Cheap and cheerful iPad clone
24 May 2013 | techradar
With the iPad mini selling for a mighty £269 (US$329, AU$369) despite its small size, it was never going to be long until those responsible for 2012`s slew of 10-inch iPad beaters turned their attentions to Apple`s newest, smallest pad. In truth the likes of Archos, Acer and Samsung were almost certainly working on 8-inch tablets well before Apple`s launch of the iPad mini - and so-called `phablet` phone-tablet hybrids aren`t much smaller -...
Pros: Low price, Android Jelly Bean, Decent build quality, miniHDMI & microSD slots,
Cons: No Bluetooth or GPS, Low quality screen, Poor audio, Short battery life,
Verdict: There are problems, issues, and `missing` features when you compare the Archos 80 Titanium to an iPad mini, but Apple`s small tablet costs twice as much. The Archos outperforms it in many areas, so if you`re considering a small tablet you should seri...