Saturday , October 21 2017

Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99

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In the latest of a long line of launches for Alcatel, since their brand re-launch last month, Optus has added the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to their pre-paid tablet service for $99.

The tablet, which has some fairly basic specs, does come with a killer feature for those wanting a mobile ready tablet – 3G connectivity. The full list of specs include:

  • 7.0″ 600×1024 Display
  • 1.3GHz DUAL core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB memory with 2GB end user memory, expandable to 32GB via MicroSD
  • Rear and front facing VGA cameras
  • Network connectivity:
    • 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • 3G: 900/2100 MHz
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • 189x106x9.1mm @ 275grams

As a bonus, the tablet also qualifies for 3-months of Netflix from Optus, which is available when you purchase and activate any prepaid device. For more information you can see optus.com.au/netflix & netflix.com/termofuse.

The Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet is available now in ‘Bluish Black’ from the Optus website or through your local Optus Store for $99.

 
Source: Optus.

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5 Comments on "Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99"

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Duncan_J
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Duncan_J

Hmmm, kids/car tablet?

JeniSkunk
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JeniSkunk
Kids tablet, barely maybe. It’s on KK so you can’t install apps to the SD card. So any even slightly space hungry kids game will put a real dent in that paltry 2Gb of on-board user storage. As a video consumption device, it won’t be worth spit, unless you downscale transcode your video content before putting it on the microSD for viewing on that tablet. The screen in it is too low a native res to do standard 720p HD. As a kids camera, you can buy better for cheaper at the major department stores. Comparing this to the Pixi… Read more »
Bris Vegas
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Bris Vegas

“It’s on KK so you can’t install apps to the SD card.”

Yes you can. There are a number of free apps for KitKat that allow you to do so.

“As a video consumption device, it won’t be worth spit, unless you downscale transcode your video content before putting it on the microSD for viewing on that tablet.”

720p (1080p etc) video can be played on lower resolution screens without transcoding.

There are no other 3G capable tablets in this price range. You can even use it as a phone with bluetooth headset.

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