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MSI Primo 81
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MSI Primo 81 A31S 1GHz 16GB 7.85" Tablet

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A31S 1GHz Android 16GB Nov 2013
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Ultra Slim, Ultra Light Extremely thin, extremely light, extremely powerful 7.85" Multi-touch Control Screen. With IPS (In-Plane Switching) IPS board offers high quality full-wide angle... More
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7 Reasons For

Nice Design

One MSI Primo 81 owner said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The Primo 81 is has a strikingly similar design, near identical dimensions” in their review of the MSI Primo 81.

One customer who reviewed the MSI Primo 81 concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Kitguru.net mentioned in their review of the MSI Primo 81 “A nice looking tablet.”.

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Robust

One person who bought the MSI Primo 81 reckoned that it was strong and durable. Expert website Hardwaresecrets.com mentioned “The high-quality screen and sturdy all-aluminum”.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Primo 81 has a very large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the Primo 81. Tablets of a similar age and type to the Primo 81 have internal storage capacity of between 8GB and 16GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 9.3GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the HP Slate 8 (£209.99) which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many tablet computers that are a comparable age to it.

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1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet has a 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Narrow

The Primo 81 is fairly narrow (only 135 millimeters) compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that were released around the same time as the Primo 81. Similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Primo 81 have widths of between 120mm and 260mm, and the average width is 190mm.

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Very Thin

Across all the A31S processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Primo 81 the thicknesses range from 7.5mm to 170mm. With a thickness of only 7.82 millimeters, the Primo 81 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst tablets of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

MSI Only Has Poor Tablet Reviews

Tablet computers produced by MSI have an average rating of 59%, which is in the bottom 5% of all tablet brands that we have analysed.

Poor Battery Life

Two MSI Primo 81 owners who reviewed the MSI Primo 81 reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Martin Durkan wrote on Amazon last year “Lasted 3 weeks before a battery fault came on” in his review. Three years ago Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this tablet on expert website Expert Reviews “It's underpowered and the battery life is poor”.

Not 4G Compatible

The Primo 81 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for more than two years are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The MSI Primo 81 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets of this age and type are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Primo 81 is 110GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Primo 81 has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Primo 81.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

Tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Primo 81 have maximum battery life of between 3h and 4,600h. With a maximum battery life of only 5.5 hours, the Primo 81 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Primo 81.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Primo 81 is 0.25MB and the largest is 4MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Primo 81 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Primo 81.

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Quite Low Battery Capacity

At only 3,500 milliamperes * hour, the MSI Primo 81 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Primo 81. The battery capacities of A31S processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Primo 81 range from 2,300mAh to 6,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,300mAh.

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Very Quiet Speaker Power

Across all the tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Primo 81 the speaker power range from 0.5W to 1W. The Primo 81 has one of the quieter speaker power (only 0.5 Watts) amongst A31S processor tablets of this age.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the Primo 81 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Primo 81. The processor clock speeds of A31S processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Primo 81 range from 1GHz to 1.5GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Slate 8 (£209.99), or the Slate 7 Plus both from HP or the Ice-Phone Ice-Phone.

If you want a tablet computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Brigmton BTPC-1014QCHD (1.2GHz), the TenGO Induce 101 (1.2GHz), or the Blaupunkt Endeavour 800 QC (1.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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4 Other reasons to consider the MSI Primo 81

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this A31S processor tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Cores

The MSI Primo 81 is a four processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other 18 A31S processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Primo 81 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4 processor core tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Slate 8 (£209.99), or the Slate 7 Plus both from HP or the TenGO Induce 785 Quad Core.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

The Primo 81 has a relatively average rear camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available including the TenGO Induce 785 Quad Core, the Leotec L-Pad Supernova S, or the HP Slate 8 (£209.99) which has better reviews.

If this tablet rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to consider the Blaupunkt 101G (3MP), or the Ice-Phone Ice-Phone (5MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

The Primo 81 has a fairly average screen size (7.85 inches) compared to most of the other A31S processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Primo 81.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 7.85" tablets currently available including the TenGO Induce 785 Quad Core, the HP Slate 8 (£209.99), or the Ice-Phone Ice-Phone which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Blaupunkt Endeavour 800 QC (8"), the Brigmton BTPC-905QC (9"), or the Nevir NVR-TAB9QHD S5 (9") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Architecture
Processor Brand
Processor Family
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
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mini HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Video Format
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Design
Size
Form Factor
RoHS Compliant
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
WiFi
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Total Storage Capacity

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Expert Reviews

(13)

Hardwaresecrets.com

30 April 2014

The MSI Primo 81 is an excellent option for anyone looking for a small and light low-cost tablet to browse the web, access social networks, read emails, etc.It may not have the most powerful...

Hardwaresecrets.com

7 December 2013

Looks similar to the iPad Mini and is well-priced, but it's underpowered and the battery life is poor...

21 November 2013

A nice looking tablet, but it is clear that MSI have had to cut corners to achieve such a low price...

Kitguru.net

29 October 2013

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28 October 2013

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 January 2015 by Martin Durkan

Lasted 3 weeks before a battery fault came on. Apparently its not covered in the warranty so they want.

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers msi 00n821sku2, apple 9s7n82124046
Barcodes 04719072304249, 04719072304775, 04719072316518, 04719072321932

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