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Testing cheap dual OS tablet as FPV

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by nikon., May 12, 2015.

  1. nikon.

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    I ordered the Chuwi Vi8.
    That's an €100,- 8" inch dual OS tablet (Windows 8.1 & Android). I wanna use it as FPV tablet with my P3P. It haves also an HDMI-output option.
    I will keep you guys posted when the tablet arrives. Maybe another good and cheap solution for FPV.

    There are several reviews, including this one about the tablet.
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  2. nikon.

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    Update: Got the tablet today. Works really smooth with no bugs or lag (Android 4.4 with Pilot App 1.1.0). Great tablet! Really recommended! :D
     
  3. Dentman

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    Seriously! A tablet that works good for about $100! Nice! Anything you don't like about it? Have you tried the windows side yet?
     
  4. nikon.

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    I'm seriously!! Windows is smooth too!!
     
  5. Dentman

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    Nice! Thanks for sharing!
    It only took a few days to get from bang good?
     
  6. nikon.

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    Yes. Shipped with DHL (Express Delivery), but have not a nice suprise because DHL add local taxes and custom border values. So that adds 40,- extra for me. So my advice: ship with low cost to avoid added taxes etc.
     
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    Got the X98 Air 3G from aliexpress.com. It was about $130 on sale when I bought it. Works great!
     
  8. nikon.

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    X98 air is great 2! All chinese tablet with a descent Intel processor and 2GB RAM wil do the job :)
     
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    How are these in direct sunlight?
     
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    I purchased a $40 droid tab from PC Richards. It was crap. Resolution was horrible and the tab itself was laggy.
     
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    So Intel cpus work, great news. Show us a footage how smooth it is. :)
     
  12. nikon.

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    I will post a video this week, when the weather is better. :) keep u guys posted
     
  13. nikon.

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    I tested it in direct sunlight, similar to my nexus 5, So not bad at all, but a sun shade would make it even better.
     
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    Thanks for all the info.
     
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    Wow very nice. Dual OS and HDMI output for that price, thanks for recommending this, I'll probably buy it.
     
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    Its now at 87.99$ during 4 days, this is a great price for a 2GB ram, 32GB dual OS tablet: http://j.mp/1djvWL7

    @nikon does the tablet has brightness to be used in sun light? Can you show us how fast it is? Seems a great deal.
     
  18. nikon.

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    Brightness can be compared with the LG (Google) Nexus 5, so its average but good with a sun shade. I buyed it from Banggood too. Very good service and shipping. They send the tablet in their own box instead of the factory box. So it's better protected from falling / delivery shocks etc.
    It's really a great deal. I will post some images later this week :).
     
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    Thanks again nikon , really for the price we can't get anything better.
     
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    I'd be so afraid to do anything on a tablet that cheap. Isn't the license for Windows 8.1 alone more expensive than that tablet? I'd be concerned about non-licensed versions of Windows/Android/Play Store etc. that are all hacked with malware out of the box. Just sayin'...