One of the famous Chinese tablet manufacture, Teclast has expanded their Android tablet line up with Teclast P88s Mini. Designed for that want to buy new Apple Ipad Mini but did not want to spend much money, the P88s Mini tablet that based on the ARM cortex-A7 Quad-Core platform and running on the latest Android Jelly Bean for operating system will gives enough performance for light multimedia and entertainment tasks.
Under the hood, Teclast P88s Mini tablet has similar configurations like the SANEI N83 8 inch tablet, except the memory storage. It also powered by Allwinner A31s quad core processor that clocked at 1GHZ, incorporated with 1GB of DDR3 RAM and preinstalled with the 4.1 version of Google Android Jelly Bean for operating system. Yeah, this is not a high end tablet, but for student, home users and other entry level user that needs a decent tablet for daily activities, this model still gives enough performance for that.
This tablet integrated with Mali 400 as graphics engine and boasts a 7.9 inch Capacitive multi touch screen display with support a 1024 x 768 native resolution. According to company, the 7.9 inch tablet capable to play 720p video playback and also uses IPS for bright, clear, crisp, vivid color and wider viewing angles than other conventional tablet. Of course, it also equipped with dual camera, a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera for face to face video chats and a 2.0 megapixel rear camera on the back for recording video or capture photos.
Unlike the SANEI tablet that brings a 8GB NAND Fast Flash, the newest Teclast’s tablet offers larger memory space with a 16GB NAND Fast Flash as internal memory, delivers larger memory to store more video, music and Android Applications. On the side, the Micro HDMI slot allows users to share multimedia files and enhanced viewing experience on the bigger HDTV, along with micro USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm Earphone Jack, microphone and volume button.
It comes with Black front silver Metallic Back and a sleek ergonomic design, make it good looking and fells comfortable in your hand. Speaking of size, the 299 gram tablet has dimension in 200 x 151.5 x 9 mm and bundled with a 3900mAh Lithium Polymer battery that promises will gives up to 6 hours of battery life on single charge. Furthermore, the P88s Mini also equipped with built in speakers, Flash player 11 support, G Sensor, File Manager, iReader, Calculator, Quick Office and full access to Google Mobile Service, such as Email, YouTube, Search, Google Plus and Android Play Market.
For web browsing or streaming video from internet, user can use IEEE 802.11 b/g/n WLAN wireless or External 3G Modem via USB 2.0 port. Yeah, this is an entry level tablet that not supported to play modern 3D games, built in small memory space and lacks Bluetooth connection. But, with a starting price around at $171, Teclast P88s Mini tablet is one of the most affordable iPad Mini alternative form Chinese brand. Looking for bigger tablet that shipped with same processor? If the price is your big concern, we recommend you to check Ployer MOMO20s 10.1 inch tablet that supports a 1280 x 800 native resolution and can you grab for price under $250.