Point of View Mobii WinTab 800W alternatives based on weight, screen-size and form-factor.
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 LTE, 8.0 inch, 272 grams (0.6 lbs)|
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 LTE has a fab super-AMOLED hi-res 2048x1536 pixel 8 inch display with a 4:3 ratio. Essentially a smaller version of the 9.7 inch Tab S2, it is exceptionally lightweight and slim at 5.6mm. You get Samsung's multtasking split screen interface and a fingerprint scanner. The 8MP camera has a notable f1.9 aperture.
|HP Pro Slate 8, 7.9 inch, 350 grams (0.77 lbs)|
The HP Pro Slate 8 is a full HD (2048x1536) business oriented tablet which runs Android Lollipop with native Work Profiles, a feature of Android for work, and has hardware-enabled security, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series processor, 2GB RAM and an HP Duet Pen.
|Apple iPad Mini 4, 7.9 inch, 299 grams (0.66 lbs)|
The not so hot Apple iPad mini 3 has been updated to the 4 which is immediately available. They've sliced off some mass and thinned it down from 7.5 to 6.1mm, iSight camera up from 5MP on the 3 to 8MP and Touch ID is still there. 2GB of RAM and an A8 processor top the new secifications.
|Lenovo Miix 3 (8-inch), 8.0 inch, 360 grams (0.79 lbs)|
The Miix 3 8-inch (known as Miix 300 in some countries) is a budget Windows 8 inch tablet, lowish screen resolution but 2GB of RAM and 64GB of disk storage.
|Archos 80 Cesium (502351), 8.0 inch, 360 grams (0.79 lbs)|
The Archos 80 Cesium is an 8" Windows 8.1 Tablet based on Intel's BayTrail Atom Z3735G SoC. It sports a resolution of 1280x800 pixels and the tablet offers a microHDMI port as well as a microUSB port. With 1GB of RAM and 16GB of eMMC storage this device is not really suited for entering desktop windows, as both of it will quickly exceed its limits. If you stay in Metro mode most of the time this device might be sufficient.
|Toshiba Encore 2 Write 8 (WT8PE-B264), 8.0 inch, 380 grams (0.84 lbs)|
The Encore 2 Write tablets are a step up from the low-cost Toshiba Encore 2 tablets and come with 2GB RAM and 64GB SSD. Stereo speakers, micro USB, microSD and headset ports are included and on the 10-inch version you?ll find an HDMI port. The Encore 2 Write tablets come with an 8MP camera which, if it?s as good as the cam on the original Toshiba Encore, should be enough for some good snaps, business cards, whitebooards and the like. Toshiba are including their TruCapture software to help clean-up some of those captures. There?s a GPS included in the package which is going to help put location tags on your notes and images and the sensor pack also includes a digital compass.
A 15Wh battery is included in the 8-inch tablet. Included in the deal is 1 year of Office 365 with 1TB storage.
|HP Stream 7, 7.0 inch, 365 grams (0.8 lbs)|
The HP Stream 7 is a lightweight 7" tablet build around Intels Atom Z3735G SoC. With 1GB of RAM and 32GB of soldered eMMC memory it aligns itself in the row of low cost Windows 8.1 with Bing tablets. It brings the standard of connectivity features, such as Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi b/g/n. We would have loved to see 5GHz WiFi to be available on some budget devices. The proclaimed runtime of the battery is 8hrs.
|Acer Iconia Tab 8W, 8.0 inch, 371 grams (0.82 lbs)|
The Acer Iconia Tab 8W is an 8" Windows 8.1 tablet based around the Intel Atom Z3735G Bay Trail Processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 32GB of soldered storage. It packs a 17Whr battery and has a proclaimed battery life of 8hrs. WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 are included.
|Odys Wintab 8, 8.0 inch, 350 grams (0.77 lbs)|
The Odys WinTab 8 is an 8" Windows 8.1 Tablet powered by Intels Bay Trail-T platform with an Intel Atom Z3735E quadcore processor. Built in is a microSDHC slot for expansion of storage of up to 32GB. 1GB of RAM seems a bit on the lower side of specs but for media entertainment purposes this should not play a bigger role. In terms of ports there is not much to be told exept the microUSB port which is host(OTG) capable and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Note that this device is sold at a sub 200$ price point.
|Emdoor EM-i8080, 8.0 inch, 355 grams (0.78 lbs)|
The Z3735G is a 4-core CPU running at 1.33Ghz to 1.8Ghz which isn’t bad. There’s little in terms of disk space though – 2GB available to the user on the system shown in the video below although we’re sure the device will ship with a few more than that.
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