint of 12.5k effectively.
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Latest is the fondness list is the Micromax Laptab. I find a lot of advantages - 2GB RAM, Windows 8.1.. Its excellent VFM at 15K which includes the dock. The downside (and a huge one at that) is the weight - 1.1kg. .
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I am also looking to buy a Tab , was looking at MI Pad and Canvas Laptab.

Will wait for any members to provide their inputs to finalze.

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Has any one of you taken the plunge and bought one? I ask because I'm torn between the micromax laptab (without SIM) and the Micromax lapbook. The laptab can be used as a tablet also but does not have HDMI out. Chromecast may remedy that, but I read that here are issues for it with win 10. I even cancelled my order on Snapdeal, so that I could do more research. Any leads would be appreciated.
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All,

I am hunting for a specific android tablet that meets the below criteria:

1. amoled screen
2. screen size larger than 9 inches
3. reasonably high PPI

Any recommendations?
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Has any one of you taken the plunge and bought one? I ask because I'm torn between the micromax laptab (without SIM) and the Micromax lapbook....
Yes and i bought the MI PAD, its been 7 months. its used by my son& nephew.

Seems to be good so far, with the price it was for and & specs it was a good deal.

Let me know if you need any other info.

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Am on the lookout for buying a tab but confused between windows and android,which one should i go for? The tab would be used for reading books and occasional web browsing.
I have zeroed down on two-
1-Dell Venue 8 3000 Series Tablet
2-HP Stream 8 Tablet

The tablet must have a sim option.
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Hi Guys, I recently got an iPad mini 2. My prime use is watching movies, reading books/quora etc.
when I checked the iOS for updates, it is prompting to update to iOS 9.2.1. I guess this update is the latest one? Should I go for 9.2.1 update? Will this update slow down my iPad by any chance?

Edit - also one issue I am facing with stock is is that wifi freezes after sometime of inactivity. I have to switch wifi off and then on to resolve the issue. Amy pointers?

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Anyone using the Nvidia Shield K1 Tablet? Thinking of getting one from the US of A.

Loved the first shield but $300+ was a bit too much for me but the K1 is $190 which is crazy for the specs it has.
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