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Re: [LUG] Cheap tablet


On 27/02/17 18:21, Neil via list wrote:
On 27/02/17 16:48, Tom via list wrote:
On 25/02/17 14:22, Neil via list wrote:
Recently we, that is to say the wife, decided we should have a few
more short breaks away. (In this country but, being pensioners, we can
go out of season and get some very good deals.)

The wife has an iPad (I know, but she said it was her money so she
would spend it on what she liked.) It is easy to pack and to take with
us, and she is able to keep in touch with emails, facebook etc while
away. It also takes some half decent photos.

I am obviously not going to pack a 17" inch laptop to take and I do
not have anything suitable otherwise. (I do have a mobile phone, but
it is not a smart phone.)  I am thinking about getting a cheap tablet,
mainly for keeping up with emails and checking local information.

So I have been looking online. And, as usual, I have finished up very
confused. (I don't want anything to do with an iPad, or with Windows,
so that Android is all that is left apparently.) One of the cheapest
so far is the Amazon Fire, which has some mixed reviews and some
others from China. I am wary about those.

If anyone on the list can come up with some ideas/suggestions I would
be grateful.

Many thanks,


Not really a cheap tablet but a Psion5 with new hardware:

Tom te tom te tom

Wow, that does look good. I have not considered a device with a keyboard included. I will certainly be looking into this.


+1 that does look good. I used to have a psion series 2 and then a series 3a. I loved them! haha!

Have you "backed it " Tom?

cheers roly

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