08-15-2010 07:26 AM
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  1. chris4404's Avatar
    After reading the Engadget review earlier today I wasn't blown away by this new tablet but with a price of $200 and Amazon's great return policy it doesn't seem like a total dud. Anyone else taking the dive with me or am I on my own?

    05-13-2010 03:03 PM
  2. mattd390's Avatar
    Very very tempting. I have to see it in person before I bite. With all of the tablets that are supposed to be coming out, I have to be sure lol. I read on maximumpc.com that via is making one that will retail for around $100. A lot to look forward too .
    05-26-2010 08:35 PM
  3. jboogie3's Avatar
    i was actually gonna buy this but then found out alot better ones are coming this summer so ill wait and see.. but the price is very good and hard to beat
    05-31-2010 10:10 PM
  4. Aaron_Durant's Avatar
    Isnt it only running 1.5? thats a big puttoff for me
    06-02-2010 09:24 AM
  5. G33k4B3AR's Avatar
    So has anyone see the Augen 7" tablet that Kmart has on the front page of their ad for $149?

    [link removed]

    The specs are not posted on Kmarts site but Augen (Gentouch)
    [Link removed]
    800x480 color TFT touch panel screen

    Android 2.1

    CPU: 800 Mhz

    Ram: DDR2 256mb

    Internal Memory: 2GB

    Expansion Slots: SD/MMC card slot up to 16GB

    Wi-Fi Connectivity with Full Web Browsing Capability

    Supports Ebook Formats: Text, PDF, E-PUB, HTML

    Supports Media Formats: MP3, WMA, FLAC, AAC

    Supports most popular E-Book formats

    Picture Viewer in JPEG, BMP

    Video Player

    Rechargeable Lithium Battery

    Carrying case included

    Accessories Included

    Leather Carrying Case

    USB Cable (for data transfers only)

    UL Certified AC Adapter
    07-26-2010 03:36 PM
  6. cr3amy's Avatar
    They talk about this thing at Androidguys.com btw.

    Personally, I think I might wait for the GalaxyPad since I'm going for the Sprint Epic, but for $150 this seems interesting...
    07-26-2010 04:20 PM
  7. AnAm85's Avatar
    Yes I saw this in the circular ad that came in the Sunday newspaper but I called both K-Marts near me and they havent even gotten them in yet! I will buy this thing if it's available but nobody has it yet and you can't buy it online! It looks pretty interesting for $150...

    Kmart Online:
    Kmart - Weekly Circular

    Augen Website:
    07-26-2010 04:49 PM
  8. cr3amy's Avatar
    According to Engadget, won't hit online store, and should hit shelves later this week
    07-26-2010 04:50 PM
  9. Faulk_Wulf's Avatar
    Why has this not been exploding in the news? The Dell Streak gets rave reviews. A 7" Android Slate-- shouldn't this be like... Idk, a big deal? I've been waiting for an "Android iPad" for a while now. This might even obsolete my desire to buy a Nook as this is cheaper.
    07-26-2010 04:53 PM
  10. potheadhero's Avatar
    For $150 I will buy this in an instant! This thing came out of nowhere.
    07-26-2010 04:57 PM
  11. Warriorhof10's Avatar
    I have to agree. 150 for a 7" tablet isn't bad at all. Thinking of scarfing one of these up.
    07-26-2010 07:17 PM
  12. mr.saving's Avatar
    Any reviews yet?

    It's not blowing up on the news because a big name isn't behind it (HP,Dell,Apple,etc...)
    07-26-2010 07:45 PM
  13. AnAm85's Avatar
    The Augen website, GENTOUCH , shows that the tablet is called the GENTOUCH and has access to the Android Market.

    $150, Android tablet? SOLD!
    07-26-2010 09:27 PM
  14. potheadhero's Avatar
    I am hoping someone puts out a review for one of these.
    07-27-2010 09:18 AM
  15. Tortan's Avatar
    I stopped by the local Kmart, and aside from it being empty, it did have 4 of the device. As I am new to android, I really wouldn't know what to look for or how to evaluate the device. Took a photo of the boxes if anyone is intrested.
    07-27-2010 08:32 PM
  16. techninja's Avatar
    Finally, a user reveiw

    I'm unable to post a link, but you can search youtube for augen tablet. It's about 9 min. Looks like a cool dev toy, sweeeet.
    07-27-2010 09:08 PM
  17. abrown00's Avatar
    If this thing is running stock Android, what are the chances of 2.2 with JIT getting on this sucker? Would think that would help with the lag, right?
    07-27-2010 10:38 PM
  18. JustJerry#AC's Avatar
    I would buy this device in an instant if it had one more feature.

    -Infrared Output- along with a remote control app

    I have never been happy with any universal remotes for my home theater. Be cool if I could have a remote with android on it. Does anybody make such a thing?
    07-27-2010 11:14 PM
  19. barrysanders20's Avatar
    Reviews now suggest you stay away from it. The touch screen is not responsive, requiring you to use the stylus. The interface is sluggish. Also, while it has the Android market, it doesn't allow you to download anything.

    07-28-2010 01:04 PM
  20. thedroidblog's Avatar
    Here's a longer video review of it. I did an unboxing and shows a lot of issues I was having with it.

    Hands On With The Augen Gentouch78 Tablet
    07-29-2010 05:02 PM
  21. mr.saving's Avatar
    Is anyone really surprised?
    07-29-2010 05:28 PM
  22. MartinDroid's Avatar
    Was the launch a failure?
    The thing was bugged+it sold out in like a second.

    They managed to create quite a buzz around it but to wait another month for it seems like they have lost the tablet race

    Anyway I guess that the whole chinese tablet race should calm down soon.
    08-05-2010 07:24 PM
  23. tjyjr's Avatar
    does any body know if there are any wireless gamepads or controllers that are compatable cuz i know it has a full usb,
    08-06-2010 02:32 AM
  24. bryanjfaber's Avatar
    I bought it, I'm installing updates..system not froyo! But when cyanogen completes his rom I'll add it........as far as other android tabs, this one has 800mhz which is less than my evo but more than most of the low end android pads....don't buy this expecting iPad like experience, it is resistive, uses stylus but isn't bad at all for $150 and it's fun to have an android tab! Go buy it
    08-06-2010 07:20 PM
  25. Chiefmcfuz's Avatar
    The thing that kills me is that they put something on sale that wasn't available in any of the stores near me. Then they lied to me saying the thing sold out when I talked to the manager the day before who told me they never got any in and probably weren't going to get any in at all.
    08-06-2010 07:58 PM
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