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Lenovo 7" tablet

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Neil Mellon, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Neil Mellon

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    Gday everyone,
    New to drones and my dad and i have a brand new Phantom 3 Standard. Very impressed so far. Have 10 flights so far and captured some awesome footage.
    I have been reading alot I of everyone's posts here and its clear this is the subject matter expert place to be.

    Anyway as you are all aware getting a medium tablet to use rather than my phone is a good option.

    Want to know if anyone has / is using one of these
    Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20 7"
    The relevant specs are as follows,
    • Brand
      Lenovo
    • Operating System Edition
      Android 4.4
    • Operating System Type
      Android
    • Platform
      Android
    Connectivity
    • Bluetooth Compatibility
      Bluetooth 4.0
    • Internet Connectivity
      Wireless
    • Wireless Protocols
      WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    Display
    • Display Resolution
      1024 x 600
    • Display Size (Diagonal)
      7 inches
    • Touch Screen
      Yes
    Processor and Memory
    • Number of Processor Cores
      Quad-Core
    • Processor Clock Speed
      1.3 GHz
    • Processor Manufacturer
      MediaTek
    • Processor Number
      MT8127
    • RAM Installed Size
      1 GB
    Storage
    • Digital Storage Capacity
      8 GB
    • Included Flash Memory
      8 GB
    • Supported Flash Memory Cards
      microSD
    • Supported Flash Memory Cards
      microSD
    Thanks for those that reply with good/ bad info.....

    Neil
     
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  3. Oso

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    Hi Neil. Welcome sir.
    You may also want to check in the P3S forum. Cheers!
     
  4. Neil Mellon

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    Yeah my first mistake. Wrong thread. Sorry for that one....
     
  5. PEEFA

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    The Lenovo you state will work fine. I have an A7-10 and it's perfect and shows very little lag


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  6. trevsdad

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    I have the 8" Lenovo A7 and it works just fine, with one exception. It will not run the 'Litchi' app from ver. 3.0 and up. It's ok though...you'll just have to side load ver 2.7 and stick with that. There haven't been any major feature upgrades since that so it isn't much of a bother
     
  7. jimmybonsaville

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    Is there any reason it doesn't run the latest Litchi? Was about to buy one as a stopgap as quite cheap in the UK
     
  8. trevsdad

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    yup, Litchi 3.0 and above uses an upgraded video codec that the processor in the Lenovo doesn't handle well. the result is a very long lag on the FPV video. As I mentioned, the solution is to use the previous version of Litchi...2.7.0 I think...there's virtually no difference between the two versions in terms of features. BTW this problem doesn't exsist with the DJI GO app and all the other functions are fine. I'm quite happy with mine
     
  9. jimmybonsaville

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    Thanks for the info. I was specifically going to purchase one for pix4d and Litchi as my Intel based tablet isn't supported :-/ I'm assuming staying at 2.7 will mean missing the new announced tracking mode? Has Litchi devs had any feedback on the new code and possibly reverting back?
     
  10. trevsdad

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    I don't think the tracking mode is available yet. nope, no word on flipping the codec issue.
     
  11. jimmybonsaville

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    I just did a little googling and there are threads with the same issue but have had success by emailing tech support at Litchi. They have fixed the issue with rolling back the codec.
     
  12. ryanmanchester

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    Tab 2 NO NO NO tried it useless lags, now got a honor x5 better than my iPad or iPhone, ebuyer


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  13. trevsdad

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    Are you sure??? Last time I checked (...about a month ago) ver. 3.0 still make the app lag on the Litchi. I know this cause my ver. 2.7.1 was auto updated and I had to roll it back. Frankly m hoping your right.
     
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