+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 11 of 11
General Chat Thread, Sumvision Cyclone Voyager Tablet PC in General; I'm starting to get tempted by a small tablet... and I've particularly got my eye on this for the price: ...
  1. #1

    LosOjos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    West Midlands
    Posts
    5,771
    Thank Post
    1,511
    Thanked 1,294 Times in 884 Posts
    Rep Power
    813

    Sumvision Cyclone Voyager Tablet PC

    I'm starting to get tempted by a small tablet... and I've particularly got my eye on this for the price: Sumvision Cyclone Voyager Tablet PC - Tablets | Ebuyer.com

    Has anyone used one?

    The missus has a Nexus 7 which I love, but this is less than half the price with what appears to be a very good spec and so it's extremely tempting...

  2. #2
    ricki's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    uk
    Posts
    1,477
    Thank Post
    20
    Thanked 164 Times in 157 Posts
    Rep Power
    53
    Buy a nexus 7 or a 10 if you can afford on.

  3. #3

    LosOjos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    West Midlands
    Posts
    5,771
    Thank Post
    1,511
    Thanked 1,294 Times in 884 Posts
    Rep Power
    813
    Quote Originally Posted by ricki View Post
    Buy a nexus 7 or a 10 if you can afford on.
    Why do you say that?

    I know the Nexus 7 is great, as I say the missus has one, but this is less than half the price so I'm really looking for what people think of this one...

  4. #4
    gtg93's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    364
    Thank Post
    227
    Thanked 47 Times in 39 Posts
    Rep Power
    17
    I got a Sumvision Astro + Plus from Ebuyer - I think I paid £70 after cashback with Quidco.

    It's not amazing, but for £70 it's great. Manages everything I want it to do, can be a bit slow at Web Browsing with the standard browser, but if I use Firefox it's fine.

    The Astro+ specs aren't as good as this either - 1.2GHz single core CPU and 1GB RAM + 8GB storage - Not sure on the GPU though, but can't imagine it being quad like the Voyager.

    If you're not expecting top notch performance, and will only be using it for media playback / web browsing etc I'd say go for it!

    EDIT:
    http://www.quidco.com/ebuyer/ - Quidco link for ebuyer - it's not much at the moment but better than nothing.
    Last edited by gtg93; 28th February 2013 at 01:58 PM.

  5. Thanks to gtg93 from:

    LosOjos (28th February 2013)

  6. #5

    LosOjos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    West Midlands
    Posts
    5,771
    Thank Post
    1,511
    Thanked 1,294 Times in 884 Posts
    Rep Power
    813
    Quote Originally Posted by gtg93 View Post
    I got a Sumvision Astro + Plus from Ebuyer - I think I paid £70 after cashback with Quidco.

    It's not amazing, but for £70 it's great. Manages everything I want it to do, can be a bit slow at Web Browsing with the standard browser, but if I use Firefox it's fine.

    The Astro+ specs aren't as good as this either - 1.2GHz single core CPU and 1GB RAM + 8GB storage - Not sure on the GPU though, but can't imagine it being quad like the Voyager.

    If you're not expecting top notch performance, and will only be using it for media playback / web browsing etc I'd say go for it!

    EDIT:
    Ebuyer Voucher Codes, Cashback & Discount Codes | Quidco - Quidco link for ebuyer - it's not much at the moment but better than nothing.
    Sounds promising... I'd like to play games on it but really it's main purpose would be web, books and viewing photos when out and about... so if yours can handle that with it's lower specs, I might just take the chance!

    What would you say the build quality is like?

  7. #6
    gtg93's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    364
    Thank Post
    227
    Thanked 47 Times in 39 Posts
    Rep Power
    17
    It's not too bad for games such as Angry Birds and Temple Run (I have to turn notifications off for the latter) but for games such as NFS or GTA I've no chance... Although I'd imagine the Voyager would handle it. It's similar specs to my SGS2 and that runs them well.

    The build quality isn't bad for an £70/80 bit of kit. Feels a little plasticy, but that's because the back cover is plastic - but looks quite good and feels pretty solid. The screen isn't amazing, but I've happily sat and watch movies/TV on it without any issues. It's a sustained a good couple of drops from hand height onto concrete and kept running. I've had mine apart and it all seems pretty compact and tidy on the inside too (I tried flashing it, bricked it, and needed to disconnect the battery).

  8. Thanks to gtg93 from:

    LosOjos (28th February 2013)

  9. #7

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,447
    Thank Post
    1,537
    Thanked 1,069 Times in 934 Posts
    Rep Power
    305
    I know @robk bought some cheap Android tablets from the net a bit since cannot remember if his was one of those though....

  10. #8
    robk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Ashbourne
    Posts
    548
    Thank Post
    186
    Thanked 130 Times in 109 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    49
    I used the cheap scroll excel tablets from cpc for a ebook scheme. Does iPlayer and kindle ok, not sure I would go for games play too much.

  11. #9

    JJonas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    North Walsham, Norfolk
    Posts
    3,207
    Thank Post
    418
    Thanked 450 Times in 335 Posts
    Rep Power
    390
    Did you look at the ReevooMark link?

  12. #10

    Danp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    1,467
    Thank Post
    78
    Thanked 170 Times in 150 Posts
    Rep Power
    148
    We have a batch of these on their way

    Acer Iconia B1 Tablet PC - Tablets | Ebuyer.com

  13. #11

    LosOjos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    West Midlands
    Posts
    5,771
    Thank Post
    1,511
    Thanked 1,294 Times in 884 Posts
    Rep Power
    813
    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    Did you look at the ReevooMark link?
    Yeah and it sounds pretty good for the money, but I prefer to hear straight from people I trust - too many numpties on those review sites, especially when it comes to tech!

    Quote Originally Posted by Danp View Post
    We have a batch of these on their way

    Acer Iconia B1 Tablet PC - Tablets | Ebuyer.com
    I saw those too - they look interesting. Not as good spec as the Sumvision, but it's a name I trust... having said that, I've owned a few Sumvision products over the years too and have always found them to be impeccable VFM, just not as good build quality as Acer...



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Tablet PC for child with Cerebral Palsy
    By eean in forum Hardware
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 5th June 2008, 02:20 PM
  2. Tablet PC
    By localzuk in forum Hardware
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 5th February 2007, 09:18 AM
  3. Sophos and Tablet PC
    By ticker in forum Windows
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 27th September 2006, 02:46 PM
  4. Installing Tablet PC on a Laptop
    By thom in forum Educational Software
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 26th May 2006, 10:38 AM
  5. Tablet PCs - recommendations??
    By SpuffMonkey in forum Hardware
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 16th October 2005, 10:05 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •