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Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON 1.3GHz 8GB 8" Tablet

1.3GHz Android 8GB 8" Jul 2015
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The 8GB Google Certified Electron tablet from Hipstreet is here and it's ready to make its mark in the world of consumers electronics. The Electron has an 8 high resolution TFT LCD screen with... More
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1 Reason For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers of this age and type.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

The HIPSTREET ELECTRON is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON are also not 3G compatible.

Tablets which are 3G compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£289.09) which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON are also not 4G compatible.

If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 4G compatible then you might also want to consider the SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S (£299.99), or the SM-T555N Galaxy Tab A (£289.09) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the HIPSTREET ELECTRON is 29GB, and the internal storage capacity range from 1.1GB to 520GB. The HIPSTREET ELECTRON has one of the smaller internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) amongst tablet computers of this age.

If this tablet internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A (£179.99) (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the HIPSTREET ELECTRON has one of the lower rear camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the HIPSTREET ELECTRON have rear camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP.

If you would prefer a higher rear camera resolution then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A (£179.99) (5MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the HIPSTREET ELECTRON has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst tablets of this age. Tablet computers that came out around the same time as the HIPSTREET ELECTRON have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of tablets of this type and age is 87GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON range from 0.5GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.9GB. The Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON has a quite small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON.

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Only DDR-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON has a DDR-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most similar spec tablets that were launched more than a year ago.

A DDR-SDRAM internal memory type is in fact the worst internal memory type across all similar spec tablet computers that have been around for more than a year.

Across comparable types of tablet the best internal memory type is LPDDR3-SDRAM.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON

Released Over a Year Ago

Hip Street released the HIPSTREET ELECTRON over a year ago.

Four Processor Cores

The Hip Street HIPSTREET ELECTRON has four processor cores which is average compared to the other 152 tablet computers of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4 processor core tablet computers currently available including the SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A (£179.99), or the SM-T705 Galaxy Tab S both from Samsung or the Ematic EGQ178 which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The HIPSTREET ELECTRON has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON.

If you want a tablet with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-T815 Galaxy Tab S2 (£424.00) (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The HIPSTREET ELECTRON has a pretty standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HIPSTREET ELECTRON.

Tablets with a larger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-T550N Galaxy Tab A (£179.99) (9.7" and higher rated).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Google Applications
Personal Info Management App
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Battery
Battery

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Barcodes 00628905025517

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